In Loving Memory of Maria Silecchia

A personal campaign sponsored by Mary Silecchia Eppolito

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Maria (Gandolfo) Silecchia

August 9, 1937 - June 5, 2017

In memory of our mother who endured the challenges and obstacles of mental illness we ask if you can make a donation to help others who have faced or will be faced with mental illness in their lifetime.

With love and gratitude,

Salvatore & Mary Silecchia 

  • Since 1987, the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has awarded more than $365 million to fund more than 5,000 grants to more than 4,000 scientists around the world.

  • The mission of the Foundation is to alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.

  • 100% of donations for research are invested directly into research grants thanks to the generosity of two family foundations that underwrite operational expenses at the Foundation.

  • The funding model of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation encourages new and innovative research in that we are able to support new ideas from bottom up generated by scientists.

  • The Foundation only funds scientists whose research is reviewed and recommended by a world-renowned Scientific Council including Nobel Prize winners and chairs of psychiatric departments.

  • Learn more about the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.


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