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Phone: 6024063581
240 W. Thomas Road
Second Floor

Phoenix
Arizona 85013
USA
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Target demographics: Anyone living with epilepsy, regardless of whether someone has it or someone in their life has it, you're living with epilepsy.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 11,500

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: start and lead a Support & Empowerment Group, help prepare or work at our annual summer camp, stuff envelopes, reply to online inquiries, visit Neurology Centers to drop off Foundation materials, visit a patient in an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit to deliver fun items to make their stay more pleasant, give seizure trainings, assist with event planning, fundraise, etc, etc...

Geographic areas served: State of Arizona

Programs: Operation Outreach, Camp Candlelight, First Responders Training, Dottie the Dalmation, Kids on the Block, Managing Students with Seizures, School Bus Seizure Training, Workplace Accommodations, H.O.P.E. Mentors, Youth Leadership Council, Seniors with Seizures, Take Charge of The Storm, Studio - E, EFAZ Cycling Team, Project E- Team

Mission:
The Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy.
Results:
We spent a lot of time this year rehabilitating our statewide Support & Empowerment Groups and strengthening or relationships with Neurologists and Epileptologists in Arizona to reach more people in the epilepsy community. Our big success this year was increasing attendance at all of our events by 28 - 73%.

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12/13/12
I attended a wonderful conference put on by the Epilepsy Foundation of AZ that helped me a great deal as the wife of a husband with epilepsy. The speakers were wonderful (several Dr.'s who specialize in epilepsy) and several people who gave moving stories of their struggles with epilepsy. I found... more »
I was initially acquainted with the Epilepsy Foundation in 2010, when I had my first seizure. Up to that point, I wasn't even sure what epilepsy was, and I had no idea how to deal with it. The Epilepsy Foundation was quite helpful, friendly, and encouraging in getting me back to normal and teaching ... more »
12/12/12
The Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona may be a small organization with a tiny office and a short employee list, however, they don't let that limit their reach or impact on the market they serve. If you have questions or need any information regarding epilepsy, they are the best source of information. ... more »
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