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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.


Meet our 2019 Man & Woman of the Year 

Eric & Jess

2020 MWOY Recruitment Is Underway! National Capital Area Chapter is ready to reach new goals and is in full recruitment mode for the 2020 campaign. We are looking for local community members and professionals who are enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach and leadership. If you, or know of someone, who fits this description, nominate them TODAY, by visiting: https://www.mwoy.org/get-involved/become-candidate  or reach out to Senior Manager, Allie Krafft at Alena.Krafft@lls.org for more information. 


Meet the MWOY Washington DC Metro Candidates

MWOY Washington DC Metro News & Announcements

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January 6, 2020

Meet the 2020 Boy & Girl of the Year

Every year, Man & Woman of the Year candidates raise money in honor of two young local patient heroes. These heores are chosen for their strength and winning attitudes. We are excited to announce our Boy & Girl of the Year (BGOY), Dylan and Eilidh! The BGOY become spokespersons for the…
October 8, 2019

NCA Sponsorship Opportunities

National Capital Area Chapter MWOY Sponsorship Opportunities  Partner with us to make a difference in the lives of blood cancer patients!    Why Sponsor The Man & Woman of the Year Campaign? Partnering with LLS offers your organization the opportunity to support a critical cause and mission…
September 25, 2019

2019 NCA Man & Woman of the Year Crowned

24 dynamic and relentless candidates collectively raised $2.78 million in an energetic ten-week fundraising campaign, culminating at The Anthem for the 2019 Grand Finale Gala, presented by Presidio & Custom Ink (Washington, D.C.) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) celebrated the…

Local Leadership


Carl De Groote


Evelyn Akers

Malloy Toyota

Local Campaign Events

Midpoint Celebration
Event coming soon
The Anthem


Megan Swahn

Senior Director



Allie Krafft

Senior Campaign Manager



Frannie Mulhall

Campaign Specialist