News & Events

Excitement on the Fairways at Our 29th Annual Golf Classic

Despite the brisk weather, the enthusiasm of golfers remained unwavering as they teed off for the 29th Maurer Foundation Annual Golf Classic on May 13th. Their efforts resulted in an impressive fundraising total of almost $285,000 for breast health education. Beginning their day at Mill River Club and Meadow Brook Club, attendees enjoyed a wonderful brunch before fine-tuning their swings on the putting green and driving range.

The Impact of Food Deserts and Swamps on Breast Cancer Risk

Food swamps and food deserts are both environmental factors that can significantly impact dietary habits and, subsequently, health outcomes including obesity. Breast cancer is one of thirteen obesity-related cancers which account for 40% of all cancers in the United States.  What are food swamps and food deserts and how can they affect breast cancer risk [...]

Maurer Foundation Young Professionals Networking Event

The Maurer Foundation Young Professionals Networking Event is a fantastic opportunity for young professionals to connect and engage with like-minded individuals, while also supporting a great cause. Scheduled for April 17th from 6-8pm, this event promises to be a valuable platform for networking, sharing ideas, and fostering professional relationships.

Have you had a breast cancer risk assessment?

Have you ever wondered where your breast cancer risk falls? Are you at a higher or lower risk? Should you be getting screened sooner? There is a straightforward way to answer these questions. The American College of Radiology recommends that all females have a formal breast cancer risk assessment performed by a medical professional no [...]

Breast Self-Exam Video Now Available in Haitian Creole

https://youtu.be/sJOFU7hNYo8 We are thrilled to announce that our breast self-exam guide is now available in Haitian Creole! The Long Island and NYC communities represent an ever-changing landscape of languages and cultures. Over the past several years we have observed a growing Haitian Creole-speaking population within our local communities. To help meet the health needs of [...]

Board Member Named Grand Marshal
of the Rockville Centre St Patrick’s Day Parade

Congratulations are in order to our very own Maurer Foundation Board member, Greg Schaefer, who has been named the Grand Marshal of the Rockville Centre St Patrick’s Parade! In celebration of this distinction, Greg and his family have generously offered to share a tried-and-true St Patrick’s Day classic from their family table to yours. Greg’s [...]

David Marino Joins Maurer Foundation Board of Directors

The Maurer Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of David Marino from American Global to their Board of Directors. “We are delighted to have David Marino join the Board of Directors of The Maurer Foundation,” said Dr. Virginia Maurer, Maurer Foundation Founder & Board Member. David, his wife, Karen, and their children exemplify our [...]

Program Intern Returns to Sacred Heart Academy Roots

Going to an all-girls high school impacted how I think and see that world, it is also what started my passion for women’s health which led me to pursue an internship with the Maurer Foundation. Recently, I was given the opportunity to return to my alma mater Sacred Heart Academy (SHA) to conduct our high [...]

Champions for Charity 2023 Kicks Off the Holiday Season

A big thank you to all of the friends and supporters who joined us for an evening of shopping and merriment as we kicked off Champions for Charity weekend at a special event hosted by Ralph Lauren at Americana Manhasset. Delighted guests enjoyed light bites and beverages, shared festive season’s greetings, and jump-started their holiday [...]

2023 Charitable Events Score Big in October

We are proud to recognize our partners who raised funds on our behalf by holding innovative community fundraisers. For ideas on how you can host your own fundraiser contact our Event Manager, Katie Vernal, for access to our Third Party Toolkit. For the 10th year in a row, Huntington Honda made a donation for every test drive in [...]