Our work is entirely funded by private donations – we receive no money from government. Your money will help us continue funding research into vitiligo and supporting people affected by the condition.
4350 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest Westmount, QC H3Z 1R1 Canada
We invite you to a night filled with inspirational stories and entertainment. Aiesha Robinson, founder of the non-profit organization Born To Rise, hopes to spread her message of her personal struggles and acceptance of vitiligo, and also to promote an important dialogue about empowerment of youth that seems to be lacking within society today. Come find out what Born To Rise represents, all while meeting some interesting individuals. 'Being the guiding light for individuals isolated in the darkness of life's obstacles and issues.'
Doors open at 6.00 PM where you can purchase food, while checking out informative booths. Show will commence at 7.00 PM.
When: Saturday, 25 April 2015 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
Where: Westmount High School
4350 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
Westmount, QC H3Z 1R1
- Who is prone to vitiligo?
Scientists know that some people are genetically predisposed to a specific group of autoimmune diseases – including generalized vitiligo – but do not know who and why.It doesn’t...
- Which diseases most commonly accompany vitiligo?
According to a 10-year study, vitiligo patients have a statistically significant higher prevalence of other autoimmune conditions and dermatological disorders: hypothyroidism...
- I have a new job - should I tell colleagues about my vitiligo?
If you are starting a new job and you are concerned about stares and questions about your skin, try a proactive approach. When the time is right and you are feeling comfortable,...
Though it is not always easy to treat vitiligo, there is much to be gained by clearly understanding the diagnosis, the future implications, treatment options and their outcomes.
Many people deal with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.Copyright (C) Bodolóczki Júlia
By taking a little time to fill in the anonymous questionnaire, you can help researchers better understand and fight vitiligo.