2022 Walk to End Epilepsy in Connecticut Raised $86,800
We are thrilled to announce the results of the 2022 Walk to End Epilepsy in Connecticut. We loved walking with you, hearing your stories, and coming together as a community this May. And we can't wait to do it again next year! Between the 5 locations, we had 55 teams and 800 participants. Thanks to all our walkers, donors, and sponsors, we raised $86,800 to support people with epilepsy in Connecticut!
It was so inspiring to see all the support for the epilepsy community!
We would like to congratulate the top 5 fundraising individuals: Vincent Siefert
with $1,820, Nancy Kreinest
with $1,000, Jake Oquendo
with $640, Peggy Morin
with $620, and Deborah Logan & Samar Bush
who both raised $520. We would also like to congratulate the top 5 fundraising teams: Team Muir
with $5,075, Bridge to Cure
with $4,290, Connor’s Crew
with $3,595, Strike Out Epilepsy
with $3,520, and Ollie’s Crew
with $3,185. We had 19 teams that each raised more than $1,000. We would like to thank all teams who utilized their fundraising page to help people with epilepsy. Kudos to you all!
Thank you to Team Bridge to Cure
, and their team captain, Vincent Siefert
, for hosting the Orange Walk to End Epilepsy After Party. The event had live music, good food, and great people! We had so much fun at that event!
We would like to thank all the sponsors of the walks: Jazz Pharmaceuticals, SK Life Science, UCB, Eisai, LivaNova, The Danny Did Foundation, Medtronic, Neurelis, UCONN Health, Hartford HeathCare, Yale New Haven Health & Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Best Health Primary Care, People’s United Bank, the Blaine Family, Banner Water, the Tolland Lions Club, Moffly Media
We also want to thank all our incredible speakers for their support. Thank you to Former Stamford Mayor David Martin, Diversity Equity & Inclusion Officer for the City of Stamford Ms. Carmen Hughes, State Representative Mike Demicco, Dr. John Greenfield, State Representative Mary Welander, LCSU Social Worker Carrie Erwin, and State Representative Tammy Nuccio
. Thank you to Taylor Logan, James Naleski, Rachel Talmadge, Tim Bishop, Diana Alicea, and Laura Cassenti
for sharing your stories.
We want to give a huge thank you to all our incredible volunteers
who came out early and stayed late to help us out. We depend on volunteers to make these events happen and everyone who helped this year was amazing! We especially want to thank our lead volunteers. Thank you to Laura Cassenti
for organizing the Tolland Walk. Thank you to Rachel Talmadge
and Tim Bishop
for planning the New Milford walk. And thank you to Marty Levine
for all his help with the Stamford walk. We couldn't put on these events without you!
To see all the amazing photos from the walks, click the button below. Thank you to Bill Shea
for taking pictures at our Stamford, Farmington, and Orange Walks, to Nikki Tremmel
for taking pictures at the New Milford walk, and Nicholas Miller, Max Miller, Brice Cassenti, and Steve Morneault
for taking pictures at the Tolland Walk.
We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at next year’s walks!