Our Mission

The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.


About Us

Created in 1955 as a grassroots effort to help people with epilepsy, the Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas is a not-for-profit 501c(3) serving the two-state area, offering advocacy and educational services to people with epilepsy, their families, and the communities in which they live.

The Foundation’s all-volunteer Board of Directors is made up of professionals from all walks of life. A Professional Advisory Board made up of over 20 board-certified epileptologists, pediatric neurologists, pharmacologists, social workers, psychologists, and nurse educators from Missouri and Kansas advises on education, services, research, and advocacy programs.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas is your unwavering ally on your journey with epilepsy and seizures. The Foundation is a community-based organization dedicated to improving the lives of all people impacted by seizures.

We are here for you, whether you live with epilepsy, have a loved one with seizures, or have a desire to improve lives for people impacted by epilepsy.

  • We provide programs, services, and resources in your community.
  • We provide education about seizure recognition and first aid.
  • We advocate for improved rights and regulations for people living with epilepsy.

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