Don't be alarmed if you notice purple pumpkins popping up around town.

The Purple Pumpkin Project is a fundraiser to help raise awareness about the Epilepsy Support Centre.

The local volunteers have painted donated pumpkins and are distributing the gourds to different businesses which have donated to the centre.

Some of the businesses include Freeds, Diane Shoes and Storytellers Bookstore.

The group is still is looking for businesses which want to participate.