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MWOY Connecticut & Westchester Hudson Valley

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Presents

Man & Woman of the Year

Man & Woman of the Year is a 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.

If you would like to become a candidate or nominate a candidate, please contact Diana Rukaj at 203-388-9172 or Diana.Rukaj@lls.org


You can support the MWOY Campaign and the fight against blood cancer today by purchasing the Cuff for a Cure bracelet at https://www.cristinasabatini.com/pages/leukemia-and-lymphoma-society-cuff-for-a-cure-charity-bracelet .
Designer Cristina Sabatini generously donates 100% of net proceeds from the sale of the bracelet to LLS.


Meet the MWOY Connecticut & Westchester Hudson Valley Candidates

Local Campaign Events


The Grand Finale is an exciting event that marks the finish of a ten-week fundraising competition that launched on April 4th. We honor all of our dedicated candidates for their hard work in supporting the fight against blood cancer.


Special Events, Director 
Diana Rukaj 

Special Events, Campaign Manager
Dana Robbin

Special Events, Campaign Specialist
Frank Longinotti