St. Paul, MN – October 30, 2015 – The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota wants to thank Coach Jerry kill for being an inspiration to the 60,000 Minnesotans with epilepsy and their families. We encourage others to show their support and gratitude for Coach Kill, as well.

Jerry Kill

People can leave a message for Coach Kill and is family at efmn.org/coachkill and while there they can also add a filter to their profile picture to support Coach Kill. People can also express their support on social media using the hashtag #jerrysota.

"Coach’s contributions to football are well documented. But he is uninterested in media attention and too humble to share what he does for people with epilepsy. His football job title changed this week, but his title of ‘hero’ to people with epilepsy is permanent and we look forward to seeing his next great venture," said EFMN Executive Director Vicki Kopplin.

November is national epilepsy awareness month and will culminate with the "Go-Pher" Epilepsy Awareness season-closing game on November 28.

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About Epilepsy

When a person has two or more unprovoked seizures, they have epilepsy, which affects 60,000 people in our community. One in 10 people will have a seizure in their lifetime, and 1 in 26 will develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects more Americans than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease combined.

About the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota

The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) envisions a world where people with seizures realize their full potential. The Foundation’s programs and services cover MN and Eastern ND. For information, visit efmn.org.