Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Day of Awareness



2017 Day of Awareness Events

Purple Polka Dot RaceBirthmark Bash
Purple Polka Dot                  North Texas Birthmark Bash
5K Race in Michigan                                                                          

Check back as we add more events

Worldwide
- Put On Your Birthmark Campaign #askaccept #VBFawareness #birthmark #PutOnYourBirthmark
- Share Your Birthmark Story with VBF
- Support a Give2myVBF personalized fundraiser page
- Buddy Booby's Birthmark Read-Alongs in 4 countries and 28 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MS, MI, MO, NE, NC, NV, NY, NJ, NH, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, WI, WY

California
Diana Mendoza shares the story of her daughter Emely
The Maddox Family - Happy 5th Birthday to Carson! fundraiser page
VBF scholarship recipient Julienne Wood posts acceptance speech

Connecticut
Eric Pixley shares how he became Port Wine & Proud
Kara Leake volunteered to be a VBF Parent Representative

Illinois
Sheehan Family's Bravelets (Be Brave bracelets) fundraiser

Kentucky
Ethington Family's Buddy Booby's Birthmark book Read-Along

Michigan
July 12 Painting With a Twist fundraiser in Rochester, MI
Aug. 13 Purple Polka Dot 5K Walk/Run at Stony Creek Eastwood Beach

New Jersey
Jessica Baskin donates 20% of sales of original Bright Heart Card

New York
May 13 Marked for Greatness 5K at Vestal Coal House
Capital District NY Day of Awareness Give2myVBF Appeal
Boulton Family's Vascular Awareness for the Future
April 21 Muscarella Family's Italian Night Dinner and Dance in Bronx
Dr. Linda talks about DOA on Ehealthradio network on Podbean

Pennsylvania
Mannix Family created Give2myVBF page for daughter's birthday
May 20 Andria Downey's Olivia's Bingo for Birthmarks in Bensalem

Texas
May 20 Annual Birthmark Bash of North Texas Family Fun Day in Dallas

Washington
April 15 - 30 Corinne Barinaga's Crystals for a Cause

Canada
Ashley Dao reads Buddy Booby's Birthmark book in Alberta
Lyndsey Berlett reads Buddy Booby Birthmark book in Ontario

Norway
July 8 Luke Kellgran runs for VBF in the the Hornindal Rundt

United Kingdom
Buddy Booby's Birthmark Read-Alongs in Wakefield and Southhampton
Biking for Alonso from London to Paris in 24 hours!
Birthmark Support Group posts on Twitter

Mexico
Castellanos family made the cutest video: Alonso tells 5 things about his PWS"
Escobar de Gomez family posts their #PutOnYourBirthmark photo

Lebanon
Assi Family shares the story and photos of their book Respect and Accept

 

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