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We are so excited to see what all our wonderful supporters, schools, groups and communities will be getting up to all throughout March! Thanks so everyone who was involved in 2018!

If you’ve done some fundraising, click here for how to send in your funds

Check out all the coverage and stories about epilepsy and Purple Day in the media.

You can still get involved supporting Purple Day and our cause in all these ways…

What is Purple Day?

Purple Day (26th March) is a global initiative dedicated to raising epilepsy awareness. Purple Day was founded in 2008, by nine-year-old Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia, Canada. Motivated by her own struggles with epilepsy, Cassidy started Purple Day in an effort to get people talking about the condition and to let those impacted by seizures know that they are not alone. She named the day Purple Day after the internationally recognised colour for epilepsy, lavender.

 

Thanks to the companies supporting Purple Day with product in 2018:

Brooks love running. We believe that a run can change a day, a life, the world! Which is why we are so focused on making the best running gear on the planet. To do this, we utilise combine leading edge biomechanics knowledge and science, combined with extensive insights from runners. See for yourself at www.brooksrunning.com.au

In some ways, you know us. Converse has been making Chuck Taylor All Star and One Star sneakers since we started over a century ago, and now we work to make new street style classics. What you wear defines sport, street, and creative culture, and we’ve been redefining it with you all along. When you wear Converse products, you create a culture of authentic street style simply by being yourself. Whether they’re on the feet of a ‘70’s basketball star in a history book or on the street with you today, Chucks have always signified cool…because you wear them. We don’t know where you’ll go, but we know you’ll take Converse to the future with you. www.converse.com.au

Whether it’s providing tools to put a purple octopus on the moon, or enabling teachers to bring arts-infused learning into the classroom, Crayola is passionate about helping parents and educators raise creatively alive children who we believe will grow to be inspired, original adults. www.crayola.com.au 

Looking to get involved at another time of the year? Check out the other ways you can support Epilepsy Action!

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