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Purple Day

March 1, 2022

Purple Day for Epilepsy was founded in 2008 by nine year-old Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia. Motivated by her own struggles with epilepsy, Cassidy started Purple Day for Epilepsy in an effort to educate others about the disorder, and remind those living with seizures that they are not alone. She named the day after the…

Project UPLIFT

November 3, 2021

Empowering People with Epilepsy to Improve their Mental Health What is Project UPLIFT? Project UPLIFT is a program that teaches the skills for managing and improving stress, mental health, and quality of life. The goal of Project UPLIFT is to empower people with epilepsy to improve their own mental health through mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral skills.…

We’re Building Our Board

November 1, 2021

Epilepsy South Eastern Ontario (ESEO) is currently seeking new Board members in South Eastern Ontario, including Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, and Leeds and Grenville. We welcome inquiries from interested community members.  About Us: Epilepsy South Eastern Ontario is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those living with epilepsy or…

Bingo Volunteers Needed!

July 27, 2021

Through a partnership with OLG Today and Community Spirit Gaming Centre we are able to promote epilepsy awareness in our community, as well as receive a portion of the monthly bingo proceeds. To receive this portion, Epilepsy South Eastern Ontario must have two trained volunteers attend each scheduled 2-hour session. We are looking for dedicated volunteers to attend these sessions and…