Exercise for Epilepsy Awareness

On Sunday, April 19th, “Exercise for Epilepsy Awareness” will be taking place at the Sachs Recreation Center in Deerfield, IL from 2:00 – 4:30 pm. This event is hosted by Debbie Siegel, the founder of Peace of Mind, an organization committed to using the power of education to eliminate the fear and mystery of epilepsy. […]

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Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program – for kids!

The next Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program will take place in June and is being offered to children (ages 8-12) with epilepsy. This is a four week art therapy program that gives participants the opportunity to work with art therapists and other children with epilepsy in a group setting to strengthen their artistic […]

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Team Angela for Epilepsy Awareness Benefit

Join us to support Team Angela for Epilepsy Awareness on April 18, 2015 at the 525 Bar & Grill in Chicago Heights. This event will include an all you can eat buffet, cash bar, gift basket raffle, cake/bake sale, band and DJ entertainment. For more information contact Christina at 708-768-6735 or teamangela19@yahoo.com

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Coffee Hour Meet up for Moms

When your child receives a diagnosis of epilepsy, it can be a scary and overwhelming experience. Join us for a Mom’s Coffee Hour for an opportunity to build friendships, share stories, and gain support related to caring for a child with epilepsy. All moms are welcome to join us for great conversation, coffee and pastries. […]

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“Awakening the Senses” Epilepsy Art Exhibit

Experience the work of Natalia Piegat in her first gallery exhibit “Awakening the Senses,” on Saturday March 7th from 2:00pm-6:00pm. Natalia’s paintings represent her personal struggle with Epilepsy through the use of color and contrast. Explore her collection of oil, pastel and acrylic work, evoking the energy that we all bottle up inside. Her exhibit will […]

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The 2015 Heroes Night Gala shows everyone a great time and raises much needed funding for EFGC’s programs and services

The Epilepsy Foundation’s annual Heroes Night Gala took place at the Field Museum on Friday, February 20, 2015. United States Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth was honored with the Distinguished Richard N. Rovner Heroes Award for her unwavering commitment to people with disabilities. Nicole Gross and Margaret Storey were honored with the Heroes Award for Inspirational Commitment […]

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The 2015 Heroes Night Gala

The Honorable Tammy Duckworth, United States Congresswoman, will be honored as the recipient of the Richard N. Rovner Hero Award for her outstanding commitment to people living with disabilities at the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s annual Heroes Night Gala on February 20, 2015. In 2004, Duckworth was deployed to Iraq as a Blackhawk helicopter […]

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The Honorable Tammy Duckworth, US Congresswoman, to be honored at annual Heroes Night Gala

The Honorable Tammy Duckworth, United States Congresswoman, will be honored as the recipient of the Richard N. Rovner Hero Award for her outstanding commitment to people living with disabilities at the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s annual Heroes Night Gala on February 20, 2015. In 2004, Duckworth was deployed to Iraq as a Blackhawk helicopter […]

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THE EFGC SCHOLARSHIPS

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is offering our college scholarships again for the 2015/2016 academic school year – apply for one today! The Jim Davies Scholarship The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago created the Jim Davies Scholarship in honor of our long-time friend and epilepsy advocate, Jim Davies. Jim developed epilepsy after suffering from a […]

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Naperville Marathon

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is grateful to be a part of the 2015 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon Charity Program. This event will take place November 8, 2015 in Naperville Illinois and is a Boston Marathon qualifying race! Charity registration week runs from Monday, February 16 at 8:00 AM to Sunday, February 22 […]

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