Ashley Garcia

Ashley was introduced to The Maurer Foundation as a member of their Junior Committee. With a background in marketing and corporate event planning she hopes to have a positive impact on fundraising. As a native Long Islander, she enjoys working at the Maurer Foundation to help educate men and women in her local community. For enjoyment Ashley likes to travel, bake, spend time with her sweet two year old daughter and plan local outings and activities with friends and family.

La Salud del Seno y El Cancer de Mama- Reaching Bilingual Populations

This year, The Maurer Foundation has been awarded a grant from Pink Aid to boost our Bilingual Programs and outreach to lower socio-economic populations of Long Island through our “Embracing Hope” Campaign. The program, that looks to empower  the women and men  of Long Island with the highest riks of fatal outcomes when it comes [...]

Our Proud Return to the LI2Day Walk

HOPE WALKS HERE We are proud to announce that as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary, The Maurer Foundation will return to one of Long Island’s biggest events, the LI2Day! Join the festivities on Saturday, June 13th while our team walks 13.1 miles around scenic Smith Point Park and the surrounding neighborhood.  Walkers receive a t-shirt [...]

You Are What You Eat

With the seasons changing, there is a high chance that many of us will  be under the weather at one point or another. Here are a few tips we can start practicing in order to keep our defenses up: Drink Lemon Water every morning: Boosts Your Immune System. Lemons are high in vitamin C, which is great [...]

20th Annual Golf Classic is Just Around the Corner

Our 20th Annual Golf Classic will take place on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho, NY.  Generously sponsored by Farrell Fritz law firm, we expect another sell out crowd. Golfers will enjoy a fabulous brunch before teeing off on the club’s prestigious 18 holes.  Former NY Jet and Superbowl Champ [...]

Kicking off our 20th Anniversary with The Pink Bowl

On February 8th, 2015,  The Maurer Foundation kicked off the start of our 20th anniversary year with it’s 6th annual bowling event: The Pink Bowl. This year we hosted  a lively Battle of the Banks competition and general public participation.With their support we raised over $21,000 to fund breast health education. We would like to congratulate  our Battle [...]

The Maurer Foundation featured on Newsday

“Helping to lead breast cancer education…” this line opens the article published in the Executive Suite section of Newsday on February 1st, 2015 featuring our Executive Director, Susan Samaroo. Susan and the foundation are highlighted as we begin the celebration of our 20th anniversary and kick off the year with our Pink Bowl fundraiser. Susan [...]

Annual Bowling Fundraiser – The Pink Bowl

Join us for our 6th annual bowling fundraiser – The Pink Bowl! Come out to Bowlmor Lanes in Melville on Sunday, February 8th from 11:30am-1:30pm to enjoy a great afternoon for a worthwhile cause.  Join our “Battle of the Banks” and challenge a rival bank!  Maybe you’d like to challenge another school?  Or just come out for [...]

Special Gift From the WE CARE Fund

We are happy to be the proud recipients of a $1,500 grant from the WE CARE Fund of the Nassau County Bar Association.  We’d like to thank Ms. Kathleen Wright, Mr. Peter Levy and the rest of the Advisory Committee for this wonderful gift. This contribution will assist us in presenting our breast health programs to more high schools in [...]

Sips and Sweets at Vince Camuto

Supporters of The Maurer Foundation got their shop on last night at the Vince Camuto store in Wheatley Plaza as part of a special after hours kick-off event celebrating the annual Champions for Charity holiday benefit. Shoppers were treated to champagne and goodies with some amazing deals on women’s apparel and accessories.  With 25% of [...]

Welcome, Tom Killeen and Gary Barello!

The Maurer Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of two new members to our board of directors, Mr. Gary Barello and Mr. Thomas Killeen. Gary Barello is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development at Biodex Medical Systems. As a highly accomplished HR executive, Mr. Barello brings over 27 years of [...]