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?
Master Class On Vitiligo In Pediatric Age
will be held alongside “International Forum on Paediatric Dermatology”, which will take place in Rome (Italy), on October 5-7, 2017. This is an exciting opportunity t...06 October 2017 09:00, P.zza Giovanni Randaccio, 1 - Rome...
Master Class On Vitiligo alongside the World Congress Of Dermatology
The Italian Society of Dermatology will host the 24th World Congress of Dermatology in Milan, Italy, under the auspices of the International League of Dermatological ...10 June 2019 09:00, Milan, Italy
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