VRF granted 501(c)3 non-profit status
We are thrilled to announce that the Vitiligo Research Foundation Foundation is now officially recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) charitable, not-for-profit organization. Accordingly, donations to the VR Foundation are tax deductible. This includes donations received since April 2012.
IRS determination letter (pdf file)
For more on why 501(c)(3) public charity status is important, please visit Tax Information Section of the IRS website » » »
There are many ways you can give tax-deductibly to the Vitiligo Research Foundation. We recommend that you consult your tax advisor about the deductibility of your donation.
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What is coming?
NY Vitiligo Community Meeting in September
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Vitiligo Advocacy Day at the US Capitol
Save-the-Date for the much anticipated Vitiligo Advocacy Day at the United States Capitol this fall. As many of you know, the Advocacy Committee of the Global Vitilig...04 October 2017 10:00, Washington, DC
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