At just nine years old, Cassidy Megan planted the seed that would one day grow into an international phenomenon.
After being diagnosed with epilepsy when she was seven, Megan realized many of her classmates knew very little about seizure disorders. When she set out to change that realization, Purple Day was born, and on June 28, 2012, the Purple Day Act (Bill C-278) received Royal Assent.
Anybody interested in supporting Purple Day in Simcoe County can become a “Purple Ambassador” by wearing purple and spreading awareness of epilepsy in the area and to family and friends.
Proclamations and Flag Raisings Within Simcoe County in 2019
Thank you to the following regions within Simcoe for your support in proclaiming Purple Day around our area:
Get Involved: Become a “Purple Ambassador”
There are so many different ways that businesses, schools, and individuals can become involved at Purple Day; here are just a few:
Purchase some wear from our collection; 40% from all merchandise purchased will go to our Chapter to help support those living in Simcoe County who have epilepsy.
Our goal is to create understanding and acceptance of epilepsy. By making a donation of simply $20, you’ll become part of creating awareness within Simcoe County.
In your school or childcare center, have a purple bake sale and / or encourage families to donate $1 (which represents the 1 in 100 people who have epilepsy).
Click on the poster on the left to download; display in your office and around the community.
Send us an email and let us know you’ve taken the pledge at email@example.com