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Meet our Student Ambassador: Chantal

Chantal Rojas

Chantel Rojas, an education student at the University of Phoenix, will be joining us as a student ambassador for the first ever Glow Walk Run, taking place on Saturday, October 18 in Jersey City. Chantel is eager to raise money

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EFNJ Selects Five Scholarship Recipients

EFNJ has announced five scholarship winners throughout the New Jersey. Each winner will receive $1,000 towards college tuition or expenses. Ryan DeLoughery is a graduate of Bergen Catholic High School. He will be attending Wesleyan University this fall. Ryan was a member

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NJ Epilepsy Task Force to Hold Public Hearings, Report to Governor

Epilepsy Task Force Public Hearing

The New Jersey Epilepsy Task Force will be holding a series of public hearings for individuals with personal experience with epilepsy to give input and present testimony. The Task Force will present its findings in a report to Governor Christie

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Music Festival to Benefit Epilepsy Foundation at Warren County Vineyard

Muses in the Vineyard

The Epilepsy Foundation of NJ (EFNJ) will join Foul Rift Productions on Saturday, May 17  and Sunday, May 18 as they host their third annual “Muses in the Vineyard” music festival at the Four Sisters Winery in Belvidere, NJ. Muses in

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3rd Annual Stone Pony Benefit Concert to Raise National Epilepsy Awareness

Paint the Pony Purple_ EFNJ

The Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey (EFNJ) will host the 3rd Annual Paint the Pony Purple benefit concert at The Stone Pony on Sunday, March 30th. This all-ages event will raise necessary funds to continue the agency’s programs and services that spread knowledge and

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Jack Dau: Everyday Hero Gaining Media Attention

Jack Dau Paint the Pony Purple

Jack Dau of Sparta, NJ is gaining increasing media attention for educating youth about epilepsy through a comic book. Jack is featured as a super hero in the new “Medikidz Explain Epilepsy” comic book sponsored by Eisai. The goal of the

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EFNJ Offers Scholarships to High School Seniors with Epilepsy

Epilepsy Scholarship Winner

The Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey is now accepting applications for our annual scholarship program for New Jersey high school seniors who have epilepsy. We anticipate offering at least three $1,000 scholarships this year. New Jersey high school seniors with

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Funding to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment and Services for Children and Youths with Epilepsy

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded the Epilepsy Foundation of NJ (EFNJ) a three year, $1.14 M million dollar grant to improve the diagnosis, treatment and access to services and

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