Lisa Thomas is hoping there is a cure for the cost to cure. Thomas, whose 16-year-old son Ryan has epilepsy that causes seizures, takes less than two months to blow past the family’s annual $3,000 deductible because of the high copay costs for her son’s medication. She said it’s not unusual to hit the $10,000 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 email@example.com for more information.
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 […]
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…
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 […]
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!
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 […]
Come check out children’s artwork by EFGC Studio E participants! Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program is offered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago (EFGC) in partnership with Lundbeck. Through a series of group sessions led by art therapists, children and adults living with epilepsy are encouraged to explore creative expression in a safe […]