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Join Us at Rock ‘N’ Jock Charities

Sunday August 10, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Garden Pavilion in Warwick, RI. A wonderful evening of dancing to Southside Johnny, Jimi Jamison, Skip Martin, John Cafferty, “tunes” Mike Antunes and Steve Smith and The Nakeds. A portion of the proceeds to benefit The Matty Fund. Doors open at 6:00 pm – Entertainment at 7:00 pm. $35 in advance or at the door.  For more information and tickets visit

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Matty Siravo Memorial Golf for Epilepsy

Join us Saturday, September 20, 2014 for our annual golf tournament. Located at Richmond Country Club in Richmond, RI. Enjoy a day of golf, dinner, prizes, contests and more… all to help children and families dealing with epilepsy. This tournament will sell out, so sign up early to reserve your foursome! Call 401-789-7330

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Our Mission: The Matty Fund ® will provide family resources, raise epilepsy awareness, promote patient safety and improve the quality of life for children and families living with epilepsy. The Matthew Siravo Memorial Foundation is a non-profit organization in memory of Matthew Siravo who passed away from epilepsy May 11, 2003. It is dedicated to providing aid for Epilepsy research and education, Epilepsy awareness through educational programs and annual scholarships to high school seniors diagnosed with Epilepsy. Epilepsy affects 3 million Americans and is the third most common neurological disorder. Nearly 200,000 new cases occur each year. One in every 100 Americans will experience a seizure at some point in their lives, while 3% will develop Epilepsy. “Source: Epilepsy Foundation of America” Through public donations and organized fundraising events, the Matthew Siravo Memorial Foundation will be “Helping Others With Epilepsy.”