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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.

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Man & Woman of the Year 2018
April 4, 2018

Candidate Events

Spring Sample Sale Date: Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Candidate Supporting: Cade James Miller Details: Tons of great samples from Coco + Carmen, all items are $7 or less. Women’s clothing, jewelry, handbags, accessories and more! Credit cards accepted for sales over $100. Checks will NOT…

Local Campaign Events


Join us as we kickoff the 2019 Man & Woman of the Year campaign! Team members, family and friends are encouraged to attend and help celebrate the candidates. Appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available.


Join the Man & Woman of the Year candidates, LLS board members and mentors at Sociable Cider Werks for a relaxed evening of networking and fun. Sociable Ciderwerks is donating $2 from every pint sold on April 12 to LLS. 


The Grand Finale Gala marks the end of this 10-week campaign. Join us as we celebrate the candidates, their teams, volunteers and sponsors that help make the Man & Woman of the Year campaign such a huge success. The evening includes live and silent auctions, dinner and entertainment.


Email: Lisa.Myhre@LLS.org

Phone: 612.259.4508