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fundraise for epilepsy society

Support our cause in your own way and help us make a difference to the lives of almost half a million people living with epilepsy in the UK.

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National Epilepsy Week, 14-20 May

Be an epilepsy hero over National Epilepsy Week (14-20 May) by doing signing up to do something heroic for epilepsy.

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Purple Day

Purple Day is the international day for epilepsy and falls on 26 March each year. Purple Day was created in 2008 by Cassidy Megan, a young girl from Canada, who has epilepsy and wanted to get people talking about the condition. 

New year, new you. Take on a challenge in 2018. Running person against sunset

New year, new you

Take on a challenge for 2018! Together with your help we can press ahead with our groundbreaking medical research and ultimately find a cure for epilepsy. 

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Adopt Gus the Gnome

For just £5, you'll receive your very own Gus the Gnome toy, a certificate of adoption and we'll sign you up to our regular e-newsletter, so that you can hear the very latest news about epilepsy.

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Running events

Join our fantastic team of runners and help us make strides towards our goal of a full life for everyone affected by epilepsy.

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Join Team Purple and take on one of our fantastic cycling challenges this year.

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Treks and walks

Take on a challenge, trek through the beautiful countryside and raise money for Epilepsy Society.

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Take the plunge for Epilepsy Society. 

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Colleges, universities and RAG fundraising

There are loads of ways you can get involved at college or university by supporting our work and raising vital awareness of epilepsy.

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Calling all adrenaline junkies! Take to the skies for Epilepsy Society.

Christmas wishes Appeal 2017

Christmas wishes appeal 2017

When we received a heartbreaking letter from ten-year-old Ellie, detailing the death of her friend Patrick from an epileptic seizure, we knew we had to share it with you.

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All you need for fundraising

How to organise an event and raise money for Epilepsy Society.

Do your own thing

Our useful tips on fundraising for free and sponsored events will help get you started and keep you on track while our A-Z of ideas will help if you need some inspiration.

Fundraising Regulator