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Ways to Give


From donating money to clothing and household goods, there are many ways to support people living with epilepsy. Find out how you can start giving and making a difference today.

Your donation provides help and hope to the 3.4 million people living with epilepsy in the U.S. and their families. 

Making a gift will support our nationwide programs that improve epilepsy care, connect people affected by epilepsy, and increase awareness about epilepsy and seizures. You will also forward our efforts to advocate for rights, prevent epilepsy and early death, and support epilepsy research. Explore the different ways you can support the cause.

Donate by phone: 1-800-213-5821

Donate by mail:
Make your check payable to the Epilepsy Foundation and mail it to:

Attn: Donor Services
Epilepsy Foundation
3540 Crain Highway Suite 675
Bowie, MD 20716

Make a Donation

Our mission depends on support from donors like you. Your generosity funds our work in research, education, advocacy, and help for families affected by epilepsy.

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Donate Clothing and Household Goods

By giving your gently used clothing and household items you no longer need, you can support the Epilepsy Foundation. You will also receive a tax receipt for your donation.

Learn how to donate your clothing and household goods

Donate Stocks

Like a monetary gift, your stock donation will help support the Epilepsy Foundation’s mission. Donate stocks through the secure online donation tool to complete the gift in a few minutes.

Transfer your stocks online to donate

Qualified Charitable Distribution

If you are 70.5 or older, you can donate your IRA funds directly to the Epilepsy Foundation. Make a difference for people living with epilepsy while reducing your taxable income.

Donate from your IRA

Corporate Partnerships

National sponsorship can improve your company's visibility with people living with epilepsy. We celebrate our corporate partnerships and welcome companies to join us as we fight to end epilepsy.

Learn about opportunities for corporate partnerships

Donate Cryptocurrency

Donating cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, helps advance research and new therapies and is tax-deductible.

Donate your cryptocurrency

Donation Partners

By making purchases from participating retailers, you can also benefit the Epilepsy Foundation.

Find participating retailers

Planned Giving

There are many different options for planned giving from creating a will to donating stocks. Whether you're leaving a legacy or making a real-time gift, you can make a lasting impact.

Learn how to leave a legacy

Why Your Gift Matters

Your donation will directly support our efforts to improve the lives of people with epilepsy. From education and advocacy programs to epilepsy research and new therapies, your gift will give help and hope to the epilepsy community.

Learn more about why your gift matters

Epilepsy Mom Speaks Out

“The Epilepsy Foundation has given my daughter the confidence to be able to talk to others about epilepsy and to advocate for herself… She loves to meet people who have epilepsy and to educate others about epilepsy.”

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Help us lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and speed up therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.