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 & Woman of the year.
Congratulations to all 2017 Man & Woman of the Year candidates and team members. We are currently accepting nominations for 2018 candidates..
Meet the Birmingham Candidates
Meet the Boy & Girl of the Year
Girl of the yearBirmingham chapter
Boy of the yearBirmingham chapter
Birmingham News & Announcements
Devin is a soon to be 14 year old 2 time pediatric cancer survivor. He was diagnosed on Sept 30th of 2013 with Stage 3 Burkitts Lymphoma most commonly known as Non Hodgkins Lymphoma with a mass that obstructed his nasal passage and airway. He completed a 6 month treatment in 4 months. He enjoyed…
At the age of 3 Addie was a happy and perfectly healthy little girl. Then without warning she suddenly developed a limp, high fever and severe pain in her extremities. After 2 weeks of illness, numerous doctor visits and blood tests, a bone marrow biopsy was performed. Addie was diagnosed with a…
Local Campaign Events
Candidates, Team mates, and Leadership team members will gather at the beautiful Roots & Revelry restaurant downtown to officially kick off this year's Man & Woman of the Year event!
The campaign concludes with the Grand Finale at The Grand Bohemian Hotel. The night will include dinner, drinks, and a fabulous silent and live auction. The 2018 winners will be announced at the end of the evening.
Campaign Manager, Man & Woman of the Year