As school begins again for children, kids with epilepsy are worrying about more than just new teachers and classrooms. Many families are afraid of the unpredictability that seizures cause, and if it will keep other kids from being their friend or impact a successful school year. They fear teachers may not know what to do if they have a seizure, they hope there will be after school activities they can participate in, especially if their seizures can’t be controlled with medication. Simply put, having epilepsy makes being a kid complicated!
With your ongoing support, you can ensure that parents and children have the resources they need to overcome the fear they may feel at school, while facing the challenges of epilepsy. With this in mind we are launching our back to school campaign and hope you will help us to reach our goal of $500.00 the
Epilepsy Durham Region's Epic Golf Challenge is back for a forth year! On May 10th, 2018, nine teams of four(ish) will compete against one another in a battle of 27 holes, trying to not only end up with the best round of golf, but also to raise the largest amount of pledged money.
When our 36 golfers pledge to raise $1,500.00 each, our goal of $54,000.00 in support of our Pediatric Management Program will become a reality!
Epic Golf Challenge
Thursday, May 10th, 2018
Royal Ashburn Golf Club
Isolation and stigma can often prevent those struggling with Epilepsy from the help they need.
Starting today, and continuing until Tuesday, May 23rd, we launch a province wide Epilepsy campaign - text the word PURPLE to 45678 to donate $5.00to elevate awareness.This campaign is accessible to everyone in Ontario who has a phone with texting capabilities. By texting the word purple, an automatic charge of $5.00 will appear on your phone bill (regardless of your provider). 100% of your donation will support local epilepsy programs. Your impact is
To kick off Epilepsy Awareness Day, Epilepsy Durham Region, in partnership with the Bowmanville Older Adult Association and The Bowmanville Rotary Club, are happy to invite you to join us for our annual Pancake Day competition! Watch as students, politicians, first responders, and community leaders compete in an epic battle to eat 5 pancakes the fastest, all while raising awareness about Epilepsy.
Date: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
When: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Where: Bowmanville Older Adult Association | 26 Beech Avenue, Bowmanville
What to bring: Empty Tummies!