Inspired by Sofia Angiuli
A fun family event to help raise money for pediatric epilepsy research.
Sunday, August 22
1 – 4pm
Firestone Park Pavilion #4
Columbiana, OH 44408
Funds raised for Carnival for a Cure will be donated to the Epilepsy Foundation of America’s research department and to the Keto Hope Foundation, a resource for families seeking alternative treatment options for uncontrolled epilepsy patients.
Carnival for a Cure is a fun, family event to raise money for pediatric epilepsy research. Join us on August 22nd at Firestone Park in Columbiana, Ohio. We’ll have:
Pony Rides • Bounce House • Face Painting • Games • Chinese Raffle • Guest Speaker
- Child tickets include bounce house entry, a face painting sitting and games.
- Children 2 and under are FREE
How You Can Help
Join us at the Carnival for a Cure! Fun for the whole family while supporting a GREAT cause!
Become an event Sponsor! Also accepting donations of baskets for the Chinese raffle or food/beverages.
There are plenty of ways to help – join us on the day of the event or pitch in before to help us prepare.
Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain that causes seizures 1 in 26 people have epilepsy Seizures can look like staring spells, be convulsive or cause loss in muscle tone and falls 470,000 children in the US have epilepsy 30% of epilepsy patients are unable to be controlled with medicine and live with seizures dailyContinue reading “Epilepsy Fast Facts”
The ketogenic diet (KD) is a high fat, low carbohydrate, controlled protein diet that has been used since the 1920s for the treatment of epilepsy. The diet is a medical treatment and should be considered when at least two suitable medications have been tried and have failed to control seizures. Once a child has failed two anti-seizureContinue reading “What the FAT is the Keto Diet for Epilepsy?”
Sofia is a happy, loving, and beautiful child. Epilepsy is a part of her, but it doesn’t define her. She enjoys being outside, reading books, watching movies and spending time with family. She has a younger sister named Addilyn and so many people who support and love her! Sofia was diagnosed with epilepsy in MayContinue reading “About Sofia”
We are pleased to to support these organizations:
For more than five decades, the Epilepsy Foundation has shone a light on epilepsy. The Foundation and its nationwide network of nearly 50 partners connects people to treatment, support and resources; leads advocacy efforts; funds innovative research and the training of specialists; and educates the public about epilepsy and seizure first aid.
The Keto Hope Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to families with children on the ketogenic diet as a treatment option for pediatric epilepsy. We are committed to advancing the success of the ketogenic diet by supporting families, expanding nutritional options, and providing educational opportunities to healthcare professionals.
Funds raised by Carnival for a Cure will be split between the Epilepsy Foundation’s research department and the Keto Hope Foundation to aid in alternative treatment options for those suffering from uncontrolled epilepsy