get involved

get involved

There are lots of fun and exciting ways to get involved on National Doodle Day – just pick the one that suits you most! Your support will ensure that people living with epilepsy have access to specialist advice and can live free of stigma, prejudice and discrimination. People like Megan:

“the support from epilepsy action really helped me to be more confident telling other people about epilepsy. that’s helped me to be more independent and show that people with epilepsy are just as capable as everyone else.”



do a doodle and take a doodle selfie

Whether you use pens, pencils or paints to create your doodle, let your imagination run wild! Doodle on your own, with friends, family, your school, workplace or community group.

Once you’ve finished your squiggle, take a selfie with your doodle and text DOODLE to 70300 to donate £3 to Epilepsy Action.*

Don’t forget to share your creations with us. You can tweet @doodleday, tag on Instagram and post to Facebook.

plan a national doodle day event

Whether you are hoping to plan an event at your school, workplace or local community group, we have everything you will need to help you plan your day.

Organising a National Doodle Day event is simple and a great way to get together and raise money for Epilepsy Action. By doodling and donating, you will be raising money to improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy. 

Whether you chose to create one big doodle, a doodle gallery or host a doodle competition, we have a range of downloads and resources available to help you plan a fantastic National Doodle Day event!

bid for a celebrity doodle

A host of famous faces have picked up pens, pencils and paints and helped draw a line through epilepsy. The online auction ended on Sunday 7 February, thank you to everyone who took part.

dodo pad doodle competition 

Lord Dodo cordially invites you to put pen to paper in your Dodo Pad diary and do a doodle. Entry forms and competition details are printed inside 2015/16 Acad-Pads and 2016 Dodo Pads. You’ll need to send your entry by 25 March.

The doodle judged most popular by Epilepsy Action staff will receive first prize and a £100 stationery gift voucher. The doodler in second place will receive The Magical City, a colouring book by Lizzie Mary Gullen.  The two doodles Lord Dodo deems the best (16 and under and over 17’s) will feature in a future edition of the Dodo Pad and/or the Acad-Pad.

*Texts cost £3 plus your standard network rate and Epilepsy Action will receive 100 per cent of the donation (UK only, terms and conditions apply).