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 Friday, 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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EFGC Fundraiser at Stockholm’s in Geneva, IL

Stockholm’s, a full service restaurant and micro-brewery located in downtown, Geneva will be donating 10% of its sales of food and liquor on November 10th to the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. Have some fun on November 10th – grab a hand-crafted beer and eat high-quality food in support of the EFGC at Stockhom’s! For […]

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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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The Purple Shiver

Join us in Independence Grove in Libertyville for the all new Purple Shiver 5k! We’re so excited to be spreading epilepsy awareness during November Awareness Month so come join us! For more information, please contact Gayle Deja-Schultz at gdeja-schultz@epilepsychicago.org or 312-939-8622 ext 209.  

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Save people, not numbers: the 2016 Illinois budget

On September 24, 2015, the Illinois State Senate was able to pass SB 2046, which gives the governor authority to resume payments to health and human services organizations, including the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. As Illinois legislators and Governor Rauner continue to battle over the state budget, this is clearly a step in the […]

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