As we started preparations for it's seventh year activities, Natasha Pierre shared with us proclamations that Vitiligo Bond has received in support of the World Vitiligo Day in 2016. Signed by 18 US Governors from: Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia.
Theme this year is: Step Up for Vitiligo: A Call for Truth, Hope & Change! V-Strong and VITFriends support groups will host the main U.S. event in Detroit on June 23-25, check www.wvddetroit2017.com for details.
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