Help For Today

Epilepsy Foundation New England

For Tomorrow

Epilepsy Foundation New England

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Our Mission

With your help, Epilepsy Foundation New England aims to improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by epilepsy and seizures. Together, we can offer those with epilepsy help for today, and hope for tomorrow.

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3.4 Million

People Living With Epilepsy In the U.S.

150,000

New Cases of Epilepsy Each Year

1 in 26

Will Develop Epilepsy In Their Lifetime

1 in 3

People With No Effective Treatment

Upcoming Events

All New England Events
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North Kingstown, ri

The Matty 5K

Join us at Matty's 5K in North Kingstown, Rhode Island at Quonset Point on June 15, for the 2019 Matty's 5K for Epilepsy.  Food, drink, and…

Westbrook, me

Ice Cream Social

Join us at Smiling Hill Farm in Westbrook, ME to enjoy some ice cream sundaes together and let kids from Maine connect. 

Making Our School's Seizure Safe Webinar

Be part of the Epilepsy Foundation New England's Efforts to make our schools seizure safe and seizure smart by attending this informative…

Westbrook, me

Southern Maine SHARE Group

SHARE: Support, Hope, Advocate, Resources, Educate SHARE Groups are a reflection of our vision for the future - Help for Today, Hope for…

Andover, ma

2nd Annual Slap Out Epilepsy Hockey Clinic

It's back for the second year! A charity hockey clinic to benefit the mission of the Young Leaders Network to help youth affected by…

Shirley, ma

Joseph's Hope: A Scholarship Benefit Concert

This family-friendly concert raises funds for scholarships for people with epilepsy pursuing higher education and training. This outdoor…

Get Informed
Get Informed

We’re working to help those battling epilepsy from all corners of New England, and we’re always reaching out to those just starting their journey. That’s why we’re putting our knowledge, experience, and community to work for visitors at all stages of the battle against epilepsy.

Give Back
Give Back

Your involvement and advocacy on behalf of those battling epilepsy is crucial to our success, and we couldn't provide the services we do without your help. Whether you give a little or a lot, we always appreciate the support.

Get Involved
Get Involved

Our team of parents, patients, doctors, healthcare experts, researchers, and New Englanders all play a big role in our progress. Want to add your voice to the effort? Get involved and let’s put and end to epilepsy throughout New England, together.

Our Stories

News Stories from the foundation and stories from our friends living with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Foundation
My Story

Kailey

Kailey is entering her senior year at Eastern Connecticut State University, where she is studying psychology. EFNE met with her while she was volunteering at our Purple Camp in East Brookfield, Massachusetts and talked about living with epilepsy on campus.

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Epilepsy Foundation
My Story

Katrina

Katrina is a determined young woman, with epilepsy, who has tackled obstacles and grasped new adventures. With a passion for biology, Katrina has cultivated a successful career in landscaping. Against all odds, Katrina is able to connect with the earth and her customers.

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In The News

Sunday Sitdown: Susan Linn

Susan Linn, EFNE President & CEO, was interviewed by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette about her introduction to epilepsy.

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Epilepsy Foundation
My Story

Gracelyn

An accomplished 17 year old singer/songwriter, pianist, guitarist and actor from Rhode Island.

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In The News

Purple Camp On TV!

The 'Purple Camp', EFNE's summer camp for youth with epilepsy, was featured on Charter TV 3 in Worcester.

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In The News

Sleepaway Camp A Safe Haven For Kids With Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Foundation New England Purple Camp, held at the West Suburban YMCA Frank A. Day Camp in East Brookfield, Massachusetts was featured in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette.

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Epilepsy Foundation
My Story

Matt

Matt in his own words.

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In The News

Step Therapy

The Lowell Sun published an opinion piece on 'step therapy' written by Elaine Kiriakopoulos, MD, MSc.

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Epilepsy Foundation
My Story

Lisa

Cumberland mother embraces son with epilepsy and his unique abilities. (Story originally appearing in the Smithfield Times)

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Your clothing, dishes, household items, toys, apparel and more make a big difference. We make donating easy with free, scheduled curbside pickups.

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