Latest Epilepsy, Seizure & Support News


Thank you Rite Aid for welcoming The Matty Fund to your KidCents program and for your $10,000 grant to help us support more families touched by epilepsy. For more information on this program please Click Here

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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 

October Workshop:


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Epilepsy and Traumatic Brain Injury: Understanding the Relationship

  The Matty Fund in collaboration with The Brain Injury Association of RI
  is honored to offer its quarterly workshop which will be presented by
  Dr. Andrew Blum on Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:00-8:00 pm at the
  Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI
  Advanced Registration is required:  Please call 401-789-7330 or email:


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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.”