Walk the Talk for Epilepsy

Let’s get movin’ with Epilepsy Florida on May 31st, 2020!

Join us for our inaugural statewide virtual walk award ceremony via Zoom on May 31st.

Contest will run May 1-26 because 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy at some point in their lifetime.
Have fun and raise funds for a great cause!
Stay tuned for more details.

Epilepsy Florida will hold its annual Walk the Talk for Epilepsy.  This is the largest community event in the area that raises awareness and funds for individuals living with epilepsy. Walk the Talk for Epilepsy events, held throughout the state of Florida each year; benefit the 426,000 Floridians living with epilepsy. Epilepsy, a common neurological condition that one in 26 people will be diagnosed with at some point in their lives, is a diagnosis given when a person experiences two or more seizures that cannot be attributed to any other cause. It is a disorder more people live with than autism, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and cerebral palsy – combined.

The Walk the Talk events for Epilepsy will feature family-friendly entertainment, including kids corner, a DJ,  face painting, refreshments from local vendors, raffle prizes, awards and more. For specific area information please contact your local office.

Fundraising Tips

A walkathon is a great way to get everyone on their feet and active by promoting healthy lifestyles and raising money for a cause dear to your heart.

First Steps to get started

  1.     Start early
  2.     Set up team page and goals
  3.     Send emails to your past team members and email lists
  4.     Mention fundraising goals for this year
  5.     Post fun photo of the team at the walk last year
  6.     Call to action to join your team; include the link to register

Get your Company involved

  1.     Post walk in the company newsletter
  2.     Hang custom walk posters in your office
  3.     Put posters in Co-workers mailboxes
  4.     Add your team walk URL to your email signature page ( get company permission )
  5.     Educate your co-workers about epilepsy and why the walk is important to you.

Increase your team engagement

  1.     Encourage team members to update personal fundraising pages
  2.     Add photos, send weekly emails, post progress on social media
  3.     Remind the team of incentives to motivate them to increase their fundraising efforts

Walk the Talk for Epilepsy 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions

If you forgot either your username or password, you can retrieve both by clicking on the “login” bar at the top of the page and requesting it under “email me my login information”.

Yes, if you participated in the 2019 walk, you can input your email address into the “user name” section of the returning user portion of the walk page to request your password.

You can search for a team on the homepage or in the “join a team” section.

There is a registration fee to participate, however, we encourage all walkers to give as little or as much as they like.

Any individual aged 13 and older will be considered an adult and individuals 12 and under will be considered a child.

Yes, every registered participant will receive a t-shirt at the walk. Note sizes are first come –first serve. Sizes are not guaranteed

We are accepting registration online up until the Thursday prior to the walk and will be accepting registrations on the day of the Walk at each location. However, we encourage all participants to register early so that they can benefit from the early-bird registration discounts.

On the homepage, select the “form a team” button and follow the prompted questions to create your own walk team.

You can mail or drop off all donations to the office nearest you. Please contact the walk manager listed under the “contact” tab for your walk.

Please contact the walk manager listed under the “contact” tab for your walk.

Every registered participant will receive a walk t-shirt on the day of the walk as long as they are a paid registrant or a person living with epilepsy.

If you are experiencing issues registering or donating, please contact TCardenas@epliepsyfl.org or call  954-779-1509.

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