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Purple day 2019

Purple day is the international day for epilepsy and falls on 26 March each year. This year we want you to be the conversation starter and help us to raise awareness of epilepsy.

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Be the conversation starter

This Purple Day is set to be the biggest, greatest and noisiest yet! Whether you bake it till you make it or wear purple with pride, we need you to help us get people talking about epilepsy and tackle the stigma and myths surrounding the condition. Our free fundraising pack is brimming with materials to help you raise valuable funds and start your conversation.

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Looking for ideas?

You could DJ a purple disco, raise pounds with face painting or get your grill on and host a bangin' BBQ! There are so many ways to start a conversation and so many ways to make a difference. If you're looking for some inspiration browse our top fundraising ideas.

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Downloadable materials

Check out our Purple day downloadables including epilepsy factsheets, posters, selfie props and a press template to help spread the word about your event! These extra materials will help to make your event the great success it deserves to be and get people talking about epilepsy.

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What is Purple day?

Purple day is the international day for epilepsy and falls on the 26 March each year. On this day, people across the globe come together to raise awareness of the condition and make a difference to the lives of people affected by epilepsy.

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Paying in your funds

Once you've collected up all the pennies and pounds raised at your Purple day event, the next step is to donate the money you have raised to us so that it can begin to change lives.