who will be the 2018 man & woman of the year?
This year’s campaign is now underway!Find a Candidate
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Presents Man & Woman of the Year
Man & Woman of the Year is philanthropic competition to support blood cancer research among a group of motivated and dedicated individuals in communities across the United States. Candidates form powerful fundraising teams and compete in honor of two local children who are blood cancer survivors.
The man and woman who have raised the most funds during the ten-week campaign are awarded the prestigious title of Man or Woman of the Year in their community. The man and woman who have raised the most across the entire US will be recognized as the national Man and Woman of the Year.Learn More Become a Sponsor
meet the candidates
LLS extends its gratitude to all the local winners for helping save the lives of blood cancer patients. Locate your candidates by selecting your local LLS chapter.
Every 3 minutes someone in the
United States is diagnosed with
More than 1/3 of blood cancer
patients do not survive
5 years after their diagnosis.
Every 9 minutes someone
dies in the United States
of a blood cancer.
There are many ways to participate in a local Man & Woman of the Year campaign. Nominate a candidate, join a team or become a sponsor. If you are driven to find cures for blood cancer, learn how to get involved.