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Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary with #MaurerMondays

In celebration of The Maurer Foundation’s 25th anniversary, we will be spotlighting some of our supporters, contributors, and friends of the foundation via our #MaurerMondays weekly video. This month the video series features our founder Dr. Virginia Maurer as she shares her thoughts, memories and learned lessons on what we have accomplished throughout the years. [...]

We Care Fund Grant

The Maurer Foundation Increases Its Reach in Nassau County through the We Care Grant

Left to right are: WE CARE Co-Chairs: Christopher T. McGrath, Esq. & Michael H. Masri, Esq., Maurer Foundation Executive Director Susan Samaroo, NCBA President Richard D. Collins. The Nassau County Bar Association continues to help us save lives through our breast health education programs. Once again, we are very pleased to announce that the We [...]

Partner Events Raise Over $50,000 for Breast Health Education

We are proud to highlight our partners who raised over $50,000 on our behalf throughout 2019, with most of the events taking place during October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   Anchin Block and Anchin participated in the Anchin Women’s Initiative Network (AWIN) “Change War,” a competition between floors in their building.Anthony DeFranco [...]

Dr. Virginia Maurer

Celebrating 25 Years of Breast Health Education

When I first began my breast surgeon career 42 years ago, people didn’t discuss breast cancer. It was a taboo topic, even while other, more prominent cancers like lung cancer were getting public attention. In the 90s, there were a lot of myths about what could increase or decrease your risk. Patients would say to [...]

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Breast Health Then & Now

To celebrate our upcoming 25 Year Anniversary, let’s look at how breast health In the United States has changed since our founding In 1995.

Executive Director Susan Samaroo A Guest On Hofstra University’s WRHU FM 88.7

We are honored to have our very own Susan Samaroo, Executive Director of The Maurer Foundation, be welcomed last week as a guest on the Hofstra Morning Wake Up Call, Hofstra University’s daily two-hour student-run talk show. Since our breast health programs reach out to high school and college students, we couldn’t be more excited [...]

Susan Samaroo & Laura Schwab

Sports Cars Raise $1600 For Breast Health Education

We are deeply indebted to Aston Martin Long Island and special guest Laura Schwab, President of Aston Martin The Americas, for hosting this fabulous Cars & Coffee fundraiser in our honor in July. The event kicked off at the Long Island Sports Cars showroom in Roslyn, where we admired and mingled amongst their sleek fleet [...]

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The Maurer Foundation Welcomes New Board Member Greg Schaefer

The staff and Board of Directors of The Maurer Foundation are honored to present the latest member of our Board, Greg Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer and owner of Better Home Health Care Agency, Inc. Greg is a visionary whose leadership and dedication have supported over thousands of recipients of quality health care as well as [...]

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2019 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

Photos from our 2018 October fundraising events. Here’s just a few of the fun and unique fundraisers that are planned for this October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Looking for some great ideas for your own breast cancer fundraiser? Check out last year’s fundraisers or contact us today to brainstorm. If you’re ready to get started, [...]

2018 Cocktails For A Cause event

Cocktails For A Cause Oct. 22nd

DOWNLOAD THE PDF Join the Maurer Foundation Young Professionals Committee on Tuesday, October 22nd for Cocktails for a Cause during Breast Cancer Awareness Month! This fun evening will be held 6–8pm at Havana Central Restaurant, located at 630 Old Country Road in Garden City at the Roosevelt Field Mall. Please pre-register by October 18th using the form below to [...]