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Founded by Shena Daly Pearson and Trysten Pearson, Gulf Coast Epilepsy Alliance (GCEA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides direct services to individuals with seizure disorders and those touched by epilepsy in the Texas Gulf Coast.
After Trysten's diagnosis of epilepsy at age 12, a five-year partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation Texas – Houston/Dallas-Fort Worth/West Texas, advocating for the passage of Sam's Law for Texas Schools, raising SUDEP awareness in the New York Times, and receiving rank of Eagle with the Boy Scouts of America, GCEA was established to support and improve the quality of life for people with epilepsy in the Gulf Coast areas of Texas.
GCEA's vision is to achieve a society where no person's life is limited by epilepsy.
GCEA's mission is committed to working for and meeting the needs of people with epilepsy, their families, and their caregivers.
GCEA's aim is to maintain existing services and activities, while also developing in new directions to ensure we continue to meet the needs of our members.
GCEA has identified seven Strategic Aims:
GCEA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization,
all contributions are tax deductible. EIN# 84-2099498
Did you know?
1-in-10 will have a seizure in his or her lifetime and 1-in-26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy.
GCEA provides FREE seizure first aid training sessions. Let's save lives together - book today!
To schedule, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Gulf Coast Epilepsy Alliance (GCEA)
State of Texas, USA
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