My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Epilepsy Services Foundation, Inc., Tampa, FL, USA
This charity is amazing! As the mother of a teenager recently diagnosed wiith Epilepsy, which was the result of a head injury sustained while wrestling around with friends, I decided that I wanted to become involved with anything to help raise awareness and funding for Epilespy. I volunteered for an event, an Epilepsy fundraising race, and instantly felt like one of the family. Everyone was very welcoming, and each had their own stories of how Epilespy has touched their lives. Epilepsy Services Foundation has opened my family's eyes to resources available to us in the community and support groups that we were previously unaware of. They even told us about a camp specifically for children with Epilepsy, Camp Boggy Creek, which my daughter attended in July, and she had a blast!!! For the first time since her head injury, she was able to relax and not be afraid of her seizures. Epilepsy Services Foundation has really helped my daughter to see that she is not alone, that there is help for her, and that people really do care and want to help find a cure for her and others dealing with Epilepsy.
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What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?
I truly cannot think of one change.
Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)
Yes, I met a lot of people dealing with the same issues as my family.
How did this volunteer experience make you feel?
Meeting others dealing with similar issues has made my family feel less alone in our struggles and it has given me hope about my daughter's future.