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Orange County Inland Empire
Man & Woman of the Year
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2016 Man & Woman of the Year Campaign
Each year, in communities across the country, dynamic, passionate candidates engage in a spirited ten-week fundraising competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man & Woman of the Year" titles, by raising funds for blood cancer research. Our exciting 2016 event will begin with a kickoff celebration on Tuesday, March 22nd. The fundraising competition will culminate with a celebration of everyone's efforts at the Quest for Cures Gala on Saturday, June 4th at the Fairmont Newport Beach.

The Candidates
The ideal candidates are community and business leaders who are philanthropic, ambitious, socially active, resourceful, goal oriented, and passionate about making a difference in the lives of people suffering from blood cancers. Their unstoppable ambition drives them to fundraise in a very large-scale capacity with record-breaking results.

The Reason
Every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer and every ten minutes someone loses their battle. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to curing blood cancers and improving the quality of life of patients.  Fortunately, there is hope for a future free of blood cancers.

 

Meet the 2016 Man & Woman of the Year Candidates


Adam Mendenhall
Team Piper



Anjali Shah
Champions for Young Adults



Annie Kelly
Team Blake



Chris Lee
Wayne's World



Craig Marking
Kathy's Kritters



Danni Guzzetta
Team Elexis



DeAnna Crosby
The Bing Crosby Project



Holly Morales
Holly's Heavenly Hope



Kalina Campion
Team Pixie



Marc Greco
Team Niko



Nicole Stoesser
Team Duct Tape



Sharon Burdick
Vincent the Warrior


 

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