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 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 [...]

Black woman wearing headphones while working on a laptop.

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.

Taking our Certification Program to the Virtual World

A screenshot of our latest certified educator Maureen Barillaro. These unprecedented times call for unprecedented solutions! The Maurer Foundation has certified our newest breast health educator, Maureen Barillaro from Massachusetts, all while in the safety of her home, via Zoom. Maureen has been connecting with many women while building her business, I Love My Nighty, and [...]

Providing Breast Health Programming through Distance Learning

Everyone around the world is learning how to adapt to social distancing guidelines. This is particularly true for our educational partners across Long Island and New York City.  The Maurer Foundation has risen to the challenge by working quickly to modify our in-person workshops to seamlessly integrate into the remote learning environment. Teachers are showing [...]

Meeting the Increasing Demand for Certified Breast Health Educators

Over the past few years, the Maurer Foundation has been fielding an increasing number of calls from across the United States to address the need for qualified breast health educators. Last year, we extended our reach across the pond, with our first international trainee. What we find especially satisfying are the longterm connections we maintain [...]

Maurer Foundation Expands Programming in High Needs Communities through Pink Aid’s Support

Since 2015, Pink Aid has provided funding for the Maurer Foundation’s breast health programs in the communities on Long Island with the highest needs. This year, they have generously increased their support through a $22,000 grant which specifically targets socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals and recent immigrants, many of whom are Spanish-speaking. Our educational handout printed in [...]