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Every Challenge is an Opportunity

As we approach the end of 2020, we realize that with every challenge there is an opportunity. Hear from our Executive Director to learn more.

Community Partners Raise Funds and Awareness for Breast Health Education in October

In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are proud to recognize our partners who raised funds on our behalf by holding innovative community fundraisers. Putting their Halloween magic to work, a group of fifth-graders from East Meadow dressed up as OPI nail polish and collected donations for our breast health programs and 3 other health-related [...]

Inaugural Pink Ribbon Run/Walk Raises Over $8,000

Our Inaugural Pink Ribbon Run/Walk took place October 11th – 25th, bringing together almost 120 supporters nationwide and raising over $8,000 for breast health education. Participants were able to choose from 5 different events – 5K, ¼ Mile, Name Your Distance, Take Your Dog for a Walk or You Asked, We Answered (where you select [...]

2020 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

Photos from our 2019 October fundraising events. Below are 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 [...]

Taking our Certification Program to the Virtual World

A screenshot of our latest certified educator Maureen Barillaro. These unprecedented times call for unprecedented solutions! The Maurer Foundation has certified our newest breast health educator, Maureen Barillaro from Massachusetts, all while in the safety of her home, via Zoom. Maureen has been connecting with many women while building her business, I Love My Nighty, and [...]

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Male Breast Cancer: What you Need to Know

Not Just a Pink Disease Man holding pink breast cancer ribbon. People often think about breast cancer as a female or pink disease. But the truth is, breast cancer affects both men and women. Since the prevailing idea is that breast cancer only affects women, men often face feelings of emasculation and shame resulting from [...]

John J. Barnosky, Esq. Joins Maurer Foundation Board Of Directors

The Maurer Foundation, a Long Island breast health education non-profit, is pleased to welcome John J. Barnosky, Esq., partner at Farrell Fritz, P.C., as a new member of the foundation’s Board of Directors. Jack Barnosky is a partner at Farrell Fritz who practices trust and estate law, concentrating on estate planning, probate and administration of [...]

Back to School, Back to Virtual Breast Health Programs

Person holding a laptop that says E- Learning With the beginning of the school year comes the return of The Maurer Foundation’s breast health programs. Last spring, we quickly adapted to the changing times and reached 7,300 students with our virtual breast health programs in just three months! This school year, we are looking forward [...]

An Opportunity to Give Without Spending

What is better than giving of your time and making a difference? As we get ready for the new school year, we invite you to be part of an exciting opportunity that will help us achieve our mission of saving lives through breast health education with our innovative distance learning programs. To help us, we’ve [...]

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Breast Health Resource Guide, Sponsored by Pink Aid

A breast cancer diagnosis not only makes a physical impact, it affects the emotional and financial well-being of the patients and their families. With this year’s generous grant from Pink Aid, The Maurer Foundation has developed a comprehensive online resource guide for those dealing with breast cancer. The guide contains contact information for treatment facilities, [...]