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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 Ashley Bloom, Senior Director of Special Events at ashley.bloom@lls.org or 312-568-7741

Congratulations to our 2017 Man & Woman of the Year Winners

Man of the year
Michael Graham

Michael Graham

Chicago chapter
Woman of the year
Alexandra Singer

Alexandra Singer

Chicago chapter

Meet the Chicago Candidates

Meet the Boy & Girl of the Year

Jackson Eddy

Jackson Eddy

Chicago chapter
Phoenix Bridegroom

Phoenix Bridegroom

Chicago chapter

Local Campaign Events

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Celebrate the 2018 Man & Woman of the Year Candidates and meet the Boy & Girl of the Year! Help us kick off the official start to their fundraising campaigns and the competition. Complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. 

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Get to know your 2018 Man & Woman of the Year Candidates while we cruise around Lake Michigan aboard the Anita Dee II. Guests will enjoy dinner, drinks, and the company of MWOY candidates and our Boy & Girl of the Year! 

Tickets are on a first come, first served basis. 

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Every spring candidates, survivors, sponsors, campaign teams, friends, family, and other LLS supporters gather at the Grand Finale Gala for the announcement of the Man & Woman of the Year.

Contact

Ashley Bloom - Senior Director, Special Events

Ashley.Bloom@lls.org or 312-568-7741 

 

Melissa MacNeur - Campaign Specialist, Special Events

Melissa.MacNeur@lls.org or 312-568-7731