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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 [...]

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 [...]

Host a Fundraiser

2021 Third Party Event Fundraisers 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 download our Third Party Event Toolkit. Janet Pescatore, breast health advocate, participated in Pledge the Pink, a 3 day, 30 mile walk in [...]

There is Strength in Sisterhood

The Maurer Foundation has been in full swing, presenting our educational programs throughout breast cancer awareness month. Over the past few weeks, we have had the honor of working with three amazing sororities – Zeta Tau Alpha, Sigma Delta Tau, & Delta Phi Epsilon. These sororities were focused on raising awareness of breast cancer by [...]

Female doctor speaking with female patient

Making Medical Decisions After Breast Cancer Diagnosis: You’re not Alone

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States. American Cancer Society estimates that 281,550 women with be newly diagnosed with breast cancer in 2021. These women will face the difficult phase of receiving the diagnosis after biopsy, followed by the bewildering process of understanding the diagnosis and various treatment [...]

New Breast Self-Exam Flier in Greek

Our handy illustrated breast self-exam instructions are one of our most popular pieces of literature. A Greek version is now available to print and download, along with our versions in English, Arabic, Mandarin, French Creole, Polish, Hebrew and Spanish.

Delayed Breast Reconstruction…It’s Never Too Late!

A patient facing the diagnosis of breast cancer is devastated.  Their life suddenly is turned on end.  So much to consider. Scary decisions. Scarier thoughts: “Will I survive to see my son’s wedding?” And then the decision as to what procedure to select after being given a mountain of usually incomprehensible  data. Often a patient [...]

A Return to Normal

This past week we were able to do something we had not done since March 2020 – provide in-person training. Monique Higgins, founder of the nonprofit Lovely Empowerment Network Systems located in New Jersey, traveled to our Melville office to participate in the Foundation’s training and certification process.  Monique’s goal is to provide breast health [...]

Bikers Raise Almost $12,000
at the 7th Annual Motorcycle Ride

Click below to play the video from the 2021 Motorcycle Ride June 19th was a great day for breast health education as over 100 bikers and supporters revved up at Ocean Parkway, Babylon and made their way on a scenic ride out to The Maples in Manorville for lunch, raffles, and live music. “I am [...]

Delicious and Healthy Summertime Dining

You may think it’s easy to eat healthy during the summer. But, between the BBQ’s and beach vacations (lots of food and lots of alcohol) and not as much exercise as we may need (those poolside lounge chairs have our names on it), the unwanted pounds may pile on. So, in efforts to stay healthy, [...]