March is Epilepsy Awareness Month! For the fifth year, we're excited to launch #THEPURPLEDOOR2023 campaign! We invite employers, employees and teams to be epilepsy champions this March.
Submit a photo of your decorated office door between March 1st 2023 and March 31st 2023 and be entered in to win a PURPLE PRIZE for your workplace. With your submission, your office will be entered into a draw. Be sure to share your photo using the hashtag #THEPURPLEDOOR2023 on social media.
On Monday, April 3, 2023, Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario will announce which workplace has been randomly selected for their purple prize.
Note: If you are unable to decorate a door in your office, consider using a bulletin board.
For more information, please contact [email protected].
Example photos below:
Book an Epilepsy Awareness Month Workplace Support presentation!
Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario provides free epilepsy and seizure first aid presentations (commonly referred to as Seizures 101 presentations) to members of the community groups and workplaces. Presentations range from general knowledge to epilepsy care and management; all presentations include seizure identification, epilepsy information and seizure first aid.
Format: Educational videos and PowerPoint used with resource materials for each group.
Length: 45-60 minutes based on time allotted.
Required Tools: Presentations require access to a computer, speakers and a data projector.
Book with a local educator or by emailing [email protected].
Thinking of adding a fundraiser to your Epilepsy Awareness Campaign??
Consider one of the following ideas to raise money for Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario.
- A dress down day ($2 per person)
- Set up a bake sale
- Raise pledges to dye your hair purple
- Thumbs Up for Epilepsy – set up a booth to paint thumbnails purple while collecting donations from participants.
- Activity Marathon
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS:
We ask that you email your photo(s) to be entered into the draw for the purple prize to [email protected].
Note: Please include the following information for each door that is submitted in the email.
- Your Name
- Your Email
- Phone Number
- Workplace Name