Man & Woman of the Year

Man and Woman of the Year is Canada's Only Philanthropic Competition for Community Leaders

A fierce fundraising competition for ambitious community leaders
 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s Man Women of the Year (MWOY) is an intense 10 week philanthropic competition amongst top leaders in local communities across Canada

In its third year in Canada, first year in Toronto, kicking off on March 25, local leaders will go head to head in Toronto, Montreal and Halifax, competing for the local title of Man or Women of the Year 

The Man and Women who raises the most funds across all cities will be titled the National Man and Women of the Year and will be recognized and celebrated across the country for their incredible contribution towards the blood cancer community    

Are you driven to help your community thrive?

Do you have the power to influence others to get involved for the greater good?

Are you a leader of change? Standing up for what you believe in? 

2020 National Winners

 

Alessandra Tropeano


Alessandra Tropeano
Air Canada, Montreal
Woman of the Year

 

Riccardo Zerbino


Riccardo Zerbino
Baker Tilly, Montreal
Man of the Year

You are supporting…

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Vital Research

That invests in lifesaving targeted therapies, like immunotherapies that are saving thousands
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Information in the hands of those who need it the most

Up to date information and educational materials in the hands of patients and their families
Helping Hand

Personalized Support

Free support offered to over 100,000 Canadians and families affected by blood cancers

You are supporting…

Vital Research

That invests in lifesaving targeted therapies, like immunotherapies that are saving thousands of lives

You are supporting…

Up to date information and educational materials in the hands of patients and their families

Personalized Support

Free support offered to over 100,000 Canadians and families affected by blood cancers

The Boy & Girl of the Year

The Boy & Girl of the Year are local blood cancer survivors who provide inspiration and motivation to candidates during their campaign, as well as support for their appeals. The candidates compete in honor of them.
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Nolan - 2020 Boy of the year

Nolan

Nolan was diagnosed on October 11th 2011 with AML (acute Myeloid Leukemia) at the tender age of 10 months. Which is very rare for his age.

We were admitted right away and his treatments began within days. Our heads were spinning and we were in full panic mode. But there was no other option for us. We were going to fight; fight for his life and our family...

Gracie

It was three days before Gracie’s first birthday in 2014, we would receive the most devastating news that a family could ever receive that our sweet baby girl had blood Cancer. She was diagnosed with AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia), and would have to undergo seven intense rounds of chemotherapy at the IWK, we were completely devastated and felt like we were in worst nightmare parents could ever imagine...
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Gracie - 2020 Girl of the year

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Connect with us

TORONTO

Jennifer Davies
647-253-5500

MONTREAL

Tashshena McLean
514-875-1000 (1019)

HALIFAX

Vanessa Nasrallah
902-422-5999 (7574)