Support Epilepsy Awareness Month at Scentsy

You can help raise funds and support to the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago by shopping online at mfriedly.scentsy.us throughout November, Epilepsy Awareness Month. From November 1 – 30 2014, the commissions made on all purchased purple items will be donated to help provide programs and services to the epilepsy community. Purple Scentsy Products include: […]

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Blast Off to Independence: Explorations in Epilepsy and Adulthood

REGISTER ONLINE by clicking here  A FREE PROGRAM brought to you by Alexian Brothers, EFGC, and the Northwest Suburban Community Action Board on Saturdays from 10:00am—11:30am.   November 1  |  Adult Transition and Independence Sarah Sadik and NW Suburban CAB Members: Nicole Audens, Diane Nosek and Melissa Read   St. Alexius Medical Center 1555 Barrington Road […]

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Fight Like a Girl

Come join us and Jaiden’s Journey at Biagios on October 28, 2014 to support the Jaiden’s Care Fund, which benefits the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. The evening will include pizza, a DJ, raffles, silent auction, and beverages. Please contact Tanya Lazaro at 773-383-0116 or teedug86@comcast.net for more information.

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On Par for Pat: Help us Prevent, Control, and Cure Epilepsy

Come join us and the friends and family of Patrick Wildman for a night of fun at Fairways in Chicago’s Lincoln Park on December 6, 2014. Guests will enjoy food, drinks, and the chance to play rounds of golf on Fairways’ simulators in memory of Patrick and in support of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater […]

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Three Studies Shed New Light on the Effectiveness of Cannabis in Epilepsy

In advance of the American Epilepsy Society’s (AES) Annual Meeting in December, the organization has offered highlights of groundbreaking research being studied at a number of institutions regarding the effectiveness of cannibidiol (CBD) and its derivatives as a viable treatment for people with epilepsy. Read more…

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Heroes Night Gala 2015

Join us for a fabulous evening to celebrate our heroes at the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s Annual Heroes Night Gala on Friday, February 20th, 2015. The event will take place at the Field Museum of Natural History.  For more information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gayle Deja-Schultz at 312-939-8622 ext 209 or gdeja-schultz@epilepsychicago.org.

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A Little Bit of EFGC

Join us on Saturday, November 1, 2014 for “A Little Bit of EFGC” a FREE event that will give attendees an overview of various programs offered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, including Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program, the Interpretations Writing Program, the relaxation seminar, and the movement program. This will take […]

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Peer Alliance One-Year Celebration & Fundraiser

Wow Peer Alliance is celebrating it’s one year anniversary!  Fado Irish pub. 6-8pm  No cover. 20% of food purchased will benefit Peer Alliance.   Proceeds raised go towards Peer Alliance programs and events. Our group creates a community for adults affected by epilepsy – we believe no one should stand alone!

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Career Development Employment Workshop

A new FREE program running Sept 25th till Oct 30th specifically targeted at career-minded people with epilepsy who have been employed in the last 3 years or are currently underemployed. We’ll meet Thursdays from 5:30 – 7:30pm at 17 N. State Street, Chicago, IL on the 8th floor in room 820 – except Oct 2nd when we will […]

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Coffee Hour Meet Up for Moms

Join us for an open forum to foster support and friendship among mothers of children with epilepsy in Downers Grove on October 15 from 10:00-11:00 am. This event will help moms who are feeling scared and overwhelmed by their child’s diagnosis of epilepsy. It will provide participants with the opportunity to build friendships, share stories, […]

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