We are grateful to all those who support our efforts. It is through your financial support and your willingness to serve as ambassadors for the VR Foundation that our success to date has been possible.
The Board of Directors expresses gratitude to the following organizations and individuals for their support of the VRF mission.
- Lifetime Benefactor ($1,000,000 or more): Mr. Dmitry Aksenov (Russia)
- Distinguished Benefactor ($100,000 or more): Google Inc. (USA)
- Benefactor ($10,000 or more per year)
- Patron ($1,000 or more per year): Anonymous (USA-Brazil); Dutchphone Holdings Inc.; Shannon McIntush (USA)
- Donor (up to $100): see the full list of distinguished Donors » » »
Gifts In Kind
The VRF is thankful to these organizations for their most recent gifts in-kind:
See the full list of in-kind contributions » » »
Some of our donors give to more than one vitiligo support organization: to the VR Foundation for its highly focused and effective research program and to other vitiligo organizations for their advocacy and support services.
I support the petition to designate June 25 as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation and persecution.
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
Is there a special diet for vitiligo?
We have specifically looked into claims that some food supplements or special diet may ease symptoms of vitiligo, or completely reverse it, and found no firm scientifi...
Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
Yes, certain chemicals can, indeed, induce or worsen vitiligo. Most commonly they include phenols, such as 4-tertiary-butyl phenol (4-TBP, found in adhesives) or 4-ter...
What's better: laser or phototherapy?
In a recent controlled study researchers assessed effect and safety of different laser and phototherapy treatments, such as excimer laser/light, narrowband UVB, UVA an...
What is vitiligo?
Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is a relatively common skin disease characterized by smooth, white, painless spots or patches on various parts of the body. It doe...