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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.

Congratulations to our 2018 Man & Woman of the Year Winners

Tim Brunnock - 2017 Man of the Year

Tim Brunnock

New Jersey chapter
Georgette Kyriecou - 2017 Woman of the Year

Georgette Kyriacou

New Jersey chapter

Meet the New Jersey Candidates

Meet the Boy & Girl of the Year

Bennett Burgida - Boy of the Year

Bennett Burgida

Boy of the year

New Jersey chapter
Ava Buffa - Girl of the Year

Ava Buffa

Girl of the year

New Jersey chapter

Local Leadership

Chris Ashley

Co-Chair

Georgette Kyriacou

Co-Chair

Sarah Cirelli

Tim Brunnock

Local Campaign Events

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Join us as we celebrate our amazing candidates  as they embark on their ten-week fundraising campaign!

Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while meeting the Boy & Girl of the Year, current and past candidates.

Midpoint Celebration
Event coming soon
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The Man & Woman of the Year campaign is a 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 blo