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 2017 Man & Woman of the Year Winners
Jorge RicoSilicon Valley & Monterey Bay chapter
Sue GillesSilicon Valley & Monterey Bay chapter
Meet the Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Candidates
Meet the Boy & Girl of the Year
Liam SousaSilicon Valley & Monterey Bay chapter
Girl of the yearSilicon Valley & Monterey Bay chapter
Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay News & Announcements
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…