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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's

2021 Man & Woman of the Year

Presented by

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Man & Woman of the Year 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 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 2020 Man & Woman of the Year candidates and team members.

2020 Man & Woman of the Year

Rob Bergmann and Christine Causa

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Meet our 2021 Boy & Girl of the Year

Gavin David and Kathryn Wall

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Meet the MWOY Connecticut Westchester Candidates

MWOY Connecticut Westchester News & Announcements

Kat
March 16, 2021

Kathryn Wall's Story

Kat's mom, Christina, diagnosed Kat with her leukemia because of all sorts of weird symptoms- nose bleeds, bleeding loose teeth, lack of appetite, weird bone pain. Two days before Thanksgiving in 2017 Christina brought Kat to CT Children's and after some blood tests, she was told a hematologist was…
gavin
March 16, 2021

Gavin David's Story

    On March 28, 2017, Gavin was diagnosed with High-Risk B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia at the age of 2. Two days later, he would have surgery to get a port inserted, have a bone marrow aspiration, a spinal tap, and receive chemo in his port and his spine. Gavin spent the next 26 days in…

Local Campaign Events

Kickoff
Event coming soon
Midpoint Celebration
Event coming soon
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At the Grand Finale Celebration, we honor the accomplishments of our terrific candidates, and announce the winners of our Man & Woman of the Year competition.  

Contact

Melissa Swartz 
Campaign Development Manager
melissa.swartz@lls.org 
(203) 388-9163


Chelsea Dropik
Campaign Development 
chelsea.dropik@lls.org
(706) 366-4004
 

Brooke Hutchins
Campaign Development Specialist
brooke.hutchins@lls.org
(518) 417-3453