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Purple Pumpkin Project

September 9, 2021

The Origin of The Purple Pumpkin Project While on a drive through Connecticut one Sunday morning with his family, founder Ron Lamontagne was brainstorming ideas on how to spread epilepsy awareness. The local pumpkin patch provided the solution. Since kids would soon be carving and decorating pumpkins, he thought why not make one purple and…

Dan’s Story

August 16, 2021

I had my first seizure just before my 13th birthday at a friend’s birthday party while jumping on a trampoline. Even though this was my first seizure I grew up around epilepsy as my dad also had epilepsy. I was referred to a child neurologist and was diagnosed with epilepsy. I was given medication but…

Madison and Gray

July 28, 2021

Meet Madison and Gray, the faces behind Gray’s Epilepsy Journey team. This amazing team is part of The Walk for Epilepsy! Gray was born at 31 weeks gestation. She spent a month and half in the NICU at KGH, followed by 1 week on the pediatric unit. While in the NICU, Gray developed a condition…

Monthly 50/50 Raffle

June 23, 2021

Proceeds from this on-line 50/50 raffle will help provide education, advocacy, information and support services to the almost 95,000 people living with epilepsy and their families in Ontario. Tickets are  3 for $5.00 10 for $10.00 60 for $20.00