Stardust Yoga Benefit

On Friday, April 17, 2015 from 7:15-8:15 pm, Stardust Yoga will be hosting a yoga benefit class with all proceeds going toward the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago (the cost to attend this class is whatever size donation the participants would like to make to EFGC). This is an All Levels Vinyasa class, which means […]

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Managing Students with Seizures: Training for School Nurses

On Saturday, September 19, 2015, EFGC and NorthShore Neurological Institute will host the latest Managing Students with Seizures, a training for school nurses at the NorthShore Evanston Hospital. A continental breakfast and lunch with be provided, as well as free 3.2 Contact Hours. For more information, please contact Tracy Schultz at 312-939-8622 ext 224 or […]

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A Powerful Partnership that Led to a National Movement: Our CEO Explains Why Studio E is So Special

I always knew my daughter was special; what dad doesn’t think that? But when she was diagnosed with epilepsy at 13, she proved how resilient she really was. Her ability to overcome adversity makes me not only proud as a father, but also committed to helping others who live with epilepsy. Read more…

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2015 Camp Blackhawk Registration Now Open

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION   The 2015 Camp Blackhawk dates are: July 5-10, 2015 August 2-7, 2015 And will be located at Camp Red Leaf (26710 W. Nippersink Rd in Ingleside) Each summer, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s Camp Blackhawk gives its young participants an experience they won’t soon forget – all with NO COST to parents! For […]

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March 26 is Illinois Epilepsy Advocacy Day – join us and let your voice be heard!

On March 26th we will head on down to Springfield to advocate for people impacted by epilepsy. Currently, the proposed Illinois budget will cut all funding for epilepsy programs, and we need to let our State Representatives know how devastating this can be. We will be partnering with the Epilepsy Foundation affiliates of Rockford and […]

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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

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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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