Seven summit

Why I have signed up to the Seven Summits Challenge

  Our Seven Summits Challenge takes place on Saturday 17 July. We have a great team of walkers signed up! This is the perfect urban challenge. You will discover hidden routes through Scotland’s beautiful capital city, enjoy views from seven of it’s surrounding hills including an extinct volcano!


Clothing

Raising money through own clothing brand

  Charlotte launched her own clothing brand earlier this year and let us know she would like to donate 50% of her profits to Epilepsy Scotland each month. We are delighted to have her support and here you can read about the journey she has been on to get to this point in her career!


Purple Day

Fundraising focus: Raising awareness for Purple Day

  Our fantastic supporter, Ben, is helping raise awareness of epilepsy on Purple Day by getting 100 people to join him for two hours of body combat. Here he explains why he is raising awareness and raising money for Epilepsy Scotland.


Lifeworks21

Lifeworks21: Art for Epilepsy Scotland

  We are incredibly grateful to former trustee, acclaimed artist and sculptor, Lesley Carruthers who from 13 March 2021 is donating 100% sales income from artworks to Epilepsy Scotland.


Fundraising

Fundraising focus: Raising money via online raffles

  Fundraising has changed dramatically over the last year and we are forever thankful to each and every one of our supporters who are constantly thinking of new ways to raise funds and awareness. This week, we speak to Naomi who has been busy organising online raffles with a group of her friends.


Pregnancy

Fundraiser Focus: My walking challenge

  Lauren is currently walking 500,000 steps in 56 days whilst in her third trimester of pregnancy. Here she shares why she is taking on this challenge and raising money for Epilepsy Scotland.


Purple Day

My Purple Day Challenge

  We had a chat with our volunteer Dave to find out what his plans for Purple Day are and why he supports Epilepsy Scotland. If you would like to sponsor Dave in his challenge you can here. 


Pommel horse

Ryan’s Pommell Horse Challenge

  A big thank you to Ryan who has raised almost £2,000 for Epilepsy Scotland by attempting to complete 5,000 circles over his pommel horse in just one week! Here he shares why he is taking on this challenge.


100 mile challenge

Why I am doing the 100 Mile Challenge

  Our 100 Mile Challenge is off to a great start with lots of our supporters signing up. We had a chat with Rihannon who explained what this challenge means to her.


Ben Nevis

Fundraiser focus: My Ben Nevis challenge

  Murray is climbing Ben Nevis in March 2021 to help raise vital funds for Epilepsy Scotland. This extreme challenge is set over an entire weekend. Murray explains what this challenge means to him.


Fundraising

Returning to work as a Community and Events Fundraiser

  We are delighted to welcome back our Community and Events Fundraiser, Kerry Reich from maternity leave and furlough. Kerry shares her experiences of the last 19 months and the changing times in fundraising.