What is Make May Purple for stroke?

Make May Purple for stroke is our annual stroke awareness month, taking place every May. Friends, families and communities are invited to show their support for people who have been affected by stroke. This May, join thousands of people up and down the country and however you choose to celebrate Make May Purple, you’ll be helping us to conquer stroke.

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In 2016, people up and down the UK joined in the fun with purple-themed bake sales, cycle rides, parties, dress-up days and more. Take a look at what some of our supporters did in 2016 and read the latest purple news and stories:

You can also take our quiz to find your Make May Purple style:


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Check out the many generous celebrities who supported Make May Purple for stroke in 2016.