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WITH her daughter diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of eight, Kendal de Graaf knows first hand just how much a diagnosis can change a family.
She also knows that support from organisations and families can make a huge difference, which has prompted her to raise money and awareness for Epilepsy Action Australia.
“Sachi was diagnosed with epilepsy four years ago, and it was a huge change to our family life but fortunately Sachi has had the support and been able to be medicated and lives a good life,” she said.
Ms de Graaf said that Sachi’s experience motivated her to hold a go purple for epilepsy fundraiser at her Applecross salon on Saturday, March 23.
“Some people are still frightened by epilepsy and don’t know how to help people if they have a seizure, so I want to hold a fundraiser to help raise funds and awareness of Epilepsy Action Australia,” she said.
This Saturday the 23rd March is the Shendals Go Purple for Epilepsy dayCall 9316 3887 to Book or just come down to buy cupcakes & macrons Best Wishes Kendal de Graaf Shendals signature salonShop 6/3 Kearns cres Applecross
Many thanks to Kendal and the team at Shendals for raising awareness and funds for Epilepsy Action Australia. Tru Purple Day champions!Carol IrelandCEO, Epilepsy Action Australia
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