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A Successful 15th Anniversary for LI2Day!

The Maurer Foundation proudly put one foot in front of the other joining LI2Day to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer on June 9, 2018. Celebrating the 15th year of the movement, LI2Day’s mission of raising money that stays on Long Island drew hundreds of walkers, volunteers, supporters, and breast cancer survivors for a [...]

Our Latest Newsletter is Hot Off the Presses!

Our latest newsletter is chock-full of golf photos and the latest in breast health news. Read it online now!

Almost A Quarter Million Dollars Raised For Breast Health Education at the 23rd Annual Golf Classic!

Despite the rain, The Maurer Foundation’s 23rd Annual Golf Classic on May 31, 2018, hosted over 200 golfers, raising almost a quarter million dollars in support of our mission of breast health education. Due to popularity, this year’s event was expanded, allowing participants the option of golfing at two premier clubs-Tam O’Shanter Country Club in [...]

The Sugar and Breast Cancer Link: Does Sugar Really Feed Cancer?

The intersection shared by obesity, cardiovascular disease, and breast cancer is fascinating and noteworthy. Are these potentially pieces of the same puzzle? Where we were previously inclined to view cardiovascular disease and cancer as separate entities, current interpretation is changing as connections are being revealed. What are the common threads between these conditions, and more importantly, [...]

Vegan Black Bean Soup

What would you say if we told you there was a plant-based whole food that was delicious, satisfying, filled with fiber and protein, low in fat, and cheap to boot? You’d probably say there was no such thing. May we present the humble bean. Beans (also called legumes if we’re being fancy) are a breast health [...]

Breast Cancer & E-Cigarettes: Is Vaping a Safer Alternative to Smoking?

Vaping and electronic cigarettes (also called e-cigs or vape pens) have long been touted as healthier alternatives to smoking. But how does vaping compare to traditional smoking, especially when it comes to breast cancer? How Does Smoking Cause Breast Cancer? Medical studies from the last twenty years agree that smoking is bad news when it comes [...]

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 [...]