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Phone: 813-374-8907
4628 North Armenia Avenue
Tampa
Florida 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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10/15/14
The epilepsy foundation has made a huge impact on my family. Four years ago I lost my brother who had epilepsy and because of this wonderful foundation we are able to send children who have epilepsy to camp every summer in my brothers' name. Tom Orth has been in contact with my mom since the ... more »
10/15/14
Since 2005, it has been my profound pleasure to be involved with Tom Orth and the Epilepsy Services Foundation in Tampa, FL. With Tom's help 24/7, I was able to take my son, Joseph McElroy, to the best doctors. Tom always made himself available to attend these appointments with us. My son passed... more »
10/14/14
I wanted to get involved in awarness for Epilepsy in the local communnity. I researched and came across Epilepsy Service Foundation (ESF) and met Tom Orth. I was very impressed on the great job he has done organizing the events for ESF. I was able to volunteer at the Golfing for Kids Classic on May ... more »
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