Our Partnership With Pink Aid

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New Study Shows Hair Dye & Hair Straightener Use Increases Breast Cancer Risk

With over one-third of adult women estimated to use hair dye in the U.S. (1), hair dye and breast cancer have been a topic of interest with researchers for some time. A study published in December in the International Journal of Cancer sheds some light on the controversial issue. In the paper, researchers examined women [...]

Pink Aid Helps to Expand Education to African American and Hispanic Communities

In March 2020, Pink Aid granted The Maurer Foundation $25,000 which has enabled us to launch our Women of Color Blog Series. This vital blog series focuses on breast health topics for black and brown women. Black women in the U.S. are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer and are 40% less [...]

Maurer Foundation Expands Programming in High Needs Communities through Pink Aid’s Support

Since 2015, Pink Aid has provided funding for the Maurer Foundation’s breast health programs in the communities on Long Island with the highest needs. This year, they have generously increased their support through a $22,000 grant which specifically targets socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals and recent immigrants, many of whom are Spanish-speaking. Our educational handout printed in [...]

Grant From Pink Aid Supports Outreach To Underserved Long Island Communities

As one of our most consistent and ardent supporters and funders Pink Aid has made it possible for us to reach the most vulnerable and underserved Long Island community members.  This year Pink Aid of Long Island has awarded The Maurer Foundation $18,000!  This grant will make it possible for us to do things like [...]

Pink Aid’s Generous Funding Helps to Extend our Reach to Vulnerable Communities

 For the third year in a row, the Maurer Foundation has been awarded funding by Pink Aid of Long Island.  Pink Aid’s grant will support the Foundation’s Bilingual Outreach Program, promoting breast health awareness to uninsured and lower socioeconomic populations across Long Island. The Maurer Foundation has been committed to sharing life-saving information about breast [...]

The Maurer Foundation Thanks Pink Aid for Another Year of Support!

It seems fitting to thank Pink Aid during Breast Cancer Awareness month for supporting our breast health education programs for the second year in a row! Thanks to the generosity of Pink Aid Long Island, our Breast Health programs will continue to expand to uninsured and underinsured lower socio-economic and bilingual communities in Nassau and [...]

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Thank You to Pink Aid for Helping Us Reach Underserved Communities in 2015 & 2016

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 [...]