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MWOY Birmingham

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 2017 Man & Woman of the Year candidates and team members. We are  currently accepting nominations for 2018 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 Birmingham Candidates


Candidates, Team mates, and Leadership team members will gather at the beautiful Roots & Revelry restaurant downtown to officially kick off this year's Man & Woman of the Year event!


Our candidates and their teammates will rally at the half-way point and celebrate their accomplishments to date, at EastWest restaurant downtown. 

The campaign concludes with the Grand Finale at The Grand Bohemian Hotel. The night will include dinner, drinks, and a fabulous silent and live auction. The 2018 winners will be announced at the end of the evening. 

Birmingham News & Announcements

Our Boy of the Year
March 21, 2018

Meet Devin Cherry

Devin is a soon to be 14 year old 2 time pediatric cancer survivor. He was diagnosed on Sept 30th of 2013 with Stage 3 Burkitts Lymphoma most commonly known as Non Hodgkins Lymphoma with a mass that obstructed his nasal passage and airway. He completed a 6 month treatment in 4 months. He enjoyed 2…
Our Girl of the Year
March 21, 2018

Meet Addie McinTosh

At the age of 3 Addie was a happy and perfectly healthy little girl. Then without warning she suddenly developed a limp, high fever and severe pain in her extremities. After 2 weeks of illness, numerous doctor visits and blood tests, a bone marrow biopsy was performed. Addie was diagnosed with a…


Julie Moon

Campaign Manager, Man & Woman of the Year