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?
United Nations ECOSOC session
The tenth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) will take place from Tuesday 13 to Thursday ...13 June 2017 10:00, UN Plaza, New York
World Vitiligo Day celebration conference in Detroit, USA
U.S. World Vitiligo Day 2017 Theme: "Step Up for Vitiligo: A Call for Truth, Hope and Change!" Reflecting the mission of the “Step Up for Vitiligo” campaign that came...23 June 2017 18:00, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Who is prone to vitiligo?
Vitiligo affects 0.5-2% of the population, and occurs in all races and all social levels. Vitiligo can affect people of all ages, but often starts between the ages of ...
Pyrostegia venusta as a folk medicine for vitiligo?
Pyrostegia venusta is a neotropical evergreen vine widely spread in Brazil throughout fields, at the coast, edge of the woods and along roadsides (see photo below). Po...
Is it possible to stop the progression of vitiligo?
It is true that vitiligo progression could be stopped in 4 out of 5 cases by the use of potent systemic corticosteroids. However, systemic corticosteroids might ha...
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...