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Epilepsy Foundation New England Inc

2013 Saco, Maine Walk for Epilepsy Saco,  Maine

Donations as of July 25, 2014:

$805.00 Raised Offline
$9,595.00 Raised Online
$10,400.00 Total Raised

Maggie Tripp's Page

     Meet Maggie.  She is a sweet, spunky, and smart 5 year old kindergartner.  She loves to play teacher, draw, read, play with her little brother, dance and sing.  

      Maggie was diagnosed with epilepsy in August 2012.  She has a cortical dysplasia on the right frontal lobe of her brain.  She was born with this, but it didn't decide to show itself until this past summer.  Maggie has had many ups and downs during this journey. Continuing to let her do the things she enjoyed before her diagnosis, like riding her bike, playing on the playground, swimming and swinging have been compromised.  Epilepsy has changed these simple childhood pleasures for fear of her safety.

      Since her diagnosis, she has tried four different medications.  All have come with side effects and it is very difficult to watch her deal with them.  Currently, she is taking three medications which moderate her seizures but will not cure her epilepsy.  Over the past few months, she has continued to have seizures, but only a few times a week.

      Since August 2012, Maggie has been seeing Dr. Alexa Craig at Maine Neurology in Scarborough, ME.  We are beyond thankful to have her for Maggie's doctor.  She has been so wonderful!  Dr. Craig has high hopes that Maggie's epilepsy can be cured with brain surgery.  We have been to Children's Hospital in Boston to discuss this possibilty for the future.  In order for Maggie to be a true candidate for this surgery, she has to fail three medications at their full dosage. (We have just got to her max dose on 4/24/13)

      Before her diagnosis, we barely knew anything about epilepsy.  Now it is a part of our daily lives.  We will continue to learn about it and will forever be comitted to finding a cure for this horrible illness that effects so many people.

      We are amazed by our daughter's sweetness, kindness, helpful and loving spirit, entertaining capabilities, sense of humor and her ability to be such a fantastic big sister!  We are so blessed to have this little girl in our lives!!!

Please join our team on May 5th @ Young School in Saco, ME to raise funds, awareness and hope to all those affected by epilepsy.

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Supporters

Comment Donation
Windham Christian Academy Middle School Girls We sold 2000+ chocolate bars to raise money for ministry projects. Your cousin, Nick, prays for you EVERY SINGLE DAY in school. We love you!
$400.00
Grammie & Grampie Brewer MAGGIE!!! We Love You So Much!!! You are our HEART & SOUL!!! XOXOXOXOXOXOXO
$100.00
Uncle Chris I love you Maggie Tripp
$100.00
Mark and Kathy Lambert Best wishes - we're thinking of you!
$25.00
Forrest and Ruth Tripp
$20.00*
Mary Jane Tripp
$25.00
Lori, Carl, Dylan & Andrew Smith
$25.00
Sandy and Ray Legendre
$75.00*
Jenn Straetz
$25.00
Krissy Mailman Your in my thoughts and prayers
$10.00
Kaminski family
$50.00*
Lila Gibson
$25.00
Matt Rouillard
$500.00
Julie (Labonte) Weissenburger Glad to read about Maggie's story and what you're all going through. Hang in there...
$25.00
Anonymous
$500.00
Jess Foster
$40.00
Amanda, Joe, Alexis, Will, Avs We wish we could give more. Many blessings to you all.
$25.00
Sue Tripp I think of all of you often and I hope that Maggie is feeling better with no episodes.
$50.00
Carol & Jeff Scott Best wishes to dear Maggie...see you at the walk.
$50.00
Karen Eames Can't wait to join in the walk!
$50.00
Katie Geddes We love you Maggie!!
$25.00
The Willett Family Thinking of you.
$50.00
Christine Morin From one running buddy to another! Maggie is so lucky to have you for a mother!
$10.00
Briana Banks
$50.00
SmartHome Solutions, Inc.
$100.00
Kidz Go Eco
$25.00
Velocity U-15 Girls - Nason
$150.00
Bob and Donna Simpson Much love and best wishes to all!
$25.00
Sarah Cooper by David and Sarah Ramsey Given in love and with hope in Sarah's name to honor her birthday.
$100.00
Elizabeth, Josh & Olivia Peck
$50.00
Scott & Marina Batson
$50.00
Kristen Nichols Love you guys!!
$50.00
Stephanie & Joshua Fearon
$25.00
Sherryl Tracy and Jim Nimon
$100.00
Aaron, Noelle, Ben and Sammy Knox Get well beautiful Maggie! And big hugs to you Amanda :)
$25.00
Grampy and Grammy Tripp To the sweetest granddaughter in the world! We love you to the moon and back! XOXOXO
$300.00
Eric & Vanessa Staples
$50.00
Briana Lagasse & Family Continued prayers for Maggie and to find a cure
$25.00
Joe, Steph, Allie and Dan Wagner
$25.00
Kim Meikle & Family
$50.00
Meghan Skea
$20.00
The DiStasi's - Rebecca, Lou, Drew and Cody We love you Maggie!
$100.00
Greg and Leah You got this Maggs:) We Love you!!!!!
$100.00
Alex, Jessica, Avery & Boden Paul
$50.00
Meredith and Graham Ganz
$50.00
Mike Dente
$60.00*
Velocity Soccer Club U-15 Girls - Nason Glad to help Maggie try and reach her goal for a great cause.
$150.00
Claudette and Steve Croteau Good luck Maggie, praying for your cure!
$50.00
Bill and Deb Tripp Best wishes, thank you for sharing with us.
$25.00
Joey, Danielle, and Lyla Hazlett Team Tripp all the way!!
$25.00

Donation Summary

Raised Offline
$805
Raised Online
$9,595
Total Raised
$10,400
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