Leanna’s record-breaking challenge for vitiligo

18-year old Leanna Shuttleworth is about to embark on a record-breaking challenge; one with hopes to raise over £40,000 for the Vitiligo Society. The challenge, that kick starts next month, involves climbing two of the world’s highest mountains – Mount Everest and Mount Lhotse – back to back, in just 24 hours. If successful, Leanna…

Torchbearer supports Vit Awareness Day

We came across an article we really wanted to share today. Dave Allemby, a member of Wombwell Sporting and Athletics Club is thrilled to hear he will be an Olympic flame torchbearer. He will carry the flame through Lundwood, South Yorkshire. The date he will carry the flame? Monday, June 25. Vitiligo Awareness Day. Coincidentally, Dave has suffered…

VITILIEGO: The best vitiligo documentary we’ve seen

Darius describes it as ground hog day – and for most people living with vitiligo – this is exactly what it’s like. This documentary is conveniently called VitiLIEgo. It’s a snippet and good example of what it’s like to live with the disorder. Although the documentary is moving, I can honestly say it’s the best one I’ve seen…