The Daisy Garland is a national charity working exclusively for children with drug-resistant epilepsy and their families.

What we do

The Daisy Garland offer positive, proactive support to families of children with drug resistant epilepsy. We fund specialist ketogenic dietitians giving children the chance to reach their full potential, and offer grants for life-saving monitors keeping children safe while they sleep. Our work saves and transforms lives.

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Author: Karen Wyett

Our charity film

A frank and moving interview with Sara Garland explaining why the charity was set up in her daughter Daisy's memory

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Author: Karen Wyett

What is the ketogenic diet?

The ketogenic diet is a medically supervised low-carb diet, high in fat with enough protein for growth. The diet produces ketones in the liver which help reduce seizure activity making it an extremely effective treatment in the management of drug-resistant epilepsy and GLUT1 deficiency syndrome.

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Author: Karen Wyett

Purple Day (worldwide epilepsy awareness day)

On March 26th, Purple Day, will be celebrated worldwide.  Join us and do something for a child with epilepsy.

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Author: Karen Wyett

Target amount: £10,000.00

Amount raised: £0.00

Fundraise

Our impact

Over £2M

Invested in ketogenic services and night-time breathing monitors

Over 700

Night-time monitor grants awarded 

Over 4,000

People helped in the last 12 months

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  • Charity Film Awards Shortlist!

    A big Daisy 'Thank You' to everyone who has supported our film 'The Daisy Garland - Capturing The Essence of our Work' in the Charity Film Awards! Read more

  • Meet our newest recruit!

    A big Daisy welcome to Hannah Queenan, our newest Daisy Garland Ketogenic Dietitian who joins the team at Sheffield Children's Hospital. If you are under the care of Sheffield, you will be meeting Hannah very soon! Read more

  • Charity Film Award

    We are delighted to announce that The Daisy Garland film has been nominated for a Charity Film Award! Read more