The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Epilepsy Foundation leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure, and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.
Founded in 1964 and based in Newport, Delaware, we are a statewide nonprofit organizations dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals challenged by epilepsy. Epilepsy affects approximately 10,000 Delawareans. We educate and support individuals with epilepsy and their families, increase the awareness of epilepsy in the general community; facilitate prevention and management of epilepsy; and provide leadership and advocacy for epilepsy issues.
Our services include information & support, support groups, emergency medication assistance, and educational programs for the community, teens, educators, law enforcement, first responders, and health care professionals.