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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.

Our 2021 Bakersfield campaign kicks off on March 3rd and will culminate with a Grand Finale celebration on May 14th. For more information regarding event details, sponsorship, to nominate a candidate, or to join a candidate’s team, please email Barbara.DeMita@lls.org We hope you will join us in this fight against cancer!

Congratulations to our 2020 Man of the Year, Anthony Galagaza & 2020 Woman of the Year, Keri Lynn Kehoe! 

Check out photos from our past Grand Finale Celebrations:

2020 Virtual Grand Finale:

2019 "Big Top, Big Cures" Grand Finale: https://myalbum.com/album/LPGa9bsPTCiV

Meet the MWOY Bakersfield Candidates

Local Campaign Events

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Midpoint Celebration
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Grand Finale
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