Los Angeles
Man & Woman of the Year

  If you wish to nominate a candidate or get involved with our 2017 Man &Woman of the Year  campaign, please contact  Lauren Plichta lauren.plichta@lls.org or 310-846-5176 or ellie simpson ellie.simpson@lls.org or 310-342-5804. 

Each year, across the country, a select group of dynamic, passionate individuals engage in a spirited 10-week competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man & Woman of the Year" titles, by raising funds to support LLS' mission. Every dollar raised equals one vote, and the titles are awarded to the man and woman with the most votes at our Grand Finale Gala.


Candidates compete in honor of the Boy & Girl of the Year, who are local blood cancer survivors. Candidates are from all walks of life, but have a few characteristics in common: a passion for a world without cancer, and a drive to succeed.

The 2017 campaign will launch on Sunday, March 26, 2017 and culminates at the Grand Finale Gala on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Globe Theater at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Congratulations to our 2016 Man & Woman of the Year Winners

Anna Donlon
Riot Games

David Stone
William Morris Endeavor


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