Events & News

Events & News

All year long, the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group promotes epilepsy education for patients, their caregivers, medical treatment staff, and the general public. Team Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group participates in several epilepsy walks and many different fundraising activities that directly benefit the national or local epilepsy foundations and advocacy societies. Check out our upcoming schedule and you may find an activity that interests you.

12th National Epilepsy Walk in Washington, DC

12th National Epilepsy Walk in Washington, DC

April 14, 2018

12th National Epilepsy Walk in Washington, DC

The National Walk for Epilepsy is a fundraising event with inspirational, healthy and fun community celebration of music and entertainment with friends, family, corporations and organizations celebrating their fundraising success and support for the epilepsy community.

The National Walk for Epilepsy registration, donation and volunteer site is now open! Take advantage of the super early bird prices of $30 for adults, $20 for youth under age 12 and $35 for virtual walkers. Register, donate or volunteer at www.walkforepilepsy.org.

Our 2018 National Walk is very special! Epilepsy Foundation will celebrate 50 years of program and services supporting and impacting our epilepsy community and beyond on the National Mall!

Our Wellness Institute partners will be in Walker's Village providing healthy meal demonstrations and tips that can help people living with epilepsy, their family members and all of us improve our overall quality of life.

We challenge all participants to raise a minimum of $350! It's easy as 1-2-3. Click here to learn how to raise $350 in a week. The first 350 individual or virtual walker who registers, create a fundraising page and raise $350 by September 1, 2017 will receive a 50th Anniversary Commemorative gift.

Get excited, involved and rally your supporters to help in your fundraising efforts and let's exceed our $1,000,000 goal! On your mark, get set, GO!!!! See you on the National Mall on Saturday, April 14, 2018!

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Events that were highlighted in the past

International Epilepsy Day
71st Annual American Epilepsy Society
Annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group Symposium
Glow Walk and Run
Braddock Park, North Bergen
Webinar: Supporting students with seizures in school
Brain Health Initiative 2017
Webinar: Treating PNES and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) using prolonged exposure therapy
5-Borough Bike Tour
Epilepsy Town Hall: Treatment Options for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
Webinar session on Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures - Dr. Lorna Myers
International Epilepsy Day
5-Borough Bike Tour
American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting
Annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group Conference
2016 DSF (Dravet Syndrome Foundation) Family & Professional Conference
Glow Walk and Run for epilepsy and seizures
Bike-a-Thon to raise awareness on epilepsy and seizure
10th National Epilepsy Walk - Washington, DC
American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA