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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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07/07/14
My experience with the Epilepsy Services Foundation has been one of enlightenment and fulfillment. It was wonderful to witness a group of people from all walks of life coming together, raising awareness for a cause that some have been personally touched by and others have no personal attachment. ... more »
07/01/14
I am a volunteer, I also serve on the Executive Boards, and 3 other committees with this organization. My two children have had epilepsy since they were 1 years old. They also have autism, however with my family & their fathers have a strong history of epilepsy in our families this is an issue ... more »
11/02/13
I have been volunteering and a board member for two years. This has been a awesome experience. When I needed help and direction for my young daughter they were their to help me. We are greatful for all there support... more »
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