Hearts of Epilepsy Foundation® of Memphis – is a nonprofit organization focused on providing services that address the critical needs of people with epilepsy and their families; helping them maintain the best quality of life.
PURPLE PEPPERMINT PROJECT
Designed to provide a comprehensive, measurable and effective youth mentoring program that promotes positive self- esteem, relationship building, positive school and peer connections. This Project promotes self-confidence and self-efficacy in handling academics-related and problem-solving skills. This Program is an age-based small learning community of students, with the aim to create a more personalized and supportive learning environment – offering students a combination of academic and career development learning opportunity.
Through this program, we provide partial/full financial assistance for those in need of anti-seizure medication urgent needs. Through this program, we provide direct access to healthcare and navigates the complexities of finding a healthcare provider, benefits, insurance, access to coverage and employment. This program assists patients in applying for SSI benefits, health insurance and housing.
Educates the general public; such as local businesses, schools, universities, colleges, and community about epilepsy and SUDEP awareness and understand the steps on how to recognize a seizure and know first aid.