News - 04 Jun `15JUNE declared as Vitiligo Awareness Month by the Governor of Massachusetts


VITFriends is proud to announce the receipt of a proclamation from Governor Charles D. Baker and Lt Govenor Karyn E. Polito proclaiming JUNE as Vitiligo Awareness Month. 

As a reminder, join VITFriends for a rally on the steps of the MA State Capitol on June 25th at 12:30pm. We are excited for the very first time to share our stories, journeys of struggle and triumph with the people and the leaders of this great state. Bring your lunch, bring your friends and family, bring you signs, saying VITILIGO, etc. and banners of support for this community of people, who for too long have gone unnoticed.

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