We Created a Movement The Foundation was disappointed by media reports, after
Our work continues…people with epilepsy need public
Coach Kill’s September 14th seizures, that he and people
awareness and education, not pity. We are working to
with epilepsy are not capable of high-profile careers. The
continue our momentum into 2014, when EFMN celebrates
misinformed statements of select media called us ALL to
60 years of serving people with seizures. Stay tuned for
more ways to get involved, check out a video from the rally
We created www.efmn.org/nopity to mobilize all of us to
on our YouTube channel.
advocate for people affected by epilepsy. Thousands of letters poured into media, hundreds of you contacted the Foundation to ask how you could help raise awareness and educate. Our social media spaces were buzzing! EFMN organized a public rally before the September 21st Gopher game to show our support for Coach Kill and the 60,000 Minnesotans with epilepsy. Over 500 people turned out and donned “Jerrysota” t-shirts. The Foundation heard from people in Colorado, West Virginia and Canada… wanting to know how they could join the movement.
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