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A therapeutic horseback riding Camp for children diagnosed with Epilepsy.
April 21-24, 2014 located at Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center. Applications now being accepted. Click here for details or Email Nicole@mattyfund.org for more information.
Matty’s Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk/Kid’s Dash for Epilepsy
Join us for the 12th Annual Matthew Siravo Memorial 5K/Walk for Epilepsy. For the first time ever, this race/walk will take place in historic downtown Wakefield on Memorial Day, May 26th before the start of the Memorial Day Parade. Proceeds to benefit children with epilepsy and the VA Epilepsy Center of Excellence. Register before May 20 and receive an early discounted registration fee. Click here to register, or to form a team.
Thanks to our 2014 Race/Walk Sponsors
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.”