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Bikers Raise $15,000 at the 8th Annual Motorcycle Ride

Click below to play the video from the 2022 Motorcycle Ride Video & Editing by Alexandrias Marketing Photos from the 2022 Motorcycle Ride The weather was spectacular for our Motorcycle Ride on June 5th as almost 200 participants took to the road for The Maurer Foundation’s 8th Annual Motorcycle Ride, our largest ride to date, raising over [...]

Our Supporters Raise Over $315,000 at the 27th Annual Golf Classic

There was excitement in the air as 200 golfers hit the links for our 27th Annual Golf Classic, raising over $315,000 for breast health education. Held on May 10th, supporters teed off at two of Long Island’s most prestigious courses, Old Westbury Country Club and Meadow Brook Club. The day featured contests in a variety [...]

National Volunteer Week

Join us as we celebrate National Volunteer Week! We thank our volunteers for their impassioned support of breast health education and the selfless way they so generously donate their time and talents to us here at The Maurer Foundation. Whether you have dedicated hours, weeks, or years to The Maurer Foundation we send you a sincere, [...]

New Guidance Determines COVID Vaccines
Should Not Delay Mammogram Screenings

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US in March 2020, many non-emergent medical tests and procedures were put on hold. The CDC reported that mammograms offered through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program were down by 87% during April 2020, compared to previous years.(1) This led to concern among the medical community [...]

Breast Health Education in Our Schools

Our engaging and informative breast health programs are reaching over 75% of Long Island school districts with our life-saving message. Do you ever wonder what teachers think about our programs? Watch Central Islip High School Health Educator, Nicole Campbell, discuss the importance of our programs and the impact they have on her students. Want to [...]

Family Legacies: Hereditary Breast Cancer in Hispanic Women

Knowledge about family history of breast, ovarian and other cancers can help individuals be proactive, prevent cancer, and increase early detection screening, when treatment is minimal.     Cancer is usually not an inherited condition. However, approximately 10% of all cancer is hereditary, meaning it is due to a genetic mutation passed down from one’s mother or [...]

PenFed Credit Union Awards The Maurer Foundation A $25,000 Grant

We are elated to announce that PenFed Credit Union has chosen The Maurer Foundation as the recipient of a $25,000 grant!   As we continue to grow the number of communities and schools we serve across Long Island and the New York City area, through both in-person and virtual learning, our partnerships with companies like PenFed help [...]

Our Generous Supporters Shop for a Cause

Taking an active role in the community has been an integral part of the Castagna Realty Retail Group’s mission. Since 1996, their Champions for Charity shopping event has donated 25% of full-price, pre-tax purchases at participating stores to the not-for-profit organization of the shopper’s choice. The Maurer Foundation has been fortunate to benefit from the [...]

Covid-19 Still Affecting Breast Cancer Screenings

Breast screening remains as crucial as ever, as we begin to see the impact of delayed screening due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many breast specialists are sharing examples of patients with more advanced-stage cancer diagnoses due to these mammography delays.  In the United States during 2021, there will be an estimated 281,550 new cases of [...]

Supporters Lace Up for Breast Health Education!

Friends and family laced up their sneakers and enjoyed a beautiful fall day for our 2nd Annual Pink Ribbon Run/Walk, which took place Oct. 16 – Oct. 31.  Participants chose from their favorite event – 5K, ¼ Mile, Name Your Distance or Take Your Dog for a Walk, raising over $5,000 in support of our [...]