Welcome to the Home of Team Audrey Kaller!
Our individual team members are combining digital forces to create this awesome fundraising team. Together we will raise more money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles than we ever could alone!
Audrey Kaller's Story
Audrey is a 14 year-old girl living in Pacific Palisades, California. She is one of 4 children in an otherwise ordinary family. A little more than a year ago and completely out of nowhere, she started having seizures. At that time, she didn’t fully understand what was happening to her. Seizures come in different forms and without much or any warning. Audrey's first seizure occurred in the ocean and thankfully she was rescued by a lifeguard. Her third seizure (a grand mal) occured in a crowded sanctuary while attending a friend's bat mitzvah. Imagine being a teenage girl and losing control of your mind and body in front of 100 people. Welcome to the world of epilepsy. Audrey spent a long and difficult year filled with missed school, doctor's appointments, hospital stays, ambulance rides, medications, the loss of her singing voice, fear and struggle. Nevertheless, Audrey perservered and today, she is on a medication that appears to have controlled her seizures. She feels strong and in control.
In short, Audrey responded to her diagnoses by leaping into action. She wanted everyone to know about epilepsy and she wasn't afraid of stigma and ignorance. She raised money. She became a Junior Ambassador for Children’s Hospital. She and her dad flew to Washington, D.C. with other teens with epilepsy and lobbied Congress to increase awareness and funding for epilepsy research. When she got her voice back, she performed at the Wee Rock! Kid’s music festival for Children’s Hospital. She did all this in less than a year and while struggling through the diagnoses and treatment phases. She did this to help others. She did this to End Epilepsy.
How Can you Help?
DONATE: Last year, Team Audrey Kaller raised $35,000 for the Walk to End Epilepsy. This year our goal is $50,000. Please help us get there. Click on the donate button and take action like Audrey did. Make a difference.
WALK: Join Team Audrey Kaller and show up at The Walk to End Epilepsy at The Rose Bowl on November 17.
JOIN THE TEAM: Just click the join button above, take a couple minutes to set up your page, and you'll be the newest member of Team Audrey Kaller.