Eileen Pillitteri

Eileen Pillitteri

Eileen is the Maurer Foundation Program Manager and comes to us with over 13 years of experience in non-profit settings. The mission of the organization to save lives through education is what drew her to the Foundation. Eileen has designed and implemented training programs for health and human service providers as well as the general public. She has also created and conducted programs that encourage students to make healthy lifestyle choices and avoid harmful behaviors. In her free time, Eileen enjoys taking Spin classes, reading and spending time outdoors with her family.

New Guidance Determines COVID Vaccines
Should Not Delay Mammogram Screenings

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US in March 2020, many non-emergent medical tests and procedures were put on hold. The CDC reported that mammograms offered through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program were down by 87% during April 2020, compared to previous years.(1) This led to concern among the medical community [...]

Our Generous Supporters Shop for a Cause

Taking an active role in the community has been an integral part of the Castagna Realty Retail Group’s mission. Since 1996, their Champions for Charity shopping event has donated 25% of full-price, pre-tax purchases at participating stores to the not-for-profit organization of the shopper’s choice. The Maurer Foundation has been fortunate to benefit from the [...]

There is Strength in Sisterhood

The Maurer Foundation has been in full swing, presenting our educational programs throughout breast cancer awareness month. Over the past few weeks, we have had the honor of working with three amazing sororities – Zeta Tau Alpha, Sigma Delta Tau, & Delta Phi Epsilon. These sororities were focused on raising awareness of breast cancer by [...]

Bilingual Program Educator

The Outside Program Educator is responsible for facilitating the Maurer Foundation’s Breast Health Education program to audiences ranging from high school/college students to community/corporate groups.

New Breast Self-Exam Flier in Greek

Our handy illustrated breast self-exam instructions are one of our most popular pieces of literature. A Greek version is now available to print and download, along with our versions in English, Arabic, Mandarin, French Creole, Polish, Hebrew and Spanish.

A Return to Normal

This past week we were able to do something we had not done since March 2020 – provide in-person training. Monique Higgins, founder of the nonprofit Lovely Empowerment Network Systems located in New Jersey, traveled to our Melville office to participate in the Foundation’s training and certification process.  Monique’s goal is to provide breast health [...]

Bikers Raise Almost $12,000
at the 7th Annual Motorcycle Ride

Click below to play the video from the 2021 Motorcycle Ride June 19th was a great day for breast health education as over 100 bikers and supporters revved up at Ocean Parkway, Babylon and made their way on a scenic ride out to The Maples in Manorville for lunch, raffles, and live music. “I am [...]

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for the administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office, its programs and fundraising events.

Our Supporters Raise Over $200,000 at the 26th Annual Golf Classic

On a picture-perfect day, 134 golfers helped raise nearly $215,000 for breast health education at The Maurer Foundation’s 26th Annual Golf Classic held on May 17th at the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho. The mood of the day could not have been better as brilliant sunshine warmed the links. Golfers had the opportunity to compete [...]

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Maurer Foundation Launches its New Learning Management System

The Maurer Foundation is proud to announce the launch of its own learning management system, which introduces our first asynchronous breast health training program.