The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

Look at what we have accomplished, over the past 25 years, with the help of our donors:  

  • Over 3,000,000 monthly hits on our websites with chapters on 6 continents,
  • Over 250,000 emails answered by VBF experts,
  • Over 110,000 educated with our VBF Facebook Live sessions,
  • Over 100,000 networked into treatment,
  • Over 800 families provided free lodging at our annual conferences,
  • Over 700 conference scholarships awarded,
  • Over 300 Day of Awareness events organized,
  • Over 200 free laser treatments provided,
  • Over 100 insurance appeals successfully challenged,
  • 18 conferences held within the United States,
  • 16 new programs established (including our Global Ambassador and Anti-Bullying Campaign),
  • 16 walk/runs held to raise awareness and funds for VBF,
  • 16 college scholarships awarded,
  • 16 continuing medical education credits offered through our new online course: A Foundation in Vascular Anomalies,
  • 7 research projects funded,
  • 6 physician education grants presented,
  • 5 International Missions Trips educating over 300 physicians and providing over 300 free treatments,
  • 5 Star Rating from the Better Business Bureau,
  • 1 – The Number 1 Vascular Birthmark Charity in the World