• What is vitiligo?

    Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is an unpredictable, generally progressive skin disease, which results in a loss of inherited skin color over the lifetime of the person. Vitiligo is a non-lethal, non-contagious disease and it does not cause any organic harm, but it has a devastating effec...

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  • Famous Vitiligans

    Many celebrities have dealt with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career. Lee Thomas, 4x Emmy Award Nominee. He is currently a weekday morning show anchor and entertainment "guru" at WJBK Fox 2 Detroit. He is ...

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  • About

    World Vitiligo Day is an annual day specially dedicated to people with vitiligo. Conceived by patients for patients, World Vitiligo Day is a truly global event that aims to increase awareness of vitiligo and raise funds needed for research and education. The idea of a World Vitiligo Day wa...

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  • Stories

    Personal stories from people with vitiligo, and their family members. Please feel free to share your stories and your support. We are all here to helpone another.

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  • Gallery

    Beautiful Vitiligo Faces

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  • World map

    Vitiligo affects close to 100 million people worldwide, yet there is no cure in sight.  

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  • How To Help

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Petition Letter

I support the petition to designate

June 25

as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation and persecution.

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We have collected 482086 signatures of the target 500000

News and Updates
17.04.2014 | New Support groups
It's always awesome to see new support groups forming. Support is the most important tool in dealing with vitiligo, so a huge congratulatio... Read more
10.04.2014 |
More news about as she continues to inspire us and spread awareness about vitiligo. Meet Chantelle Young: The Beautiful ‘Top Model&rs... Read more
Famous personalities, who suffer from vitiligo
Big Krizz Kaliko (Samuel W.C. Watson), An American rapper and singer. His album Vitiligo found its way onto several Billboard charts in 2008.
And many others

June 25th is a significant date in the vitiligo calendar because it marks the passing date of Michael Jackson, the King Of Pop and a long-time vitiligo sufferer.

VR FOUNDATION: SPONSOR OF THE DAY

Firmly committed to curing Vitiligo, the VR Foundation is a non-profit organization funding and fast-tracking medical research globally. We challenge the disease of vitiligo with educational and medicinal enlightenment. We care; we educate; we advance knowledge. We are the VR Foundation.