New Service Opportunity at Epilepsy Foundation Texas in Houston

The Epilepsy Foundation Texas located in Houston, Texas leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures and save lives. Established in 1983, the Epilepsy Foundation Texas-Houston/Dallas-Fort Worth/West Texas provides a number of programs and services, including: public and professional education and awareness programs, … Continue reading New Service Opportunity at Epilepsy Foundation Texas in Houston

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VISTA Service Opportunity with Epilepsy Foundation Texas in Dallas

Increase awareness of epilepsy and engage the community through events and fundraisers as the Community Outreach VISTA at Epilepsy Foundation Texas in Dallas, TX. The Epilepsy Foundation Texas located in Dallas, Texas leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures and save lives. … Continue reading VISTA Service Opportunity with Epilepsy Foundation Texas in Dallas

VISTA Rashika Smith Saves a Life Due to Training Received at Epilepsy Foundation Texas

Rashika Smith is serving with the Epilepsy Foundation Texas as the Community Outreach VISTA. Education outreach for epilepsy is what Rashika primarily markets to potential funders and supporters. As part of her professional development, Rashika attended the Epilepsy Foundation’s seizure first aid training. As with any training like CPR and first aid you hope you … Continue reading VISTA Rashika Smith Saves a Life Due to Training Received at Epilepsy Foundation Texas

Rashika Smith Doubles her Efforts to Increase Donations to Epilepsy Foundation Texas

Last month Hurricane Harvey caused financial challenges for Epilepsy Foundation Texas. The Foundation made sure every affected patient needing their medication received it at any cost to them. VISTA Rashika Smith made it her personal goal to double the in-kind donations from last year in order for the silent auction at the “Race on Over” … Continue reading Rashika Smith Doubles her Efforts to Increase Donations to Epilepsy Foundation Texas

Rashika Smith Assists Hurricane Harvey Victims Receive Much Needed Medication

Hurricane Harvey shifted the dynamic in fundraising efforts for Epilepsy Foundation’s Community Outreach VISTA, Rashika Smith. The Dallas office took over the calls for the Houston clinic August 25, 2017. The Epilepsy Foundation wanted ensure the crisis would not have a big impact on patients receiving much needed medication. The calls Rashika received helped her … Continue reading Rashika Smith Assists Hurricane Harvey Victims Receive Much Needed Medication

Stephanie De Los Santos Finds Success in Grant Writing to Fund Epilepsy Foundation of Texas’ Programs

Stephanie De Los Santos, a Camp Resource Development VISTA with the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas (EFTX), wrote and submitted 6 grants asking for a total of $72,600 in July. Two of those grants, totaling $13,600 from the CH Foundation and CNS Pantex were approved. These grants will fund programs to send children with epilepsy to … Continue reading Stephanie De Los Santos Finds Success in Grant Writing to Fund Epilepsy Foundation of Texas’ Programs

Rashika Smith Educates School Nurses about Helping Children with Epilepsy Cope after a Seizure

The smell of bug spray and the sound of children laughing indicated summer camp had begun. The Epilepsy Foundation of Texas hosts three camps with over 300 kids in attendances. Community Outreach VISTA, Rashika Smith was able to assist with Kamp Kaleidoscope located in Anna Texas. She had an amazing experience witnessing the results of … Continue reading Rashika Smith Educates School Nurses about Helping Children with Epilepsy Cope after a Seizure

Stephanie De Los Santos Engages Donors and the Community

Stephanie Del Los Santos is serving at the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas in the Houston office as the Camp and Resource Development VISTA. Stephanie keeps everyone informed of the Foundation’s activities and events through the monthly CEO Update. The CEO Update reaches over 7,000 people and includes board members, major donors, and involved participants. The … Continue reading Stephanie De Los Santos Engages Donors and the Community

Rashika Smith’s Fundraising Support Helps to Send Children with Epilepsy to Summer Camp

When running a race and you see the finish line, people have a way of pushing harder and finishing as strong as they can. The month of June was no different for the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas. This was the month to make every fundraiser and in-kind donation matter because it was the start of … Continue reading Rashika Smith’s Fundraising Support Helps to Send Children with Epilepsy to Summer Camp

Rashika Smith’s Resolve to Create Positive Impact Strengthens

Rashika Smith is the Community Outreach VISTA serving at the Epilepsy Foundation Texas’ Dallas office. In May, she received the sad news that a five year old passed away in his sleep from epilepsy. Hearing about his death was hard and knowing he was just a child was even harder. Rashika met this child at … Continue reading Rashika Smith’s Resolve to Create Positive Impact Strengthens