Helping People with Seizures Realize Their Full Potential

Make a Difference

Our Guiding Philosophy:


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


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


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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Social Event – Annual Holiday Party

Join us at the beautiful Street Car Station at Como for a holiday dinner and connecting with others. This event is open to anyone – individuals, parents, family, and friends affected by epilepsy.



Rochester Connect: Cookie Decorating

Join EFMN for some holiday cookie decorating. Cookies, frosting, and decorating supplies are all provided. This event is open to families and friends but please be sure to RSVP so we can ensure there are enough cookies to go around!



Education Event – Eastern Caver County Seizure Smart Training

One in ten people will have a seizure in their lifetime. Do you know how to respond? Seizure training for communities is an opportunity to learn about epilepsy and seizures right in your own community. Hear from experts on varying topics and learn seizure basics. EFMN’s Seizure Training is a

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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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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative

In the fall of 2017, Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) staff and board of directors gathered in a conference room at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. Together, they put the finishing touches on a comprehensive 2018-2020 strategic plan which included a foundational pillar of connecting with more communities. Two years

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Ary Rodeghiero – Finding Support, Friends, and Fun

Ary Rodeghiero hasn’t had a seizure since 2010 thanks to her medication. However, the medication has its side effects, which has caused her to undergo recent EEG testing to determine the best plan going forward. Although seizures don’t affect Ary’s everyday life, epilepsy does. “We got connected to EFMN by

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Ways You Can Help

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