A Bit of Background

Our Mission

To raise awareness and education in our community and beyond about epilepsy and seizures, and provide support to those living with epilepsy.


Purple Peace Foundation was started in 2012 in memory of Amanda Brady, who died in 2011 from a seizure. Amanda's parents, Mark and Holly, wanted to do something a few weeks after her death for Epilepsy Awareness Month and in honor of what would have been Amanda's 14th birthday.  This was the first Bowl for Purple Peace. The response to this event by those living with epilepsy and others just wanting to know more about this neurological disorder, prompted Mark and Holly to want to do more. They wanted to have a direct impact on families living with epilepsy, as well as create a greater awareness of epilepsy to reduce the stigma associated with seizures. The result was Purple Peace Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization.