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How To Talk To Your Family About Genetic Testing For BRCA & Breast Cancer

With the holidays right around the corner, now is an opportune time to talk to far-flung relatives about breast cancer, other hereditary cancers, BRCA and any genetic testing your relatives may have received. Between a difficult diagnoses and the public nature of a holiday dinner, though, the topic can be tough to bring up, especially [...]

Meet our Newest Certified Breast Health Educator from California

 A story we have heard so many times- a young woman finding a breast lump just months after having her mammogram.  At the age of 41, Jennifer James discovered a golf ball-sized lump on the side of her chest.   She immediately got it checked by her physician, who sent her for testing which revealed a [...]

IRA Tips For End of Year Tax Planning: The Qualified Charitable Distribution

If one of your resolutions or tax planning strategies is to give more to charity, you may want to consider a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD). The QCD IRA charitable rollover is now permanently written into our tax code and may be made from either a Roth or a traditional IRA account. The Main Benefits Of [...]

Q&A: Why Intern At The Maurer Foundation?

Our breast health programs are presented mainly at high schools and colleges, so it’s important for us to get young people involved at the ground level of our non-profit. Our interns offer incredible insight, out-of-the-box thinking, and energy that we love! Here’s an interview with one of our recent interns, Hofstra University graduate Margaret (Gosia) [...]

Partners Across Long Island Help Us to Spread Breast Health Awareness!

Our incredible partners helped us make October extra special when they hosted a wide range of events across Long Island to raise funds to support the Maurer Foundation’s breast health education programs. In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dan and the adorable puppies at Dan’s Dog Walking & Pet Sitting in Port Washington hosted their fifth [...]

Soy and Breast Cancer: What is the Connection?

Whole food dietary soy sources such as tofu, edamame, tempeh, soy nuts, and soymilk are darlings of the plant-based, vegetarian and vegan food movements and have been staples of Asian cuisine for centuries. But not too long ago, breast cancer researchers were concerned about soy’s ability to mimic estrogen in the body, possibly increasing breast [...]

The Rallye Motor Company signs on to help support breast cancer education

To show their support during Breast Cancer Awareness month, Rallye Motor Company is making a donation to the Maurer Foundation for each vehicle sold or serviced at their dealerships up to $5,000! The dealership is decked out in pink to “rallye” for the cause.      

Young Professionals Raise $1,500 at Cocktails for a Cause

Thank you to all that attended the The Maurer Foundation’s Cocktails for a Cause networking event on October 23rd at Havana Central in Garden City. The evening raised approximately $1,500 to help support breast health education here on Long Island. Organized by our dedicated Young Professionals Committee, 50 supporters enjoyed delicious appetizers, great raffle prizes [...]

Support The Maurer Foundation With Holiday Shopping at Americana Manhasset & Wheatley Plaza

Join us in celebrating Champions For Charity Thursday, Nov. 29–Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. 25% Of Your designated purchases will be donated to the participating organization of your choice! Help support our organization by doing your holiday shopping at participating Americana Manhasset and select Wheatley Plaza stores on Thursday, November 29 to Sunday, December 2 during [...]

Bikers Raise Awareness To Fight Breast Cancer: The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education Fifth Annual Motorcycle Ride

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BABYLON, NY— The Maurer Foundation hosted their fifth Annual Motorcycle Ride on Long Island on Saturday, September 29th. More than 70 bikes revved up at the Oak Beach Inn (OBI) and enjoyed a scenic ride to The Maples in Manorville, NY. This year’s event drew more bikers than ever before, raising over [...]