“VITILIGANS BONDS TO SHOW OUR CAUSE”
Founded in November 2010, Vitiligo Bond Inc. (VBI) is a registered nonprofit 501c(3) organization that aims to provide support for those living with vitiligo. VBI has grown into a worldwide support group, through its Facebook and social media presence. As an advocacy organization, VBI is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for vitiligo; increasing awareness of vitiligo spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of youth and adults with vitiligo and their families.
Natasha Pierre McCarthy, founder of VBI, is a current vitiligan. Her experience in living with the skin disorder has given her the passion and understanding of vitiligo. Natasha has experienced the discrimination that is caused by vitiligo. Natasha hopes that with support from Vitiligo Bond’s social activities that it provides and outlet to her members and improves and impacts their quality of life.
VBI continues to grow in popularity with each passing day. Outreach efforts have made the public more aware and empathetic about the skin disorder. VBI’s social media presence provides hundreds of vitiligans worldwide to access with a private VBI Facebook support group. VBI supporters are proud of the organization’s many accomplishments and look forward to continued successes in the years ahead.