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MWOY Lafayette

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 (staff can personalize).

Meet the Lafayette Candidates

Local Campaign Events


Join us at the Petroleum Club to celebrate the kickoff to our 2018 Man & Woman of the Year campaign!  Many community leaders of all ages have accepted their nominations as candidates for Man, Woman or Student of the Year and will spend the next ten weeks raising money for cancer research and


Spend the evening with us on the deck at Ruffino's to congratulate and encourage our incredible candidates for reaching the halfway point in our 2018 campaign!  10 weeks can feel like a long time when you are working hard towards a worthy goal, and this is a chance for our candidates to relax and


Grand Finale Celebration, Le Pavillon, Thursday, May 31, 2018


LLS - Acadiana Office

2851 Johnston Street #326

Lafayette, Louisiana 70503


Edie Couvillon, Campaign Manager