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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.

Congratulations to all the 2020 Man and Woman of the Year candidates and team members! View the 2020 Grand Finale Gala Program Book HERE.

Meet our 2020 Man & Woman of the Year 


​​ 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the Man & Woman of the Year campaign! This year's Mid-Atlantic MWOY campaign will run Thursday, April 1st - Saturday, June 12th, 2020. Feel free to reach out to Campaign Development Manager, Allie Krafft at Alena.Krafft@lls.org for more information and or questions.

Congratulations to our Man & Woman of the Year Winners

Tina Swallow

Tina Swallow

MWOY Washington DC Metro chapter

Meet the MWOY Washington DC Metro Candidates

MWOY Washington DC Metro News & Announcements

August 21, 2020

2020 Man & Woman of the Year Winners and Results

Thank you to all of our candidates, team members, volunteers, sponsors and donors who made this event possible.  Because of you, the 2020 NCA Man & Woman of the Year campaign raised $1,805,751 for the LLS Mission! View the 2020 Grand Finale Gala Program Book HERE.  
March 13, 2020

2020 MWOY Candidate Events

Due to recent developments of the COVID-19, LLS has extended our restriction on all third party events until 6/1/2020. Third party candidate events will be listed below as new dates, times, & logistics are determined. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please reach out to Alena.Krafft@lls.org…
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January 6, 2020

Meet the 2020 Boy & Girl of the Year

Every year, Man & Woman of the Year candidates raise money in honor of two young local patient heroes. These heores are chosen for their strength and winning attitudes. We are excited to announce our Boy & Girl of the Year (BGOY), Dylan and Eilidh! The BGOY become spokespersons for the…
October 8, 2019

NCA Sponsorship Opportunities

National Capital Area Chapter MWOY Sponsorship Opportunities  Partner with us to make a difference in the lives of blood cancer patients!    Why Sponsor The Man & Woman of the Year Campaign? Partnering with LLS offers your organization the opportunity to support a critical cause and mission…
September 25, 2019

2019 NCA Man & Woman of the Year Crowned

24 dynamic and relentless candidates collectively raised $2.78 million in an energetic ten-week fundraising campaign, culminating at The Anthem for the 2019 Grand Finale Gala, presented by Presidio & Custom Ink (Washington, D.C.) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) celebrated the…
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April 1, 2019

Competing for Cures Corporate Olympics

                                            Register for the 3rd Annual LLS Competing for Cures Olympic Games!                                                                 When: Thursday, May 7th, 2020 I 9am - 4pm                                                                Where:…

Local Leadership


Carl De Groote

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Christine Thayer

Thayer Clinical Psychology

Local Campaign Events

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Megan Swahn

Campaign Development Director



Allie Krafft

Campaign Development Manager



Frannie Mulhall

Campaign Development Specialist