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Epilepsy South Central Ontario News

Join Us For Pizza, Pool, Ping Pong!

January 28, 2022

March is designated as Epilepsy Awareness Month. Each year, we hold an event to create awareness about epilepsy and to briefly educate the public about epilepsy. In June 2012, the Canadian Government passed the Purple Day Act declaring March 26th “Purple Day”, the official day for Epilepsy Awareness across Canada. This day is to recognize…

Purple Gala – Save The Date

January 25, 2022

The Purple Gala will be held on Saturday, March 26th which is Purple Day! The Purple Gala has been Epilepsy South Central Ontario’s signature fundraising event for the past 9 years. A combination of Live and Silent Auctions, Themed event nights, the purple décor and some outstanding celebrity MC’s, all makes for an amazing night!…

Epilepsy Shop has launched Youth Collection

January 25, 2022

Epilepsy Shop has now launched a Youth Collection. 00% of sales from #EPILEPSYSHOP will help maintain education, advocacy, information and support services to the 95,000 people living with epilepsy and their families in Ontario. Use discount code 007 at checkout to save 15% off www.epilepsyshop.org

Sign the letter calling for Ministry of Health funding for community epilepsy education and support programs

January 25, 2022

Even though people with epilepsy are more likely to face mental health issues like depression and anxiety, the mental health programs provided by Ontario’s Community Epilepsy Agencies aren’t funded by the Ministry of Health. You can help change that. Sign the letter calling for Ministry of Health funding for community epilepsy education and support programs:…

$1,500 scholarships to be awarded in July

January 25, 2022

If you have Epilepsy and you are pursuing a post-secondary education anywhere in Ontario, you are eligible for one of four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded in July at a special ceremony in Toronto. 2022 Application process will launch in Spring. Eligibility Students who have successfully completed high school and entering their first year of…