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The Meath on KaneFM for #InternationalAwarenessDay

18 March 2019

Thanks @KaneFM for inviting Helen to talk to Jenniann and listeners about epilepsy, the Meath and our plans for #PurpleDay. Always great to reach out to a new audience and encourage listeners to #SupportMeath. Listen to the recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ju-6jOM2bkE&feature=youtu.be

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Purple Day (Why the Purple)

16 March 2019

The colour chosen to represent epilepsy is Purple. It is widely thought that the reason behind the choice of colour comes from the historic use of lavender to treat people who lived with epilepsy. The soothing effects of lavender were thought to relax the person experiencing a seizure. In the modern day medication and other treatment enables 85% of people who live with epilepsy to manage their...

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The Meath Choir Rehearse Purple Rain

14 March 2019

The Meath choir are busy rehearsing their new ‘Purple Day’ song set which features their rendition of ‘Purple Rain’. Our friends at Waitrose Godalming are kindly allowing the Meath choir to perform the Purple Day set in store on Wednesday 27th March at 11am. We would love to see you there! #SupportMeath

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All Hands on Deck!

12 March 2019

It’s all hands on deck for Purple Day! We’re gearing up for our biggest ever Purple Day awareness and fundraising campaign! If you need any resources or promotional materials to support your Meath Purple Day fundraising event please get in touch with the Meath Fundraising & Marketing Department on 01483 411071.

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Surrey Advertiser Support the Meath

12 March 2019

Regan and John did a fantastic job of telling Ellie from the Surrey Advertiser all about living at the Meath and their experience of living with complex epilepsy. We are delighted to have the support of the Surrey Advertiser who are kindly publishing this ahead of our Purple Day Campaign news feature! Well done Regan and John!

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