International Epilepsy Day

Monday, February 11, 2019

Every year on the second Monday of February people join together for International Epilepsy Day, to celebrate and highlight the problems faced by people with epilepsy, their families and carers. Join the epilepsy community around the globe in raising funds for research and spreading epilepsy awareness on International Epilepsy Day.


Set Up a Facebook Fundraiser

Ask your Facebook friends help you fund a cure for epilepsy. Share why raising funds for epilepsy research is so critical and encourage people to donate!

Click here for a detailed guide or set up your fundraiser now.

Spread Awareness on Social Media

3.4 million Americans and 65 million people worldwide are affected by epilepsy. Show your friends, family, and followers how prolific epilepsy is, as well as how vital better treatment options are to so many people around the world. Download and post these images to your social media pages and encourage your friends and families to share:

65 million people worldwide currently live with epilepsy

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3 in 10 cases don’t respond to medication

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1 in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifetime
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3.4 million Americans have epilepsy
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