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Phone: 813-374-8907
4628 North Armenia Avenue
Tampa
33603-2706
USA
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Target demographics: Persons affected by epilepsy, primarily children & families

Direct beneficiaries per year: 800-1,000 persons

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: 1. help with some secretarial duties;2. lead a virtual or face-to-face support group for pre-teens, teens, siblings or families affected by epilepsy;3. organize a party for kids with epilepsy.

Geographic areas served: West Central Florida: Hillsborough, Polk, Hardee, Highlands, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Sumter, Citrus.

Programs: Information and Referral
Education & Awareness
Graces' Hope Hospital Visitation Program
Support Groups
Mentoring
Project Access
Emergency medications
Fundraising
Volunteer

Mission:
The Epilepsy Services Foundation, Inc. is committed to creating a better future and environment for persons affected by epilepsy in West Central Florida. The office is located in Tampa, FL.
Results:
ESF trained 32 mentors who can provide education and support to other parents, families and children affected by epilepsy.

ESF trained 18 volunteers to meet with families of newly diagnosed children with epilepsy at the St. Joseph Children's Hospital

ESFprovided 22 camp scholarships and 10 scholarships for families to attend a family weekend retreat.

ESF provided 4 scholarships for University of South Florida medical students and residents to continue their pursuit of neurology as a medical focus.

ESF provided 3 scholarships for 3 persons with epilepsy to pursue their college degrees.

ESF provided numerous epilepsy education programs to students, teachers, childcare workers and nurses in West Central Florida.

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10/01/14
I cannot say enough for the Epilepsy Services Foundation I am involved in. I decided to get involved in the foundation after being referred to Tom Orth through my neurologists. After battling epilepsy all through out my teen years and even through college I decided I wanted to help and get involved... more »
10/01/14
My family and I have been involved with ESF over the last few years, as they had renamed their camp scholarship in honor of my brother Joseph, who passed away in 2010 from a silent seizure. Since then, we hold a fundrasier each January to raise money and help send children with epilepsy to camp. ... more »
09/30/14
I stumbled upon the Epilepsy Services Foundation when I was looking for a walk to participate in when my son was newly diagnosed with epilepsy. That day of the walk was the first time I felt someone truly listened and was interested in our story. ESF made such an impact on my entire family that we ... more »
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