Giving Tuesday 2015

#GIVING TUESDAY – DECEMBER 1 Kick off your holiday shopping by giving the gift of charity. Giving Tuesday is a nation-wide push for generous people to donate to their favorite non-profits. We’d like your support today as we raise funds for programs and services for the coming year. With your assistance, we can continue to […]

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Epilepsy Awareness at the Wolves!

Join us at the Chicago Wolves vs Rockford IceHogs game with a special focus on epilepsy awareness! Heidenhain has sponsored the night for the second year! Get a free, purple t-shirt for the first 2500 fans. Didn’t get your purple shirt? There’ll be exclusive purple epilepsy jerseys available for auction. We’ll also have a 50/50 raffle so come out and support a good […]

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Epilepsy Awareness Fundraiser at Caliendo’s

Come out and join the West Suburban Epilepsy Community Action Board at Caliendo’s, a restaurant located in Winfield, IL on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 for a great meal and the chance to support the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. Caliendo’s has graciously offered to donate 10% of all sales (dine in, delivery, and pick up) […]

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LIVE IT: Learning Independence Education and Individual Transition

LIVE IT transition program aims to assist young adults (ages 18-22), living with epilepsy and their parents to learn to manage their health by learning the skills necessary to become self-advocates. For more info, contact Ashley at or 312-939-8622 ext 215.

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Epilepsy Awareness Purple Party at Savers

Join us this Saturday, Nov 21 from 12–2pm for a special Epilepsy Awareness Purple Party at the Downers Grove Savers Thrift Superstore (2900 Highland Ave, Downers Grove). Free photos opportunities, meet Kurt Florian, CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation Greater Chicago and learn more about epilepsy and the Foundation’s mission. Get your purple on! Call 630-968-2795 […]

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Sixth Annual Family Holiday Party

Join us on Saturday. December 12, 2015 for the Epilepsy Foundation’s Sixth Annual Family Holiday Party! This is a free event and includes food, crafts, music, and holiday cheer for all ages. It will be located at Hamlin Park at 3035 N. Hoyne Ave., Chicago, IL 60618. Advanced registration is required. Please contact Maria Sultemeier […]

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Epilepsy Awareness at the Blackhawks Game

We will be promoting epilepsy awareness and Camp Blackhawk at the Blackhawks game! Join us at 7:30 as we man a booth with the Danny Did Foundation at the Blackhawks game. 

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Epilepsy Awareness Month

Check out what we’re up to for Epilepsy Awareness Month!   

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Heroes Night Gala

The date has been set for the 2016 Heroes Night Gala! This event will take place on Saturday, February 19, 2016 at the Museum of Science and Industry and we will be honoring Mayor Rahm Emanuel with the Distinguished Richard N. Rovner Award and Maurice and Tim Loeffel with the Inspirational Commitment Award. The evening […]

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One Man’s Desperate Attempt to Cure his Son’s Epilepsy – with Weed

The hospital pharmacist slid three bottles of pills across the counter, gave my wife a form to sign, and reminded her that this was not the corner drugstore. The pharmacy knew how many pills had been dispensed, he said; it would know how many had been consumed; and it would expect her to return the unused […]

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