United in Epilepsy Regional Walks

Join the thousands who will walk across the state this fall to raise awareness and funds for the epilepsy community! Epilepsy is what unites us, and together we will walk in solidarity for epilepsy.

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Our Guiding Philosophy:

Educate

Seizure trainings for your school, workplace, and community at no cost.

Connect

No one should face epilepsy alone; meet people who understand what you’re going through.

Empower

Take back control with access to the information and advice you need.

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Help When You Need It

No one should face epilepsy alone. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been living with epilepsy for years, we’re here to support you.

Upcoming Events

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21

Sep

United In Epilepsy | St. Cloud Regional Walk

Epilepsy is what unites us, and together we will walk in solidarity for epilepsy. In 2021, we are introducing the walk into more communities as we host walks in eight cities across Minnesota – Bemidji, Duluth, Fargo/Moorhead, Mankato, Marshall, Rochester, St. Cloud, and the Twin Cities. The walks are the

23

Sep

United In Epilepsy | Bemidji Regional Walk

Epilepsy is what unites us, and together we will walk in solidarity for epilepsy. In 2021, we are introducing the walk into more communities as we host walks in eight cities across Minnesota – Bemidji, Duluth, Fargo/Moorhead, Mankato, Marshall, Rochester, St. Cloud, and the Twin Cities. The walks are the

23

Sep

Adult Virtual Connect Group

Adults living with epilepsy come together to meet others, share the triumphs and challenges of living with seizures and connect with those who understand the epilepsy journey. For more information, contact Erik Williams at ewilliams@efmn.org or 651-262-9345. In order to ensure we can provide the best experience possible, we need

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Dive in Deeper

We offer a wide variety of programs and services for youth and adults across our service region.

Thriving with Epilepsy

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Carrie Buck – Advocacy for the Sake of Connection

Advocacy plays a key role in spreading awareness and reducing the stigma surrounding epilepsy, and advocacy works best when there is a connection between people. Walk captain Carrie Buck knows seeking out connections with others who understand the struggle of epilepsy is the first step in creating more awareness. She

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Chris Poshek – Walk for Unity and Hope

“We walk to be united in the epilepsy community,” EFMN walk captain, epilepsy fighter and advocate Chris Poshek says. And his words perfectly sum up the magic of the EFMN walks: creating unity and providing hope. Chris, who recently turned 50, was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 30.

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Ways You Can Help

Your gift helps us educate, connect, and empower those with epilepsy and their families.