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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Presents

Man, Woman, & Student of the Year

Man, Woman, & Student 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, woman, & student who have raised the most funds during the ten-week campaign are awarded the prestigious title of Man, Woman, or Student of the Year in their community.  The man, woman, & student who have raised the most across the entire US will be recognized as the national Man, Woman, & Student of the Year.

Congratulations to all 2017 Man & Woman of the Year candidates and team members. We are currently accepting nominations for 2018 candidates. For additional information please contact Nicala Allen at nicala.allen@lls.org.

Meet the Bakersfield Candidates

Meet the Boy & Girl of the Year

Jayce Walker

Jayce Walker

Bakersfield chapter
Audrey Gann

Audrey Gann

Bakersfield chapter

Bakersfield News & Announcements

Jayce Walker
February 1, 2018

Bakersfield's 2018 Boy of the Year

As a mom, I’m sure you can understand how frightening it was to hear that my 10 month old baby boy had cancer. In May 2013, my son Jayce was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) after initially getting bronchitis at 4 months old and approximately 6 months of doctor visits, breathing…

Audrey Gann
February 1, 2018

Bakersfield's 2018 Girl of the Year

It was Aug 2016 that Audrey became very sick. I was taking her back and forth from one urgent care and emergency room to another. Only to be told, "She has a virus. Just let her ride it out".



She would wake up in the night screaming in pain. Her…

Local Campaign Events

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Celebrate and support the 'kick-off' of each candidate's campaign! Invite only. 

Midpoint Celebration
Event coming soon
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Come join us in celebrating our candidates' success in helping fulfill the mission of LLS!

Enjoy dinner, a live and silent auction, and fun games! 

Attire: Business Casual/Formal

Seat: $150 

Table of 10: $1500