Proceeds from the Man & Woman of the Year campaign fund leading-edge research to cure blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, support advocacy efforts that draw government attention to cancer-related issues and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
– Every four minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer.
– Every 10 minutes someone dies.
– Leukemia is the leading cause of cancer death of children and young adults under the age of 20.
Tickets to the Gala are $150 each and may be purchased by clicking here! All proceeds to to the Society!
The Man & Woman of the Year campaign is a fundraising competition among individuals in the community who, through their participation, vie for the honor of being named Man or Woman of the Year. Candidates are judged solely on a philanthropic basis. The individual man and woman who each raises the most funds during the 10-week campaign period will be awarded the title at the Grand Finale Gala. Each candidate’s participation is inspired by two patient survivors, the Boy and Girl of the Year.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at The Ritz-Carlton
Saturday, April 28, 2012 starting at 6:30pm
4375 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292