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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

Thank You To Our Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to all of the following corporations for donating to EFNE during this pandemic. Your support was needed now more than ever and we are so grateful.

Upcoming Events

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Newport, ri

Sail 4 Epilepsy - East Coast Expedition - RI

Join us as we kick off the Sail For Epilepsy global voyage, with this summer’s East Coast Expedition! Celebrate the Epilepsy Warriors in…

Plymouth, ma

The Creative Wealth Golf Tournament

Join the first Creative Wealth Golf Tournament held at the Southers Marsh Golf Club in Plymouth, MA.   Registration includes cart &…

South Portland, me

Sail 4 Epilepsy - East Coast Expedition - ME

Join us for the second port stop in the Sail For Epilepsy global voyage, during this summer’s East Coast Expedition! Celebrate the Epilepsy…

Ice Cream Across New England

Meet- up with EFNE at Ice Cream Shops across New England! Eager to see some familiar faces or are you new to the EFNE community? Come…

Boston, ma

East Coast Expedition: Sunset Cruise in Boston

Join us for an inspirational evening during Sail For Epilepsy’s East Coast Expedition, the beginning of their multi-year global voyage. We’…

Richmond, ri

18th Annual Matthew Siravo Memorial Golf Tournament

Join us for the 18th Annual Matthew Siravo Memorial Golf Tournament and enjoy a day of golf, dinner, prizes, raffles, contests and more on…

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.

In The News

Photosensitive Epilepsy and COVID-19

Background Photosensitive epilepsy is a type of epilepsy in which seizures are triggered by exposure to flashing lights at certain intensities or certain visual patterns.

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In The News

Epilepsy Heroes: Cole and Katie

This blog post was submitted by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. #MyEpilepsyHero is proud to feature Cole and Katie, two amazing kids who started their own initiatives to help fellow kids with epilepsy. This #MyEpilepsyHero post is published with the permission of Cole and Katie.

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In The News

Dr. Andrew Cole, MGH, Named Chair of the Board of Epilepsy Foundation New England

Lowell, MA – Epilepsy Foundation New England today announced that Andrew J. Cole, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C.), was elected Chair, Board of Directors, effective immediately.  Dr.

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Epilepsy Foundation
In The News

Shining a Spotlight on Your Epilepsy Care Providers

Shining a Purple Spotlight: Expressions of Gratitude for Epilepsy Care Providers  

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In The News

Resources

Photosensitive Epilepsy & COVID-19 January 25, 2021

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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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Support The Epilepsy Foundation

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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