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Purple Day

 Turn your world purple!

There isn’t just one reason to hold an event for Purple Day, there are 600,000! That’s the number of people living with epilepsy in the UK right now.

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Event details

When: Wednesday 26 March 2014
Where: Nationwide

About Purple Day

Purple Day is the international day for epilepsy awareness. To celebrate this year, Epilepsy Action will quite literally be turning purple – and we want you to join us by turning your world purple! You can do anything – just make sure its PURPLE!

Holding a Purple Day fundraising event really is simple! Whether you paint yourself purple, organise a purple bake off or host a purple tea party you can hold your Purple Day event anywhere and invite anybody along to share in the fun. 

We have had Purple Day events all over the UK and further a field, in schools, homes and workplaces.

What’s involved?

It really is simple, register now for your free Purple-licious Fundraising Toolkit and we will send you everything you need to make your purple day event a huge success.

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How we will support you

We will support you every step of the way, all our Purple Day event organisers will receive:

  • A purple-licious guide full of useful tips to help get you started
  • Balloons
  • Stickers
  • Poster
  • An official Epilepsy Action ‘Purple collection box’
  • Constant fundraising support and encouragement from our dedicated team
  • And lots lots more

Download additional materials

If you require additional materials for your Purple Day, you can download the following materials below:  

Shop purple

If you cannot hold a purple fundraising event on Purple Day, celebrate the international day of epilepsy awareness with our exclusive Purple Day wristbands and cotton shopper bags. Available to purchase in our online shop today!

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Set up a sweepstake with Guess 2 GiveSet up a fundraising page with Justgiving

Fundraise for us with Virgin Money Giving

For further information

For further information on Purple Day, please contact the events team on 0113 210 8800 or email events@epilepsy.org.uk

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