Congratulations to our 2016 National
Man & Woman of the Year Winners

image of Jim Chrisman - National Man of the Year

Jim Chrisman

Rocky Mountain Chapter

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Amanda Bush

South Central Texas Chapter - Austin Campaign


National Runners Up

Man of the Year, Runner Up - John Brookbank, National Capital Area Chapter

Woman of the Year, Runner Up - Christine Thayer, National Capital Area Chapter

National All Stars

Man of the Year All Star Alumni - Joseph Vicari, Michigan Chapter - Eastern Michigan

Woman of the Year All Star Alumni - Tam Driscoll, Oregon SW Washington Idaho Montana Chapter - Portland Campaign




The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) thanks all MWOY candidates as well as our All-Star participants for helping to save the lives of blood cancer patients not someday, but today.

The Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign is a spirited fundraising competition in communities across the U.S. in which participants build fundraising teams to compete for the title of Man or Woman of the Year. They raise funds for LLS blood cancer research in honor of local children who are blood cancer survivors, the Boy & Girl of the Year. The titles are awarded to the man and woman in each community who raises the most funds during the ten-week campaign; the top local fundraisers in the country also win the national titles. You can support their efforts by donating to or joining their campaigns, because everyone wins when cancer loses!





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