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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 [...]

Cocktails For A Cause October 24th

Join the Maurer Foundation Young Professionals Committee on Tuesday, October 24th for Cocktails for a Cause during breast cancer awareness month! This fun evening will be held at Jewel Restaurant, 400 Broadhollow Road, Melville from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Please register by October 20th using the form below to reserve your spot. Register now for $25 per person or $35 at the door. Entry [...]

Maurer Foundation Partner Events During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During October, Brighton Roosevelt Field will donate $10 to The Maurer Foundation for every Power of Pink item purchased. Check out the selection at Brighton.com. Can’t get to the store? Call 516-741-4987 and they will ship for free! Throughout the month of October, Huntington Honda and Huntington Honda West will donate $10 for every test [...]

Farmingdale State College Invites us to Train Nurses at Southside Hospital

The Maurer Foundation has once again partnered with the Nursing Program at Farmingdale State College to train nurses who are enrolled in the college's Bachelor's Completion Program.  This cohort of students were Registered Nurses employed by Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, N.Y. During this daylong training, the nurses enhanced their knowledge by learning more about [...]

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 [...]

Bikers Raise over $10,000 To Fight Breast Cancer

The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education’s Fourth Annual Motorcycle Ride OCEANSIDE, NY—The Maurer Foundation hosted their fourth Annual Motorcycle Ride on Long Island on Saturday, August 12th. Sponsored by Herber Plumbing & Heating, bikers enjoyed 75 miles of scenic riding from Oceanside to Riverhead, despite the gloomy weather. This event was started by The [...]

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a blood cancer. The cancer linked to breast implants, known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), is a rare form of lymphoma that is classified as a non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), late-onset symptoms of ALCL, as it relates to breast implants, include breast pain, swelling due to [...]

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 [...]

Melanoma’s Link To Breast Cancer: What You Can Do

With the first days of summer upon us, now is the time people start thinking about beaches, barbecues, boating, working on tans and hopefully, sun protection. But what does sun exposure have to do with breast cancer? While tanning and sunburns don’t increase breast cancer risk, it does increase risk for melanoma, a type of [...]

Pink Aid’s Generous Funding Helps to Extend our Reach to Vulnerable Communities

 For the third year in a row, the Maurer Foundation has been awarded funding by Pink Aid of Long Island.  Pink Aid’s grant will support the Foundation’s Bilingual Outreach Program, promoting breast health awareness to uninsured and lower socioeconomic populations across Long Island. The Maurer Foundation has been committed to sharing life-saving information about breast [...]