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Help Evan raise money

For participating in Scotiabank Calgary Marathon 2021

My Story…

In 2015, I fell down  a lot, and literally — as I was diagnosed with epilepsy. But more importantly, I fell through the cracks. When I needed help the most, it wasn’t there for me, or for my family. While Calgary has world-class neurological health care, at the time of my diagnosis Calgary did not have the level of social services needed for those impacted by epilepsy. Over the last three years, I've been fortunate to work with many dedicated Calgarians to make sure that nobody falls through the cracks again. Thanks to their efforts, the Epilepsy Association of Calgary is firmly on track to become a leading epilepsy association with Canada in the years to come. I'm proud to serve as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Epilepsy Association of Calgary as it continues to grow. 

An estimated 1 in 100 people have epilepsy, and another 1 in 10 will have a seizure at some point in their life. In addition to the health impacts of epilepsy, the condition itself is often misunderstood and stigmatized, with 38% of Canadians with epilepsy saying they have faced stigma, discrimination and a lack of awareness, myself included.

When I was first diagnosed in 2015, I didn’t know how much my life or my dreams would change. Since then, I’ve done more that I thought possible and I continue to work every day to break the stigma around epilepsy, by living my life to the fullest and working with the Epilepsy Association of Calgary. I hope to continue to break the stigma while raising important funds along the way! Thank you for your support.


Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Sep 14 Anonymous Undisclosed amount
Sep 14 Holly W Undisclosed amount
Sep 14 Ian & Jane Hamilton $100.00
Sep 13 Phyllis Graham $50.00
Sep 12 Teddy $50.00
Sep 12 Daana Downey $250.00
Sep 12 Jim McCormick Admire your dedication to the cause and to your own health. Keep up the good work sir! $50.00
Sep 12 Roger & Terry Carrobourg All the best on the run Evan and on your objectives for the Epilepsy Association, congratulations on your amazing achievements to date!!! Undisclosed amount
Sep 09 Pam & Joe We wish you all the best on run day Evan !! Undisclosed amount
Sep 01 Geoff $100.00