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VBF Launches 1st Annual Day of Awareness Olivia’s Walk for Birthmarks at Tyler State Park in Pennsylvania

VBF is excited to announce that our 1st Annual Olivia’s Walk for Birthmarks – will be held on Saturday, May 19th, 10:00am, at Tyler State Park, Newtown, PA.


This walk is named after a local 4 year old girl, Olivia who has a port wine stain. Olivia’s mother sought help from VBF.



Olivia before treatments Olivia today


Please join our walk. You can register on-line by going to the links below. Please consider organizing a team to walk in honor of someone with a birthmark (ie: Team Olivia).


You can also create your own personal fundraising page (JOIN ME) page. Click here to create a JOIN ME account and webpage for your own personal fundraiser for this event


We are hoping for at least 10 “birthmark” teams to walk in this year’s event and 5 JOIN ME individuals. If you or a loved one has or had a vascular birthmark, put a team together and join us or create a JOIN ME page for you so that you can invite your friends from all over the world to sponsor you in our walk/run event. Please contact Basia Joyce at if you have any questions regarding setting up your own sponsorship page.


Bring your friends, family, office, club, and classmates. Everyone is welcome. As always, thank you for helping to make a difference for families affected by a vascular birthmark.


To register to attend, please click below:


To register online click here


To register by mail click here for a downloadable registration form


For questions regarding this event, please contact event organizer, Andria Downey at or (267)616-9232