The Purple Door Workplace Campaign

2020 Purple Door - Workplace Winner is...

Epilepsy Research, London Health Sciences Centre

March is Epilepsy Awareness Month! For the second year, we're excited to launch #THEPURPLEDOOR2020 campaign! We invite employers, employees and teams to be epilepsy champions this March.

Submit a photo of your decorated office door between March 1st 2020 and March 31st 2020 and be entered in to win a PURPLE DOOR GIFT BASKET for your workplace. With your submission, your office will be entered into a draw. Be sure to share your photo using the hashtag #THEPURPLEDOOR2020 on social media.

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario will announce which workplace has been randomly selected for their purple gift basket. 

Note: If you are unable to decorate a door in your office, consider using a bulletin board.

For more information, please contact education@epilepsyswo.ca.

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 education@epilepsyswo.ca.

Presentations offered in Thames Valley and Erie-St. Clair region.

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

Workplace Submissions

Submissions made by:

Leamington Probation and Parole

Chris Bradley Construction

St Vincent De Paul YMCA Child Care Centre

Epilepsy Research, London Health Sciences Centre

Child Life & Paediatric Epilepsy Program, LHSC

YMCA St. Vincent DePaul in Strathroy

Western-Fanshawe Nursing Students’ Association

Elgin Abbey Long Term Care & Retirement Home

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