CATEGORY: Charities

AUTHOR: EILEEN

Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi

Year organized: 1963.

United Way member since: 1980.

People served: Any individual interested in learning about epilepsy.

Annual budget: $223,000.

United Way contribution: $6,000.

Director: Kay Higginbotham.

Purpose of agency: "The Epilepsy Foundation is dedicated to the prevention and cure of seizure disorders, the alleviation of their effects, and the promotion of independence and optimal quality of life for people who have these disorders.

The Foundation seeks to accomplish this mission through support of research, education, advocacy and service."

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