Happy Purple Day everyone ! For those of you who are wondering what purple day is, it’s a day on March 26th that is dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy WORLDWIDE.
Purple Day was created by a little girl by the name of Cassidy Megan in 2008. Cassidy lived with epilepsy and she wanted to increase epilepsy awareness and help others with epilepsy to not feel alone. The Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia help Cassidy develop her idea of Purple Day. Now today dozens of countries participate in Purple Day worldwide .
A few ways you can participate on Purple Day:
- Talk about epilepsy, share your story and facts
- Wear the color purple
- Bake sale
- Information booth
- Participate in a run/walk