Come and help raise awareness with Young Epilepsy on Purple Day 2019

Published: 20 Mar 2019

PURPLE DAY 2019

On Tuesday 26th March, epilepsy charities across the globe will join forces to raise funds and awareness for those living with epilepsy.

Young Epilepsy is dedicated to creating better futures for the 112,000 children and young people in the UK with epilepsy.

We support young people and their families at their most vulnerable – whether they are struggling to come to terms with their diagnosis, dealing with mental health or wellbeing issues, or experiencing stigma and social exclusion. 

  • Every day 87 people are diagnosed with epilepsy
  • 40% of young people with epilepsy suffer from one or more mental health conditions
  • 95% of children with epilepsy struggle with one or more aspects of school life and learning
  • There are over 40 different types of epilepsy
  • 70% of the population could be seizure free with the right treatment

 

You can help us raise awareness for Young Epilepsy on the 26th March by taking the following actions:

  • Raise awareness on social media by sharing these statistics and tagging @YoungEpilepsy and #PurpleDay
  • Sign up for a sporting challenge like Ride London or the Woburn Abbey Triathlon for Young Epilepsy
  • Donate to Young Epilepsy here 
  • Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @YoungEpilepsy

 

There will also be Sports and Challenge events being held (Including Marathons and SkyDiving), see the list here: 

About us

Our mission is to help you grow & evolve as a business.
That also means supporting local business growth & providing a united voice in the Gatwick Diamond.
We're aiming for excellence.
Our method is proactive & determined.
Our approach? Personal & engaging.

Get in touch

Tel: 01293 440088

Membership enquiries, new and existing:
mandi@gatwickdiamondbusiness.com

Event information and booking:
events@gatwickdiamondbusiness.com

To ensure we give you the best experience on our website we use Cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. However, if you continue without changing your settings we will presume you are happy to receive all cookies on the gdb website. Continue