20.07.2015 | World Vitiligo Day 2015: over 500,000 petitions!

A heavy box with more than 10,000 signed leaflets is on it's way from campaign headquarters in Shenyang (China) to our office. We will count the leaflets upon arrival and adjust 25June.org counter accordingly.  Huge thanks to Prof. Xing-Hua Gao and Prof. Yan Wu and their amazing team of doctors and volunteers for helping us to accomplish this ambitious task. 

Read report and see photos from celebrations in China here

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Why Is It Important

There are a lot of people who don't want you to stand up for your rights and demand a cure. They say vitiligo is not life threatening and not contagious, and you must embrace a life of a pariah, hiding yourself from sunlight and from the society.

Vitiligo is an under-researched disease resulting in milky white skin patches on the skin. The breadth and complexity of the disease require international collaboration in therapy development. The severity of the disease calls for national healthcare support.

So, speak up for your condition and your rights. Sign the letter to tell the UN Secretary-General that you want recognition and support. It would be appreciated if you could give every member of your family or group an opportunity for signing.

Signatures count

We have collected 502733 signatures of the target 500000 (100.55%). Now let’s get 1 million signatures!

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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.

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