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MWOY Houston

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Texas Gulf Coast Presents

the 2018 Man & Woman of the Year- Houston

Record Breaking $1,175,000 Raised in 10 Weeks!


We are honored to introduce this year's winners. All of our candidates did an outstanding job of raising funds to help advance LLS's mission to find cures for blood cancers.


Congratulations to our 2018 Man & Woman of the Year

Jordan Simpson, 2018 Woman of the Year- $365,000 - Record Breaking

Keith Rollins, 2018 Man of the Year- $120,000


Congratulations to our 2018 Runners- Up

Brooke Wise, 2018 Woman of the Year Runner- Up

Kyle Kelin, 2018 Man of the Year- Runner Up


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 2018 Man & Woman of the Year candidates and team members.

We are currently accepting nominations for 2019 candidates. 

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 Houston Candidates

Event coming soon
Midpoint Celebration
Event coming soon
Grand Finale
Event coming soon


Campaign Director - Man & Woman of The Year

Nicole Townley




Senior Campaign Manager - Man & Woman of The Year

Alex Urband Schikal