There have been some great stories written and filmed about Danny, his family, and his foundation. Links to articles and video clips are below, in addition to press releases that have been put out by Danny Did Foundation. If you are a media member who is interested in talking about Danny’s life and the Danny Did Foundation, please contact

Danny Did Foundation – April 9, 2014
Parents Stefanie and Marc Mingle Join Danny Did as South Florida Ambassadors

San Gabriel Valley Tribune (CA) – March 29, 2014
West Covina Man, Mother Raising Money for Epilepsy Awareness Through 8K Walk

The New York Times – March 24, 2014
Easing Epilepsy With Battery Power

Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland Resort – March 18, 2014
Epilepsy Awareness Day Set for November 6th at Disneyland Resort; Danny Did to Co-Host

LY Media (video) – February 26, 2014
INSPIRINGLY: Northwestern University Dance Marathon Documentary Featuring Danny Did

Comcast SportsNet Chicago (video) – February 17, 2014
Danny Did Spreads Epilepsy Awareness Through Local Teams & Basketball

Boston Globe – February 10, 2014
Epilepsy and the Risk of Death From Seizures

CN100 Sports Weekly (Video) – February 1, 2014
Area High School Basketball Programs Join Fight Against Epilepsy & SUDEP

Chicago Sun Times/High School Cube News – January 30, 2014
Loyola Basketball Team, Danny Did Foundation Have Deep-Rooted Partnership

Winnetka Talk – January 29, 2014
New Trier High School Students Use Dance Recital to Support Epilepsy Cause

Danny Did Foundation – January 17, 2014
Bank of America Chicago Marathon Announces Charity Runners Will Receive Guaranteed Race Entry in 2014 Event 

Fulton County (Ohio) Expositor – January 13, 2014
Device Funded by Danny Did Keeps Watch on Girl with Epilepsy

Fox News – December 18, 2013
RNS Device from NeuroPace Now FDA-Approved to Treat Refractory Epilepsy

New York Times – December 5, 2013
Epilepsy Families See Colorado as New Frontier On Medical Marijuana

CVS Caremark – December 3, 2013
Danny Did Foundation Awarded #GivingTuesday Grant by CVS Charitable Trust

Epilepsy Foundation – November 14, 2013
SUDEP Institute, Epilepsy Foundation & Lundbeck Team to Offer Educational Resource

Neurology Today Magazine – November 1, 2013
Danny Did Encourages Neurologists to Discuss SUDEP Among Epilepsy Risks

ESPN Chicago (audio) – November 1, 2013
Join Danny Did and Danny Stanton to Support National Epilepsy Awareness Month

Danny Did Foundation – October 13, 2013
Team Danny Did to Run Big for Epilepsy in Chicago Marathon

The Lemont Reporter – September 13, 2013
Lemont Woman Fights Tragedy to Honor Daughter, Husband, Father

Epilepsy Foundation/Epilepsy Community – August 20, 2013
DEA Delays Threaten to Hurt People Living with Seizures

Danny Did Foundation – August 13, 2013
Illinois Governor Quinn Signs Danny Stanton SUDEP Act Into Law

San Francisco Chronicle – August 11, 2013
New Ground Broken in Epilepsy Research: Huge Study Focused on Genetics

Fox News Chicago (video) – July 31, 2013
Kohl’s Department Stores Selects Nick Curley for Scholarship Award for Outstanding Community Service

Comcast SportsNet Chicago (video) – July 19, 2013
Danny Did Foundation Brings Community Together 

NBC Charlotte (video) – July 17, 2013
Basketball player works to ‘Bounce Out the Stigma’ 

Comcast SportsNet Chicago (video) – July 14, 2013
Danny Stanton Kickball Tournament Advances Epilepsy Awareness on Danny’s Home Field

BlogTalk Radio (Audio) – July 11, 2013
Tonya Heathco presents a focus on SUDEP with the Danny Did Foundation

NPR: Morning Edition (Audio) – June 10, 2013
With Epilepsy Treatment, the Goal is to Keep Kids Seizure Free

The Journal (West Virginia) – May 30, 2013
West Virginia 5K to generate SUDEP awareness

Chicago Tribune (Opinion Column) – May 15, 2013
Medical marijuana shouldn’t be for ‘adults only’

Danny Did Foundation – May 15, 2013
Illinois House passes the Danny Stanton SUDEP Act 115-0, Bill Moves to Governor’s Desk

Danny Did Foundation – April 24, 2013
Carrie McAteer Joins DDF Board of Directors

Chicago Tribune – April 23, 2013
Kotowski’s proposal creates national model to prevent SUDEP

Daily Herald – April 23, 2013
Kotowski’s epilepsy bill passes the Senate

Illinois State Senate – April 23, 2013
Senator Dan Kotowski & Danny Did Team to Advance National Model for SUDEP Legislation

North By Northwestern – April 7, 2013
A family’s resilience: How the Stantons honored Danny’s death and inspired NUDM 2013

USA Today – April 2, 2013
Obama calls for brain mapping project to address epilepsy and more

Danny Did Foundation – March 27, 2013
National Team of DDF Ambassadors Grows with Addition of Allison Austin in Northern Virginia

Northwestern University – March 19, 2013
Dancing to a New Record: Video Recap

New York Daily News – March 15, 2013
Our shameful lag on Epilepsy: Plenty of Stereotypes, not enough funding

Huffington Post – March 13, 2013
Northwestern University Dance Marathon Raises Over $1.2 Million for Charity

The Daily Northwestern – March 10, 2013
Tears, memories as Dance Marathon tops $1.2 million on fight against epilepsy

Fox News Chicago (Video) – March 6, 2013
Northwestern’s 30-Hour Dance Marathon Benefits Local Charities

WGN News (Video) – March 6, 2013
Northwestern Brings Dance Marathon Preview to WGN Studios

North By Northwestern – March 6, 2013
Q&A Interview With Danny’s Uncle & DDF Executive Director 

Northwestern Dance Marathon – March 1, 2013
Northwestern University Dance Marathon Set for March 8-10 to Benefit Danny Did

The Epilepsy Foundation – February 27, 2013
SUDEP Institute Kickoff Meeting Unites Leading Organizations with Clinical Thought Leaders

Danny Did Foundation – February 17, 2013
8 Year-old Nick Curley Skates Before 50,000 Fans at Soldier Field for Epilepsy Awareness

The Emcee (Northwestern Dance Marathon) – January 25, 2013
Meet the Danny Did Heroes

USA Hockey Magazine – January 2013
Chicago Mighty Mite Skates For a Cure

Yahoo! Sports – December 28, 2012

Top 10 Hockey Stories of 2012: The 100 Mile Skate For Danny Did 

(Video) CBS 2 Chicago – December 21, 2012
Your Chicago: Young Charity Fundraiser

Chicago Tribune – December 20, 2012
John Kass Column: Dibs Chicago benefits Chicago Charity

Chicago Parent – December 10, 2012
Four Chicagoans Who Inspire Us This Holiday Season

The Emcee (Northwestern Dance Marathon) – November 16, 2012
Get to Know the 2013 NUDM Beneficiary: Danny Did

Huffington Post – November 5, 2012
Danny Did High School Ambassador Olivia Ottenfeld Lauded For Girl Scout Sales

(Video) ABC 7 Chicago – November 4, 2012
7 on Your Sideline: Chicago Wolves Host Finish to Boy’s 100 Mile Journey Chicago – November 2, 2012
100-Mile Ice Skate Raises Money, Awareness About Epilepsy

Danny Did Foundation – November 1, 2012
SUDEP, Social Media, #GivingTuesday at Center of DDF
November Awareness Campaigns

NBC 5 Chicago – October 28, 2012
8-Year-Old Skates 100 Miles For Charity

Chicago Tribune – October 28, 2012
8-Year-old’s 100-Mile Journey on Skates Ends Sunday at Wolves Game

Chicago Sun Times – October 28, 2012
Michael Sneed: Goodness is Ageless

Video: WGN – October 26, 2012
100 Miles For Danny Nears Grand Finale

The Daily Northwestern – October 21, 2012
Dance Marathon Adds More Committee Positions After Applications Spike

Glenview Journal – October 18, 2012
Fundraiser in Honor of 4-Year-Old Nears Finish

Glenview Announcements – October 11, 2012
Glenview Skater Hits the Ice For Charity

Video: 23WIFR (CBS) Rockford – October 4, 2012
Young Skater Visits IceHogs to Raise Money For Epilepsy

Video: 13WREX (NBC) Rockford – October 4, 2012
Chicago 7 Year Old Skates 100 Miles For Epilepsy

Rockford Register Star – October 2, 2012
IceHogs Will Skate With 7 Year-old Chicago Boy in Honor of Danny Stanton

PolitickerNJ – October 1, 2012
New Jersey Senator Introduces Legislation Calling For Further Study into SUDEP

Danny Did Foundation – October 1, 2012
Rockford IceHogs To Promote “Dollar For Danny” at October 4th Game

Rockford IceHogs Hockey – September 28, 2012
“100 Miles For Danny” Travels to Rockford For IceHogs Season Opener

Danny Did Foundation – September 24, 2012
Congressman Mike Quigley takes to the ice for “100 Miles For Danny”

Danny Did Foundation – September 20, 2012
Danny Did Takes Part in Largest Ever “Text To Donate” Day For Epilepsy Research

Danny Did Foundation – September 6, 2012
Danny Did Among Charity Nominees For Chase Community Giving Vote, Sept 6-19th

Video: 1World Sports – September 6, 2012
Danny’s 7 Year Old Peer Carries On Torch To Help Others

Video: Comcast SportsNet Chicago – August 23, 2012
Denis Savard joins 7 year-old player in making a difference

Video: Blackhawks TV – August 21, 2012
Denis Savard Joins “100 Miles For Danny” Journey

Video: NBC 5 – August 19, 2012
7 Year-Old Skating 100 Miles For a Cause – August 15, 2012
Denis Savard to Participate in “100 Miles For Danny”

Epilepsy Advocate Magazine – August 7, 2012
Keeping Watch: New Technology May Help Detect Seizures That Occur At Night

Yahoo! Sports – July 31, 2012
Seven-year old skates ’100 Miles For Danny’, raising money for epilepsy research

Danny Did Foundation – July 30, 2012
Washington, D.C. Parents Join Danny Did Foundation as Ambassador Advocates

Feinberg School of Medicine – July 20, 2012
Investigator Pioneers to Overcome Research Barriers

Chicago Athlete Magazine – July 2012
Everyday Athlete: Fiona Eichten of Team Danny Did

CNN Health – June 18, 2012
Seizures: When ‘electrical brainstorm’ hits

Bank of America Chicago Marathon – June 12, 2012
Featured Charity Spotlight: Danny Did Foundation

New York Times – June 4, 2012
New Epilepsy Tactic: Fight Inflammation

Northwestern Magazine – June 1, 2012
Alumni Close-Up: Michael Stanton

Video: Voices of Epilepsy Documentary Film – June 1, 2012
Official Preview Trailer

North by Northwestern – May 22, 2012
Chicago-based Danny Did Named New DM Beneficiary

The Daily Northwestern – May 22, 2012
Beneficiary Announced for Northwestern University Dance Marathon 2013

Danny Did Foundation – May 22, 2012
Danny Did Foundation Selected as 2013 Beneficiary of Northwestern University Dance Marathon

Danny Did Foundation – May 17, 2012
Hearts & Hugs Event to Honor Mayo Clinic Doctor & National Epilepsy Advocate

Chicago Sun Times – May 15, 2012
Two Vernon Hills Sisters With Epilepsy Work to Help Foundation

Daily Corinthian (Corinth, MS) – May 8, 2012
10K Runners Raise Funds, Awareness For Danny Did

Oxford Eagle (Oxford, MS) – April 26, 2012
Family Honors Son With Run

The Telegraph (Macon, GA) – April 22, 2012
Jon Duresky, On the Trail of a Cure

Audio Podcast: – April 12, 2012
Preview of Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy (PAME) Conference – April 4, 2012
DDF Contributions in Action: SmartWatch Device Now Available to Public

Danny Did Foundation – April 4, 2012
Georgia Couple Named Danny Did Ambassadors in Greater Atlanta

Audio: CBS Radio – March 18, 2012
Danny Stanton’s Legacy Drives Epilepsy Awareness, Spring Gala Fundraiser Upcoming

Video: Medill News Service – March 13, 2012
Foundation Carries On A Boy’s Legacy By Helping Others

Evanston Patch – March 9, 2012
Local Authors Seek to Inspire, Fight Epilepsy with Children’s Book

Danny Did Foundation – March 6, 2012
Bake For Danny Program Mobilizes Supporters Nationwide, Engages Kids in Charity

Medill News Service – February 28, 2012
Epilepsy Prevention: Symptoms vs. disease

Video: Medill News Service – February 8, 2012
Danny Did Foundation and Loyola Academy Team Up For War On the Shore

Wilmette Beacon – February 6, 2012
High School Basketball Jamboree at Loyola Academy Supports Danny Did

Video: Comcast SportsNet Chicago – January 20, 2012
Chicago Foundation Raises Epilepsy Awareness Through Sports

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