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Our Supporters

We are very proud of our distinguished supporters whose generosity proves their support of our programs, our organization, and our community. 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.

The Board of Directors expresses gratitude to the following individuals and organizations for their support of the VRF mission.

  • Lifetime Benefactors

    Organizations that donated over $1,000,000 each

    Aksenov Family Foundation
  • Distinguished Benefactors

    Organizations that donated up to $1,000,000 each


    Google Inc.
  • Distinguished
    Sponsors

    Individuals and organizations that donated
    from up to $100,000 each

    Incyte
  • Distinguished
    Patrons

    Individuals who donated
    from $1 000 to $10 000 each:

    1. <Anonymous>
    2. Anna Altukhova
    3. Audrey VanStockum
    4. Dutchphone Holdings Inc.
    5. Jose Luis Manzanares
    6. Rajanikanth Kanakameda
    7. Sean O'Donnel
    8. Shannon McIntush
    9. Steve Klein
    10. Teleup LLC.
    11. TVOE Inc.

Every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of our donor lists, but in spite of our best efforts, errors and omissions may occur. Please contact us to correct any inaccuracies. Last updated on May 11, 2018.

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