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

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1st Annual Purple Polka Dot Race – Cincinnati

  • Apr 25 , 2020
  • 7:00 AM-12:30 PM

We are THRILLED to announce that Stephanie, Hannah, and their family are hosting the Purple Polka Dot Race – Cincy on April 25 in West Chester, Ohio! 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 to honor Hannah’s port-wine…

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VBF International Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks

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

Join us for the VBF International Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks in May! We are the 1 in 10 born with a vascular birthmark.  With your help, we can reach every corner of the world this month with our message of acceptance and hope for our international vascular birthmarks community. Together, we can make a difference. EDUCATE: DOWNLOAD & SHARE Dr. Linda’s 2019 VBF Vascular…

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VBF International Day of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks

  • May 15 , 2020
  • 12:00 AM-11:59 PM

The VBF International Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks is in May and the VBF Day of Awareness is on May 15, marked by Congressional Resolution. Join us on May 15 to #PutOnYourBirthmark as we stand together in solidarity with our world-wide community to raise awareness for vascular birthmarks. Join us in raising awareness all year at: https://birthmark.org/awareness/  

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10th Annual Frank Catalanotto Foundation Golf Classic

  • Aug 03 , 2020
  • 9:30 AM-9:00 PM

Join the Frank Catalanotto Foundation for the 10th Annual Frank Catalanotto Foundation Golf Classic Two great foundations coming together for the greater good of birthmarks! Proceeds will benefit the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation. REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED: http://fcatalanotto.org/annual-golf-classic/ The 2018 Golf Outing Dr. Linda with Frank at the 2018 Golf outing  

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5th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race and Family Fun Run

  • Aug 09 , 2020
  • 7:00 AM-11:00 AM

5th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race and Family Fun Run August 9, 2020 Eastwood Beach at Stony Creek Metropark in Shelby Township, Michigan Link to Register: https://purplepolkadotrace.com/race/ The 5th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race will be on August 9, 2020 at Eastwood Beach at Stony Creek Metropark in Shelby Township, Michigan. Join Jody Lee, the Lee Family, and the entire PPD Team at this family event to honor Jody’s daughter Meghana, who…

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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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