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Click here for more information and links to participate and fundraise in Rhode Island’s largest 5k Run/Walk for Epilepsy.
SEAFOOD AND LOBSTER BAKE TO BENEFIT THE MATTY FUND! Make plans to join us at the Dune’s Club in Narragansett on Saturday, June 30th at 5:00 p.m. to celebrate the 10th year of The Matty Fund. Click Here for a printable invite and more information about this special celebration. Hope to see you there!
Matty’s Night at the Museum! Dr. John Gaitanis was honored during the May 3rd event. The Matty Fund is so happy to be able to offer events such as this to the families connected to our Resource Center! Special thanks to CVS/Caremark for helping to fund the evening’s festivities. Visit our Videos Page for clickable links to see videos from that night.
Voted Rhode Island’s Best Nonprofit and Recognized in WebMD as Health Heroes!
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.
View our: 2012 Annual Report
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.”