Epilepsy Association

Name of Non-Profit Organization * Epilepsy Association
Today’s Date: * Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Organization’s website http://epilepsyinfo.org
EIN / 501(C)(3)Number * 23-7198807
What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? * 1953
Address * 2831 PROSPECT AVE E
CLEVELAND, Ohio 44115-2606
United States
County * Cuyahoga
Your Name * Colleen Saunier
Your Title * Director of Development
Your email address * csaunier@epilepsyinfo.org
Your Phone Number (216) 579-1330
Executive Director’s Name * Kelley S. Needham
Executive Director’s email address * kneedham@epilepsyinfo.org
What is the mission of your organization? To serve children, adults, and families in Northeast Ohio impacted by epilepsy; to raise awareness in the community, provide education, advocacy, and direct services that lead to an increased understanding of the disorder and better management of the condition; for affected individuals to build resilience, personal fulfillment, independence, and the ability to contribute meaningfully to the community.
Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? * ·       [3] Children

·       [5] Education

·       [8] Health

Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists? The Epilepsy Association offers a wide range of services, including adult mental health case management, individualized support for children & families to increase quality of life, and community education to promote awareness.
Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? * Yes, Grades 9 – 12
List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web. We are always in search of volunteers for our special events; we need help day of with registration, set up, and other activities.
Volunteer coordinator Miranda Pflaum
Volunteer coordinator’s email address mpflaum@epilepsyinfo.org
Volunteer coordinator’s phone number (216) 579-1330