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Your donation enables us to support vitiligo research and community projects across the world. This money has enabled us to do some amazing things, such as:

  1. Fund and help numerous vitiligo support groups and clinics in the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe. These groups play a vital role in empowering and caring for people affected by the condition.
  2. Launch and fund the World Vitiligo Day, a global happening on June 25 each year that raises international awareness of vitiligo and fights prejudice and ignorance.
  3. Fund research that is striving to find a cure for vitiligo. We have provided numerous grants of up to $50,000 each to fund research projects in labs across the world.
  4. Create the Vitiligo CloudBank, the first electronic health record system for research into vitiligo.
  5. Create the first Vitiligo BioBank network in nine countries and collect much-needed biosamples for research.
  6. Write over 50 articles, ebook, reviews and other papers on vitiligo for many scientific journals.
  7. Publish a comprehensive Vitiligo Q&A in seven languages.
  8. Host Master-Classes in eleven countries that brought together well over three thousand participants, including two Nobel Laureates.
  9. Create an open World Vitiligo Directory and Map to connect the global community of vitiligo researchers and patient support groups.
  10. Boost the quest for a cure by identifying potential biomarkers and druggable targets.

We are 100% funded by donations, so without your support we would simply cease to exist. To ensure we continue the fight against vitiligo, please donate today.

FAQOther Questions

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