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Supporting Agencies (Canada & Ontario)

Toronto boy raises $7K through bake sale to send 4 kids to Summerfest Camp

June 15, 2017

By Deron Hamel A Toronto boy has raised more than $7,000 with a bake sale he spearheaded to send four children living with epilepsy to Summerfest Camp. Nine-year-old Brody, who was diagnosed with epilepsy last September, told his mother, Tammy Baruch, he wanted to do something in recognition of Purple Day, the international day of…

Ticket price reduced for 2017 Sail Away cruise in support of Summerfest

May 11, 2017

By Deron Hamel There’s one more reason to attend this year’s Sail Away cruise to help send children living with epilepsy to Summerfest Camp – a reduced ticket price. Thanks to support from the annual event’s sponsors, the ticket price for the 2017 Sail Away cruise is $70. The ticket price last year was $85.…

Ottawa man proves there’s always hope when you’re living with epilepsy

April 10, 2017

By Deron Hamel Shaun Kehoe has a message for every person with epilepsy who’s living with uncontrolled seizures: “Don’t let epilepsy beat you. Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” The 34-year-old Ottawa resident knows what he’s talking about. Kehoe struggled with uncontrolled seizures from age 17 to 25. Having uncontrolled seizures impacted his life…