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 [...]
The Maurer Foundation was proud to partner with Massapequa Schools for several days of programs teaching their students about breast health education and the importance of early detection. The faculty, staff, and students of Massapequa welcomed The Maurer Foundation with enthusiasm. The students, in particular, participated in our programs asking thoughtful, insightful questions and displayed [...]
Erica Clark, Founder and President of No More Pain, LLC traveled from Ohio to become our latest certified Breast Heath Educator through the Maurer Foundation’s Training and Certification Program. Over the course of two days, Erica learned about breast anatomy and development, risk factors associated with breast cancer and early detection techniques including the [...]
Late 2015, the Maurer Foundation partnered with New Hour for Women and Children of Long Island to bring our life saving message to the women they serve. New Hour is dedicated to supporting women on Long Island during and after incarceration, and to empowering parents, children and families in our community. The staff of New [...]
The Maurer Foundation would like to thank Pink Aid for supporting our breast health education efforts! Thanks to a generous 2015 and 2016 grant from Pink Aid, we have been able to focus our outreach efforts to socioeconomically disadvantaged and bilingual populations. In 2015, we surpassed our goal of reaching 1,746 people in these high need communities on Long [...]
In November, the Maurer Foundation’s breast health educators launched a unique ongoing partnership with the Molloy College nursing program—an exciting new relationship that will allow us to share life-saving information about breast cancer prevention and early detection, while bolstering our own educational programs with epidemiological analysis. On November 4th, our Program Manager presented a modified [...]
Girl Scouts troops located in New Hyde Park recently invited staff from the Maurer Foundation to participate in an evening program geared to promote health and wellness for their scouts and mothers. The Maurer Foundation presented their “Pinky Swear” program, which is a specially designed presentation for girl scouts which emphasizes how lifestyle choices made [...]
The Maurer Foundation was recently featured in an online article by Garden City News. The article highlighted our recent program for seniors at Garden City High School for their annual Women’s Health Awareness event. We are happy to say that we have been visiting Garden City High School since 2006! Our interactive programs teach students how [...]
In the course of presenting our breast health programs to Long Island high schools and businesses, we meet a lot of people, many of which have amazing stories of breast cancer diagnosis and early detection.
With the new addition of breast health educator Genesis Bayuelo, The Maurer Foundation is now able to offer breast health programs in Spanish.