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25 Apr


Arizona’s Walk or 5k Run for Epilepsy

April 25, 2014 | By |

Arizona’s 2016 Walk or 5k Run for Epilepsy is on Saturday, February 6th, 2016!

Registration is now open! – Register today or make a donation to a team.

Mark your calendars for Arizona’s 2016 Walk or 5k Run coming up on February 6, 2016 at Seton Catholic Preparatory in Chandler!

Each year, thousands of families find themselves facing uncertainty when their loved ones suddenly experience seizures and epilepsy-associated challenges.

Join us to help raise awareness about living with epilepsy. Walk for Epilepsy Arizona is a community awareness event which includes music, dancing, entertainment and family fun.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for last year’s walk. We raised $61,000 and had almost 600 walkers show up to support us. We look forward to seeing you all again in February. Read More

25 Apr


Black & Purple Ball

April 25, 2014 | By |



The annual Purple & Black Ball is a highly anticipated social event which bonds a community in support of a great cause. The Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona has established itself as a leader in epilepsy education and continues to strive to provide forward thinking programs and resources.

Events like the annual gala are vital to funding the many programs and services offered by the Foundation. Your attendance at the Gala makes a bold statement of your support of the individuals who live with this challenging disorder. As a sponsor or attendee, you will forever be associated with the services the Foundation provides.

2016 Gala details will be available shortly. Please check back soon for dates, locations and ticket purchase.


Thank you to everyone who attended and/or donated to The Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona’s 2015 Purple & Black Ball. We enjoyed spending an evening of exciting music from Jumping Cholla & the Naked Horns, paired with elegant evening attire, dinner and a silent auction with you and hope to see you again next year.

Click here to view photos of the 2015 Gala!

The 10th Anniversary of the Foundation’s gala honored Dr. Joseph Drazkowski with the Commitment to Epilepsy award and celebrated in memory of Ray Krueger with the Outstanding Fundraiser of the Year award.


In addition to individual tickets, table sponsorship and larger level sponsorship is available for the 2016 gala. Please contact us at for information and pricing.

27 Jul


Calling All Volunteers!

July 27, 2015 | By |

Do you have epilepsy? Do you have a close friend or family member who has epilepsy? Do you want to make a difference and dedicate some of your free time to helping people in the epilepsy community? Then you should come volunteer for us!  We have a myriad of volunteer opportunities available to those willing and able to aid us on our mission to prevent, control and cure epilepsy through services, education, advocacy and research.

Here is a list of some of our volunteer opportunities:

  • Telephone Mentor
  • Health Fair Booth Representative
  • Special Events Volunteer
  • Spanish Speaking Liaison
  • Get Seizure Smart Program Trainer
  • Empowerment Group Facilitator
  • Camp Candlelight Volunteer

To apply to be a volunteer, please download and complete the application below then email your completed form to

Click to download the EFAZ Volunteer Application Form

We look forward to receiving your volunteer application soon!


02 Jun


Responsive Neurostimulation

June 2, 2015 | By |

Responsive neurostimulation is a new approach to treating medically uncontrolled partial onset seizures.  The RNS® System is the first device to provide responsive neurostimulation, automatically monitoring brain signals and providing stimulation to abnormal electrical brain events just when it is needed.

Read More

17 Dec


Community Health Charities & Combined Federal Campaign

December 17, 2014 | By |

Select the Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona

Federal Employees: 71110

United Way
Tucson United Way: #1836
Valley of the Sun & Mesa United Way: #2010

or Write in: Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona

06 Dec


Walk for Epilepsy AZ 2014

December 6, 2014 | By |

Everyone here at the Epilepsy Foundation would like to say thank you for all of your support this year at our walk. We raised $61,000 and had almost 600 walkers show up to support us. We look forward to seeing you all again next November.

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08 Oct


Night of a Thousand Stars Gala 2014

October 8, 2014 | By |

Thank you to everyone who attended our 9th Annual Black Tie Gala at the Wrigley Mansion on Saturday, September 6, 2014. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you next year!


29 Jul


Register for Continuing Education for School Nurses

July 29, 2014 | By |

This 3 ½ hour train-the-trainer program features a neuro-nurse explaining aspects of epilepsy, seizure types, diagnosis, treatment, and first aid for the student having a seizure. If you are interested in attending, please contact us via the form below.


Please complete the following information and click submit



04 Jun


Camp Candlelight 2014

June 4, 2014 | By |

Camp Candlelight 2014 at Sky-Y in Prescott was an amazing experience! The kids got to enjoy activities rock wall, high ropes course, giant swing, paintball, arts & crafts and more! Many thanks to all of the campers, counselors, and volunteers that helped make Camp Candlelight 2014 a great success!

01 May


Golf Tournament 2014

May 1, 2014 | By |

Thank you to everyone who attended our 6th Annual Golf Tournament at the Wildfire Golf Club on Saturday, April 26, 2014. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you  next year!