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

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The Purple Polka Dot Race Month of Awareness

  • Aug 01-31 , 2020
  • 12:00 AM-11:59 PM

Join the 2020 VIRTUAL VBF Walk / Run by Signing Up for the 5th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race Today! The Purple Polka Dot Race is VBF’s signature Walk / Run event, now in its 5th year! Jody Lee founded the Purple Polka Dot Race in 2015 to honor her daughter, Meghana, who was born with a port-wine stain birthmark. Five years later, the annual PPD…

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5th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race and Family Fun Run

  • Aug 09 , 2020
  • 12:00 AM-11:59 PM

5th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race and Family Fun Run August 9, 2020 Our 2020 Race has gone virtual Link to Register: https://purplepolkadotrace.com/race/   Join Jody Lee, the Lee Family, and the entire PPD Team at this family event to honor Jody’s daughter Meghana, who was born with a port wine stain, and to raise funds for VBF to help families in Michigan and all over the world…

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1st Annual Purple Polka Dot Race – Cincinnati

  • Aug 09 , 2020
  • 7:00 AM-12:30 PM

We are THRILLED to announce that Stephanie, Hannah, and their family are hosting the first-ever Purple Polka Dot Race – Cincy in West Chester, Ohio, now rescheduled to August 9, 2020! About the Race  Inspired by Jody Lee and Meghana, founders of the PPD Race – Michigan that is now in its 5th year, Stephanie has organized a 5K Run / Walk and Family Fun Run…

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VBF Global Ambassador Month of Awareness

  • Nov 01-30 , 2020
  • 12:00 AM-11:59 PM

November is Global Ambassador Month of Awareness! Join our worldwide network of VBF Ambassadors as we raise awareness around the world. Become a  VBF Global Ambassador today! (For more information, please see the “HERE’S WHAT TO DO NEXT” section at the bottom of the page.) Below are some examples of how new/existing Ambassadors can get a jump start on raising awareness with the VBF family: 1…

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VBF Annual Vascular Birthmarks/Anomalies Conference & Clinic

  • Dec 12 , 2020
  • 7:30 AM-6:00 PM

Mark your calendars for VBF’s 2020 Annual Vascular Birthmarks/Anomalies Conference and Clinic in New York, NY, at the Lenox Hill Hospital, rescheduled for December 12, 2020. I hope you will join us for the 2020 Annual VBF Vascular Birthmarks / Anomalies Conference & Clinic at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, New York, now set for Saturday, December 12, 2020 (rescheduled from September 26 due…

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