World Vitiligo Day in Detroit 2013
Today is World Vitiligo Day—for Vitiligo Research Foundation and the global vitiligo community, one of the most important days of the year, the day we all come together to raise awareness for vitiligo.
This year, the principal event in Detroit is sponsored by the Henry Ford Hospital Foundation, co-sponsored by Vitiligo Research Foundation (VRF), supported by American Vitiligo Research Foundation (AVRF), National Vitiligo Foundation (NVFI), Vitiligo Support International (VSI), Vitiligo Support and Awareness Foundation (VITSAF) and Southeast Michigan Vitiligo Support Group.
We apologize for the delay with campaign report and updates due to unforeseen circumstances.
Many thanks to all community members who have worked diligently to get official proclamations in support of the World Vitiligo Day with their officials, including Mayor of Detroit, Governors of Michigan and Georgia.
Here are some random photos from the event:
World Vitiligo Day 2013 focuses on Detroit
Fox 2 News Morning anchor Lee Thomas, Dr. Marhsa Henderson from HFHS and CEO VRF Yan Valle talk live on WJBK Fox 2 Detroit; June 25, 2013
Watch the special presentation on Fox 2
Navigating the maze of Henry Ford Hospital to the Dermatology Department
Over 50 members of Southeast Michigan Vitiligo Support Group attended the roundtable
From lef to right: Lee Thomas (Fox2), Jackie Gardner (VSI), Ogo Maduewesi (VITSAF), Yan Valle (VRF), Dr. Henry Lim (HFHS), Mary Cleveland (NVFI), Dr. Richard Huggins (HFHS)
NY based artist Stephanie Corne has come to Detroit for a special art project in vitiligo
Rock with us! World Vitiligo Day memorabilia
Watching newscast on Fox 2 Detroit
Miriam Hamad describes her Back To Black journey
I support the petition to designate June 25 as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation and persecution.
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