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I am participating in EFMN's Rise Above Seizures Walk! One in 10 people will have a seizure in their lifetime, and one in 26 will develop epilepsy. It's more common than you think.


Over 3,500 walkers in five communities come together as a powerful force to help people with epilepsy realize their full potential and stop seizures. I am raising funds to support services for the 150,000+ people EFMN serves annually.

Please support my personal goal by making a secure, tax-deductible donation to my team. Just $30 educates a child through Seizure Smart Schools. See the impact of your gift at efmn.org/giving.

Ary was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2007 at 10 months old and has been seizure free since December 2010. At this time, we are in the process to determine if Ary is on the right combination of medications. She was recently at Children's Hospital having an overnight EEG to help determine how to proceed.  Ary will be admitted in August to have another EEG to determine how medications are working and what should be the next steps. With the help of the epilepsy foundation we have been provided with a lot of support.

Ary's school receives education on what to do if Ary or any child may have a seizure. The education is part of making schools seizure smart teaching not only staff what do to if a child has a seizure, but educates the students about epilepsy. Ary is very proactive talking about epilepsy with school mates and has invited classmates to join her team. This year will be Ary's third year as captain of the team and she is very excited.

This year Ary will be going to Camp Oz, which is a camp for children with epilepsy. The Epilepsy foundation helps with the cost of camp and the money raised at the walk helps with making that possible.

If anyone would like to join us for the walk it is at Park Point Beach House Thursday August 1 at 5:00 for food and raffle and walk starts at 6:30. In addition to the two mile walk, there will be food, raffle, a DJ, kids games, face painting and opportunity to connect with others who are walking in support of those impacted by epilepsy. 

If you are unable to participate in walk, but would like to make a donation they can be done on line or mailed to epilepsy foundation. Our goal is $1000, but stirving for more to support the foundation.

Today, I am asking for your tax-deductible contribution to support people in our community with epilepsy. •A secure, tax-deductible online donation makes supporting the Stroll quick and easy to Ary's Avengers. www. epilepsyfoundationmn.org/ Go to upcoming events, click link for Rise above seizures walk and Look up team by: Ary Rodeghiero or Ary's Avengers.

•Mail a check (payable to Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota and please put my name in the memo field and Ary's Avengers in note field) to: EFMN’s Rise Above Seizures Walk, 1600 University Avenue West, Suite 300, St. Paul, MN 55104.

Your tax-deductible gift brings us one step closer to a world where people with seizures realize their full potential.

If anyone would like to donate to the raffle that would be wonderful. Examples gift cards, themed baskets, art work of any kind...... All proceeds go to EFMN also. Send me a message if you would like to donate to raffle.

Any questions or if I am missing something please let me know by sending me a message.

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Thank you
Ary, mom Lynn and dad Mick.

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