back
News

Press

OWC Announces Sponsorship of Epilepsy Foundation and Netathon on May 6

OWC is the Official Technology Partner for the Epilepsy Foundation’s Netathon.

Apr 26, 2017 | Woodstock, IL

owc-logo-blue

OWC, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, has announced that they will serve as the official technology partner of the Epilepsy Foundation and their “Talk About It for Epilepsy” Netathon, taking place on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

“Epilepsy affects three million people in the U.S. and 65 million worldwide,” said Larry O’Connor, founder and chief executive of OWC. “We at OWC are happy that our technology will help give the Epilepsy Foundation the opportunity to make this year’s Netathon an unparalleled success, and are proud to support the organization and the ongoing work it does to make a critical difference in the lives of so many people.”

On May 6, the Epilepsy Foundation and actor/philanthropist Greg Grunberg will host “Talk About it for Epilepsy”, the Foundation’s online, streaming event. The eight-hour Netathon will bring together celebrities, local Epilepsy Foundations, and epilepsy and seizure experts, talking about key epilepsy-related topics to spread awareness and raise funds for epilepsy. The event will take place in Los Angeles and will be available on CBS and Epilepsy Foundation digital properties, livestreamed on epilepsy.com, YouTube, TalkAboutIt.org, Twitch.tv (an Amazon company), and CBSlocal.com/epilepsy. Viewers can use and follow the hashtag: #Netathon2017 during the event to engage with the online community.

About the Epilepsy Foundation
The Epilepsy Foundation, a national non-profit with nearly 50 local organizations throughout the U.S., has led the fight against seizures since 1968. The Foundation is an unwavering ally for individuals and families impacted by epilepsy and seizures. The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. The Foundation works to ensure that people with seizures have the opportunity to live their lives to their fullest potential. For additional information, please visit epilepsy.com. “Like” the Epilepsy Foundation on Facebook at facebook.com/epilepsyfoundationofamerica. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/epilepsyfdn.

Get social: follow OWC on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


owc-logo-blue

About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

Follow OWC

facebook instagram youtube twitter

Company Contact

Derrick Stembridge


(815) 502-5628


dStembridge@owc.com