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

- Put On Your Birthmark Campaign #askaccept #VBFawareness #birthmark #PutOnYourBirthmark
- Share Your Birthmark Story with VBF
- Support a Give2myVBF personalized fundraiser page
- May 2 Published article in AAP News, co-authored by Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon with Dr. McInerny and Dr. Cohen
- May 15 #PutOnYourBirthmark Day of Awareness video by Dr. Linda Rozell-Shanon
- May 17 Webinar for pediatricians Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon with Dr. Bernard Cohen
- May 31 What is a Vascular Birthmark and Who is VBF? by Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon
- 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

Dec. 6 Gabrielle Lane - Frutta Bowls in Tuscaloosa is donating 10% of their profits from 4-8pm

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
Port wine stain, Vascular Birthmark Awareness month, challenge on YouTube by Aysia
Professional photo shoot with Paige Lauren Billiot (691 likes)

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

Dr. Ana Duarte with the Children's Skin Center and Gables Skin Center office #PutOnYourBirthmark party

Sheehan Family's Bravelets (Be Brave bracelets) fundraiser

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

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 Story by Olivia Grant, Miss Thousand Islands 2017 @missti2017 (259 likes)

North Carolina
Sept 25-28 Heather Funk - the first Rock the Dots: LuLaRoe Fundraiser for VBF

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

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

April 15 - 30 Corinne Barinaga's Crystals for a Cause
Nov 15-29 Heather Rivera - the first Facebook Birthday Fundraiser for VBF

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

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

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

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


Join the awareness movement to help make a difference! Every action counts.

#PutOnYourBirthmark #VBFwegivehope