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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. For additional information please contact your local chapter.

Ways to Get Involved

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Donate to a Man & Woman of the Year Candidate

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Join a Candidate's Team and help them raise funds 

Meet the Fresno Candidates

Meet the Fresno Boy & Girl of the Year

Meet the Boy & Girl of the Year

Bella Gonsalves

Bella Gonsalves

Fresno chapter
Jake Dvorak

Jake Dvorak

Fresno chapter
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Fresno News & Announcements

Jake Dvorak
February 26, 2018

Fresno's 2018 Boy of the Year

Jake Dvorak is your average 13 year old boy.  He enjoys video games, swimming, watching Superhero and Pixar movies, reading, and hanging out with friends.    In February 2016, he began feeling tired, ran a slight fever,…

Bella Gonsalves
February 26, 2018

Fresno's 2018 Girl of the Year

Bella Gonsalves is a 7 year old girl who loves to stay active. When we asked her what she loved to do most, she quickly started down a long list. She began by saying, “hanging out with family and friends”. Then continued…

Local Leadership

Earlene Fontana

Earlene Fontana

2018 Man & Woman of the Year Leadership Team Co-Chair
Cynthia Cervantes

Cynthia Cervantes

2018 Man & Woman of the Year Leadership Team Co-Chair

Contact

Nicala Allen

Senior Campaign Manager, Man & Woman of the Year

(559) 490-6944

Nicala.Allen@lls.org