What do you consider purple? Most individuals I do know adore it together with me. It would not matter what the event or the place I’m if I see one thing purple I gravitate in the direction of it.

One factor you won’t have seen, nevertheless, is a purple theatre. So at present I’ll put that proper and share this tremendous photograph with you despatched to me by Susan who lives in London. Susan took the {photograph} final Wednesday 26 March from throughout the river Thames wanting in the direction of the South Financial institution. The constructing lit up in lovely purple is the National Theatre in celebration of Purple Day.

Ever heard of Purple Day? If not, then I am positive it would be best to know extra. Purple Day is a worldwide occasion which takes place each March. Its intention is to lift consciousness about epilepsy. Individuals all around the world gown in purple and stage occasions in help of epilepsy consciousness. Apparently, final yr there have been even contributors in Antarctica.

I believe Purple Day is an excellent concept for 3 causes:

1. Epilepsy is presently one of many least understood diseases on the earth. As far most people is worried, most individuals don’t have any or little concept of what it’s and the way it impacts those that endure from it. With a higher openness and consciousness hopefully there shall be a greater understanding, much less stigma and higher compassion and help.

2. Fundraising is far wanted to help the assistance and recommendation which the assorted epilepsy charities all over the world so readily give to folks. Listed below are a number of the charities’ web sites: 

Epilepsy Action ~ American Epilepsy Society ~ Epilepsy Foundation

3. I like purple!
This scrumptious violet ice cream cone I ate in France is one thing I will not overlook 🙂

So when you love purple and want to assist increase consciousness for epilepsy, make an observation of Purple Day for subsequent yr. Just like the Nationwide Theatre in London, you may simply entice some consideration, flip a couple of heads and assist make a distinction 🙂

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