23 Mar
  • By Aly Clift
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Purple Day® is March 26th!!

Join EFGA in showing support for the 1 in 26 on Purple Day®, March 26th!!

Did you know that 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy in their lifetime? There are more than 150,000 Georgians living with epilepsy and more than 2 million people in the US who have epilepsy. Let’s start a movement and get people talking about epilepsy! Help us increase awareness on March 26th.

Do you have epilepsy or seizure disorder? Do you love someone who does? Do you want to show your support? Show us your #‎purplepride and download the support sign that is right for you and take a photo with your sign. There are several different signs, find the one that is best for you and share with us! Check out the signs below & join our Facebook event.

Download PDFs of signs here!

I Love Someone With Epilepsy

Support #1in26

Seizures Don’t Define Me, Epilepsy Won’t Defeat Me

Don’t forget to use #1in26 when posting to social media!


Change all your social media profile pictures to a solid purple “photo” and let’s Purple Out for Epilepsy! Encourage your social media friends & followers to do the same. Help support the #1in26 on the 26th!

Here is a PURPLE OUT photo to use for your social media profile pages, check out EFGA’s Facebook page to see how it looks!







Here is some sample content to help get you started!

Facebook & Instagram:
March 26th is PURPLE DAY® across the world!  “Purple Out” your profile pictures on social media & help the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia raise awareness for #‎epilepsy. Use a solid purple “photo” and show your support for epilepsy!! Let’s start a movement, get people talking and show your support for those living with epilepsy! #1in26

#PURPLEOUT for #epilepsy! March 26th is Purple Day®. Show your support, #PurpleOut your profile pic!! #1in26 http://ow.ly/KNBhp

Twitter: @EpilepsyGA
Instagram: @epilepsygeorgia
Facebook: /EpilepsyGA

What is a #hashtag anyways? #Hashtags organize comments online into the same conversation. Check out EFGA’s tagboard on the November page to see everyone who is using #1in26, you might even see your posts!


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