Lauren Fisch-Henry

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A Special Holiday Thanks to We Care

The holidays are a great time to acknowledge the exceptional groups that make our work at The Maurer Foundation possible.  A very special thank you to the Nassau County Bar Association whose ardent, continuous support helps to make possible the continued growth and expansion of our Youth Breast Health Program throughout Nassau County.  Over the [...]

Maurer Makes An Impact in the Latino Community

The Maurer Foundation prides itself upon its ability to respond to the diverse needs of the communities we serve, which is why we have spent a great deal of time and effort developing and cultivating our Bilingual Breast Health Program.  As Long Islanders, we know how important it is to grow with the expanding needs [...]

Merits of Meatless Meals

While words like kombucha, seitan, and matcha may sound like words from extinct languages, they are actually tasty food and drink items common in vegan or vegetarian diets. They are also great choices for anyone attempting to decrease their meat consumption and improve their breast health through a good diet. The Center for Disease Control [...]

Maurer Foundation Receives Generous We Care Grant

Thank you to the Nassau County Bar Association for providing The Maurer Foundation a WE CARE Fund grant of $5,000! We would like to express our utmost gratitude to Co-Chairs, Marc C. Gann and Sarika Kapoor, and the WE CARE Fund advisory committee! The WE CARE funding will assist us in presenting our breast health education program to more high school students [...]

The Maurer Foundation Welcomes New Board Member Amanda Sexton

The Maurer Foundation is extremely excited to announce the appointment of Amanda Sexton to our Board of Directors. Ms. Sexton currently serves as an Accountant and Valuation Analyst with Markowitz, Fenelon & Bank and brings more than 10 years of public accounting experience, in the areas of business valuation, litigation support, accounting, and auditing.  Her [...]

Night Work and Breast Cancer: Updated

Here’s good news for the 15 million Americans who work night shifts and other irregular or rotating schedules. A new review that compiled data from over 1.4 million women challenges the 2007 World Health Organization (WHO) assertion that breast cancer risks increase for those working nights. New Data on the Breast Cancer & Night Shift Link [...]

Join The Maurer Foundation at Mpower 2017

The Maurer Foundation is proud to participate in A Mighty Lass’ Mpower 2017 on Saturday, March 11th at LIU Post. “A Mighty Lass” is a foundation that promotes learning strategies that educate, inspire and empower women of all ages. Mpower is a half day event with nationally renowned speakers providing interactive workshops, educational panels, and motivational movements [...]

Pink Bowl Raises Over $10,000 For Breast Health Education

Nineteen teams of enthusiastic bowlers braved the wintry mix of snow and sleet and heated up the lanes with their competitive spirit at The Maurer Foundation’s 8th Annual Pink Bowl on Sunday, February 12th. The bowling fundraiser held at Bowlmor Lanes in Melville, was once again sponsored by Sperry Federal Credit Union and raised over $10,000 for breast [...]

Cocktails for a Cause Raises Over $1,500

A huge thank you to the 50 attendees who took part in The Maurer Foundation’s Cocktails for a Cause event on January 31st at Havana Central in Garden City. The evening raised more than $1,500 to help support breast health education here on Long Island. Organized by our dedicated Young Professional Committee, the evening featured [...]

Maurer Foundation Connects with Massapequa Students

The Maurer Foundation was proud to partner with Massapequa Schools for several days of programs teaching their students about breast health education and the importance of early detection.  The faculty, staff, and students of Massapequa welcomed The Maurer Foundation with enthusiasm.  The students, in particular, participated in our programs asking thoughtful, insightful questions and displayed [...]