JoshProvides Joins Epilepsy Alliance America as our 12th Member Organization
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Epilepsy Alliance America Announces New Member: JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA, April 12, 2022 – Epilepsy Alliance America, a nation-wide network of community-based epilepsy organizations dedicated to providing direct care, education and support services to people living with epilepsy and the people who care for them is growing! The Board approved JoshProvides recent membership application effective April 1, 2022.
“We are excited to add JoshProvides to our organization’s network of dedicated providers serving people with epilepsy and their families. Their commitment to providing financial assistance for seizure dogs, seizure movement monitors, transportation and medical services, as well as community education, is meaningful, states Jeff Sinsebox, Board President, Epilepsy Alliance America. “The addition of dedicated providers such as JoshProvides furthers Epilepsy Alliance America’s mission to support all people impacted by epilepsy. Especially significant is their reach – not just throughout Southwest Florida but the entire United States.”
“Joining forces with Epilepsy Alliance America will allow JoshProvides to expand its reach to at-risk, needy families and individuals. Our goal is to offer essential services to help ensure the safety and well-being of people living with epilepsy,” stated Andria Bilan, CEO. “This partnership will directly benefit families looking for resources.”
JoshProvides was founded in 2008 by Bruce & Sandi Chapnick to establish a legacy to their son Joshua who died of a head injury sustained from a fall from an epileptic seizure. JoshProvides focus is on offering children, families and individuals who are living with epilepsy or other seizures. JoshProvides offers resources and supportive services to children, families, and individuals. Specifically, JoshProvides distributes seizure alert & detection devices to ensure an individual’s safety; assistance with transportation to medical appointments, school and work for those individuals who cannot drive due to seizures; assistance with medical services including diagnostic and treatment for low-income individuals; assistance with the training of seizure service response dogs; sponsors an Epilepsy Support Group to connect our families with resources and provide community connections to combat social isolation. For more information, visit the JoshProvides website at www.joshprovides.org.
About the Epilepsy Alliance America
Epilepsy Alliance America is a nation-wide network of community-based epilepsy organizations who are dedicated to confronting the spectrum of challenges created by seizures through the promotion of independence and quality of life for people with epilepsy and their families. Epilepsy Alliance America was founded in 2018 by eight leading grassroots epilepsy organizations who have unified in their mission to provide direct support to people with epilepsy, and the people who care for them.
Members of Epilepsy Alliance America have been collectively supporting people with epilepsy for decades through support services, information, education, advocacy, and public awareness. As a result, the Alliance provides real epilepsy help to approximately 1 million Americans living with Epilepsy. Epilepsy Alliance America is actively accepting new members who share in our mission of supporting people with epilepsy and their families. Learn more at https://www.epilepsyallianceamerica.org/membership/benefits/.
For more information, visit the Epilepsy Alliance America website at www.epilepsyallianceamerica.org