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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.

Tickets to the Grand Finale Celebration are SOLD OUT! 

Ways to Get Involved


Donate to a Man & Woman of the Year Candidate


Join a Candidate's Team and help them raise funds 

Meet the Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Candidates


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Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay News & Announcements

Girl of the Year
March 5, 2018

Girl of the Year

At the age of four, Bri was diagnosed with lupus. So when she became extremely tired and pale three years later, we attributed it to her lupus. But she began to bruise easier and was more fatigued than usual. Her doctors decided to do a spinal aspirate, but we were confident that it would come back…
Liam Boy of the Year
February 5, 2018

Boy of the Year

In April 2015, Liam was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) when he was just one-and-a-half years old. After living in the hospital for four months of intensive treatment, Liam went into remission in July 2015! He got back to an active life and was enjoying being a normal kid. He had the…