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Welcome to Our Newest Board Members

The Maurer Foundation is thrilled to announce the appointment of two new Board Members, Anne Marie Immerso, of Signature Bank and Donald Gelestino, of Champion Elevator.  Anne Marie and Don are not newcomers to The Maurer Foundation as they have both been long-term supporters of The Foundation.  They have served as Co-Chairs of our Golf [...]

Pink Bowl Raises Almost $12,000 For Breast Health Education

Melville, NY, March 19, 2018: The Maurer Foundation was proud to host 90 bowlers for their annual Pink Bowl event, which raised almost $12,000 for breast health education here on Long Island. The 9th annual bowling fundraiser was held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Bowlmor Lanes in Melville. The event was sponsored by Sperry [...]

Grant From Pink Aid Supports Outreach To Underserved Long Island Communities

As one of our most consistent and ardent supporters and funders Pink Aid has made it possible for us to reach the most vulnerable and underserved Long Island community members.  This year Pink Aid of Long Island has awarded The Maurer Foundation $18,000!  This grant will make it possible for us to do things like [...]

New Study Calculates Contribution of Smoking, Poor Diet, Obesity, and Other Modifiable Risk Factors to Cancer in the United States

Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence, expanding and clarifying the role of known risk factors, from smoking to low consumption of fruits and vegetables. The study finds more than four in ten [...]

Board Member Gary Barello Named a 2018 MoXY Men of Distinction Honoree

We here at The Maurer Foundation have known for quite some time that our Board member Gary Barello is a man possessing of the rare qualities that distinguish him amongst the many and we are proud to announce the Moxxie Mentoring Foundation has recognized Gary as one of their 2018 MoXY Men of Distinction Honorees.  [...]

Newest Breast Health Educator Brings the Maurer Message to France

The Maurer Foundation’s Breast Health Educator Training and Certification Program reached its newest milestone with the training of its first international participant. Kathryn Kemp-Griffin founded Pink Bra Bazaar, a breast health charitable organization in France, which also supports women with breast cancer.  Kate spent two days with our Program Manager, further developing her message of [...]

Tamoxifen, Raloxifene & Aromatase Inhibitors: How Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs Work

If you or a loved one has increased risk factors for breast cancer, developing a risk reduction plan is an important conversation to have with your doctor. At our hospital, we always recommend tackling obesity and alcohol usage first, but for those at high risk, chemoprevention can be a small piece of the risk reduction [...]

Breast Cancer Statistics, 2017: Black/white Mortality Differences Closing in Several States

Overall breast cancer death rates dropped 39 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 breast cancer deaths during those 26 years. And while black women continue to have higher breast cancer death rates than whites nationally, death rates in several states are now statistically equivalent, perhaps reflecting an elimination of disparities in those states. The [...]

Jodee Sarisky, One of Our Dedicated Volunteers, Interviewed by The Westbury Times

Jodee came aboard as a Maurer Foundation volunteer when she enthusiastically joined our Golf Committee in the fall of 2016. We are proud to have Jodee as a member of this committee and are thankful for all of her work behind the scenes on many of our special events. Jodee’s motivation stems from her desire [...]

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 [...]