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Our breast health programs are offered free to schools and community groups and on a donation-basis to businesses. Awareness is great, but action is better. We teach young people how to eat healthier, exercise, and perform breast self-exams. Our workshops educate our children, our coworkers and our neighbors throughout Long Island and the NY Metro area. Risk reduction is cumulative. By bringing our programs to high schools and colleges, we encourage the development of risk reducing and early detection habits early. Please help us plant the seed of knowledge and prevent breast cancer in our community.

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Maurer Foundation Partners With Molloy College Nursing Program

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 in New Hyde Park “Pinky Swear” to Improve Their Health

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 featured in Garden City News

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 [...]

Girls learning about breast cancer

Maurer Foundation Educators Share Stories of the Lives They’ve Touched

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.

Silicon breast model for breast self exam

The Maurer Foundation Announces Availability of Spanish-Language Breast Health Programs

With the new addition of breast health educator Genesis Bayuelo, The Maurer Foundation is now able to offer breast health programs in Spanish.

Silicon breast model for breast self exam

How The Maurer Foundation Has Made A Difference in 2011

A review of all the schools, clubs, events, and businesses we’ve given breast health seminars at in 2011.

Think Pink Day at Schreiber High School in Port Washington

Schreiber High School celebrates breast cancer awareness month with ribbons, buttons, tattoos, baked goods and even pink mohawks.

Maurer Foundation breast cancer education in Garden City, Long Island

Maurer Foundation Presents Breast Health Program At Garden City High School

The Garden City High School senior girls attended the annual Women’s Health Awareness Program on March 31 in the Garden City High School Library.

Chalkboard for breast health education in-school seminars

Maurer Foundation Raises Breast Cancer Awareness at Stuyvesant High School

A student’s view of one our cancer-prevention breast health programs, published in The Spectator, the Stuyvesant High School newspaper.

Girl Scouts

Skits About Breast Health Awareness Help Girl Scouts Teach Their Community

With the help of a Maurer Foundation Program Educator, 8 Girl Scouts presented breast cancer myths, risk factors and early detection methods.