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BOWLING SOCIAL

Who?  We invite you to join us and other families for a fun-filled Sunday afternoon. We welcome all affected by epilepsy and their families. What?  Programs includes lunch + social time to connect, bowling, and billiards. VIEW EVENT FLYER When?  Sunday, June 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Where?  XLanes DTLA 333 Alameda St […]

2015 Walk to End Epilepsy Sets Records

The 2015 Walk to End Epilepsy was the biggest (and arguably) best Walk on record. Early estimates suggest that there were more than 6,000 people on site and that the Walk raised over $600,000 to go towards epilepsy programs, research and services in the fight to End Epilepsy. Along with record numbers in attendance, the […]

Walk to End Epilepsy team triumphs over counterfeit attempt

Walk to End Epilepsy team, Fighting for Finn, was the victim of a counterfeiting scheme over the weekend when they hosted a garage sale to raise money for their team. After word got out, the community stepped up in support of Finn and his family! Read the entire story here that was featured in the […]

MOVIES IN THE PARK

  Join us for a Movie In The ParkArcadia, CA l August 14, 2015 l 6:00PM The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles is a sponsor of this event being organized by the City of Arcadia and Choicess. This FREE event is open to everyone and it is a great opportunity for us to invite […]

UPDATE: Allison walks with USA Team at Opening Ceremony … and rides to win 3 Gold Medals

8.3.15 Update: Allison Douglas wins 3 Gold Medals in Special Olympics! Allison Douglas won three, yes THREE, Gold Medals in her equestrian competitions. The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles at EndEpilepsy.org and Epilepsy Foundation join in congratulating her. However, we regret to report that Allison was not able to stay with her team at […]

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles objects to the very un-special treatment of an athlete with epilepsy at Special Olympics World Games.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles (EndEpilepsy.org) is questioning and condemning the actions of those in charge of the Special Olympics World Games regarding Allison Douglas, a Special Olympian with epilepsy and mild CP. We have learned that Allison was initially separated from her team and was told she couldn’t participate in the Opening Ceremonies […]

Ultramarathon Runner to bring awareness to End Epilepsy

End Epilepsy is pleased to announce that Oswaldo Lopez, a competitor and former champion, of the Badwater 135 race will be running the race this year with the goal of raising awareness to End Epilepsy.  Badwater 135, which is a race run over 135 miles non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA is known […]

Walk to End Epilepsy Team Captain Featured in Chino Hills Champion

Tracy Estrada-Hiett founded Team Gen for the 2014 Walk to End Epilepsy in memory of her daughter, Genevieve, who at age 21, died as a result of SUDEP. Since her daughter’s passing Ms. Estrada-Hiett has committed to raising awareness about epilepsy and SUDEP. [Read her story.]