The Erika Knode Epilepsy Awareness Memorial Foundation 501c(3) non profit, was created to highlight and address the challenges of having Epilepsy in our society. Proceeds raised by the Foundation go to fund programs within the Epilepsy community to raise awareness and understanding of those with Epilepsy.
In addition, the foundation aims at recognizing companies who support Epilepsy awareness, and to provide job placement assistance with companies knowledgeable about Epilepsy. Proceeds are also used to fund Scholarships for those with Epilepsy, and Epilepsy research leading to a cure.
Epilepsy Awareness Memorial Foundation
Erika Knode passed away peacefully in her sleep, Sunday morning, February 16, 2014 at the age of 27 due to SUDEP; Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy.
We hope anyone who reads this enjoys this special story of an extradordinary woman.