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Lemonade for Livy

November 6, 2018 | By |

Lemonade for Livy raises epilepsy awareness and supports the Epilepsy Foundation’s work to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives through lemonade stands and parties. These events bring people together from around the world together to give hope to those with epilepsy and their families.

We all have our unique stories and experiences with epilepsy. Collectively, we make up the epilepsy community and family. As a family, we need to work as one to raise awareness, provide support, and fund research that will lead to a cure. 65 million people around the world live with epilepsy. That doesn’t include the tens of millions of family members and friends who are also impacted by the disorder. Think of the power we have when we all work toward a common mission.

Honored Hero

Olivia Scheinman (Livy) is the inspiration and symbol behind Lemonade for Livy, a movement created by her family’s organization, Livy’s Hope. Since birth, Livy has been plagued by the damaging effects of epilepsy. She has endured multiple major brain surgeries but the seizures persist.

What started as one neighborhood lemonade stand to raise money in honor of Livy is expanding into a global campaign. It continues to grow because of Livy’s twin sister Hailey and the special bond the girls share, a mother’s love, and a father’s promise made long ago. For more information about Lemonade for Livy, please visit www.LivysHope.com.

Your Honored Hero

Join Livy as a hero and hold a Lemonade for Livy event for someone you know with epilepsy too!

Create Your Own Event

  • Hold a Lemon or Lemonade-themed Happy Hour at your home, apartment, or place of residence or set one up with a friend!
  • Host a dinner party or get together with friends and/or family
  • Any type of Lemon-themed party for birthdays, special occasions, etc.
  • Host a lemon-themed bake sale
  • Hold an event or lemonade stand on your college campus with friends or as part of a sorority/fraternity event
  • Create your own lemon-themed craft party event

The possibilities are ENDLESS and getting started is EASY!

GET STARTED

 

 

10 Apr

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Advocacy

April 10, 2018 | By |

Stay up-to-date on the latest epilepsy-related news and learn how YOU can get involved and become and advocate for epilepsy in Arizona! LEARN MORE

 

29 Mar

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2018 5k for Epilepsy

March 29, 2018 | By |

25 Sep

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2017 Waves of Change for Epilepsy Gala

September 25, 2017 | By |

Photo CreditJam Sani Photography

 

04 Oct

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Epilepsy Research

October 4, 2017 | By |

Since the 1990’s, more than a dozen new drugs, devices, and dietary therapies have become available to people living with epilepsy. Despite the benefits and reduced side effects these treatments have offered, the number of people living with epilepsy who cannot effectively control their seizures has remained at 30%, the same as it was more than two decades ago.

It is time to shake up the system with a new approach. Let’s change the system – together.

The Epilepsy Foundation Research Program supports the entire spectrum of discovery from idea to market and is focused solely on the needs of people with epilepsy. We help foster the development of the next generation of scientists and support research that leads to better treatments and care. We strive for excellence, innovation, and radical thinking to end epilepsy. Join our fight: www.epilepsy.com/research.

25 Apr

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Educational Conferences

April 25, 2014 | By |

RSVP for the November 3, 2018 Adult Epilepsy Conference Today!

 

Thank you for attending the 2018 Annual Epilepsy Pediatric Patient Care Conference on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Presented in partnership with Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

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Thank you to all who attended our Annual 2017 Adult Epilepsy Conference!

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Thank you to all who attended our 2017 Tucson Epilepsy Education Seminar!

Thank you to all who attended our Annual 2017 Epilepsy Pediatric Patient Care Conference!

2016 Adult Epilepsy Conference

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A Special Thank You to Our 2016 Adult Epilepsy Conference Sponsors! FULL VIDEO for 2016 coming soon!

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Interested in sponsoring an upcoming conference? contact the Foundation at AZ@EFA.org or call (602) 282-3515

 

25 Apr

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Golf Tournament

April 25, 2014 | By |

 

Register for the 2018 Seville Golf & Country Club’s Charity Classic on Saturday 12.08.18 from 11 AM – 10 PM

Take part in a full day of golf, drinks, awards, dinner and more at Phoenix’s elite Seville Golf & Country Club – what could be a better way to support Epilepsy and The Foundation?

2018 SPONSORSHIP FORM VIEW 2017 PHOTOS

20 Oct

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Epilepsy Support Groups

October 20, 2015 | By |

We offer a number of monthly epilepsy support & empowerment groups across the state that provide individuals with epilepsy and their families, the opportunity to meet, share resources, speak with medical professionals and unite.

View our Calendar for more details!

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25 Sep

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2017 Charity Classic Golf Tournament

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28 Apr

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Studio E

April 28, 2014 | By |

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Studio 2018 Dates: June 16, 23, 30, and July 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Place: Phoenix Center for the Arts (1202 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004)

Admission: Free, a limited amount of space available.

Please not that this program is offered exclusively to people with epilepsy

**FOR AGES 15 AND OLDER**

 

The Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona is excited to bring you the opportunity to express yourself through art as part of a multi-week art therapy program. You’ll work with an art therapist and other people with epilepsy in a group setting to create artistic pieces using a variety of mediums, strengthen your artistic voice and learn from others in an open, welcoming environment. Your artwork may also help raise awareness about the realities of life with epilepsy.

More than 2,000 people from across the country have participated in Studio E since it was introduced in 2011. Don’t miss your chance to experience this meaningful art therapy program.

If you would like to sign up for Studio E, please complete the application below by early June 2018.