Partners and Friends

Bruce Chapnick, Pekka Rintala and Sandi Chapnick By Christine Rintala, Epi USAI received a call ... continue reading

The Value of Support

Conrad, Erin and Madison By Erin HurterEpilepsy entered my life abruptly.My daughter, Madison, was 17 ... continue reading

It Takes a Village

Left to right, Blake, Vanessa, Denise, Summer and Ryan Foster By Denise Foster If you ... continue reading

Achieving My Goals

Cynthia Fabian By Cynthia Fabian “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” Nelson MandelaWhen you ... continue reading

A Path Towards Healing

By Dan Bailey Hello. My name is Dan, and I live in Oro Valley, Arizona. I ... continue reading

Honored to call him our son

Brad McClaugherty By Vera McClaugherty Back around 2012, I shared with a colleague that my ... continue reading

The Right Path

James and Lisa Wilmeth with son James and Duke By Lisa WilmethHi I’m Lisa! Nine years ago, ... continue reading

Ryan’s Prayer for a Cure

Ryan’s support system – Brother Spencer, Grandma Barbara, Mom Andrea, Ryan and Dad Jay by ... continue reading

A SAMi for Sam

The Hill Family: Mark, Diane, Reid, Sam and Madeleine This touching letter was sent by ... continue reading

From helplessness to gratefulness

By Roz Kaye, great grandmother of Braden. Andria Bilan, CEO of JoshProvides, encouraged me to ... continue reading

Living with Epilepsy: A Medical Perspective

Dr. Virginia Thornley, M.D., Neurologist, EpileptologistEpilepsy is a condition involving the occurrence of two or ... continue reading

Heather’s journey

BY JENNY AND HEATHERThis is the story of Heather’s journey with epilepsy. I’m her mom ... continue reading

With a Little Help from our Four-Legged Friends

by SAVANNAH KNIGHT My name is Savannah, and I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I ... continue reading


By Karen Egozi, President and CEO, Epilepsy Alliance FloridaDo you know which state has the ... continue reading

Epilepsy Support Group offers Hope

By Dan Noyes I was officially diagnosed with epilepsy later in life, but there were ... continue reading

My Story – Living With Epilepsy

by CAMDEN BARATZ Every day until I was 14, I lived an average life. I ... continue reading

Estate Planning & Legacy Gifts

By Amanda Harper, Mom to Charlotte, a JoshProvides kidThere is a chill in the air ... continue reading

JoshProvides …
There when you need us

BY ED SCHARF It’s hard to believe that November is upon us. Thanksgiving is in ... continue reading

Chasing Away Epilepsy

By Melissa Signor On December 15, 2015 at about 5:30 am, our family’s lives were ... continue reading

Back to School

BY LISA GALLIPOLI, Epilepsy Alliance AmericaIs your social media feed filled with “Back to School” ... continue reading

A Mother’s Story

By MARY FISCHER Our son, Peter, had a seizure when he was 9 years old ... continue reading

Josh Provides: A truly special community

By Vanessa Jones I have been involved in the medical industry since 1996. While technologies ... continue reading

Compassion Came to Me:

By Traci Smullen To live with and love a person who suffers from epilepsy and ... continue reading

A legacy of help and hope for others

By Sandi Chapnick As parents, when we faced the diagnosis of epilepsy for our son, ... continue reading

Learning to live with epilepsy

For the first 16 years of my life, I had high fevers up to 106 ... continue reading

Purple Day Raises Awareness About Epilepsy

March 26th is Epilepsy Awareness Day, or, “Purple Day,” a day set aside to recognize ... continue reading

My Life with Epilepsy

By Gayle Guynup The first 16 years of my life were as normal as that ... continue reading

Purple Day spotlights Epilepsy Awareness & Education

March 24, 2021 March 26th is Purple Day, an internationally recognized day devoted to Epilepsy ... continue reading

JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation Awarded Grant from Gannett Foundation

December 10, 2020 JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation has been selected to receive a $4,000 grant ... continue reading

JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation distributes Masks

November 18, 2020 November is Epilepsy Awareness Month and JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation is providing ... continue reading

Epilepsy feels personal

Your TurnAndria Keil Bilan,Guest columnist Sarasota Herald-Tribune November, designated as Epilepsy Awareness Month, is a ... continue reading

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund awards grant to JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund of Manatee Community Foundation Lakewood Ranch Community Fund of Manatee Community ... continue reading

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Community Impact Grant

Thanks to a grant of $2,750 recently awarded by the Arthur T. Esslinger Memorial Fund ... continue reading

National Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and JoshProvides partners with ESSWFL November is National Epilepsy ... continue reading