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Visionaries of the Year Fresno

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Presents

Visionaries of the Year

Visionaries 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 candidate who raises the most funds during the ten-week campaign is awarded the prestigious title of Visionary of the Year in their community. The candidate who raises the most across the entire US will be recognized as the national Visionary of the Year.

Congratulations to our 2023 Fresno Visionaries of the Year: Derek Lindemann, Winner; Kathleen Behr, MD, Runner-Up; and Phil Hansen, Runner-Up. And congratulations to all 2023 Visionaries of the Year candidates and team members. Thank you to our 2023 top campaign sponsors: Platinum - Community Health System, GAR Bennett, Holland Nut Company, Sran Family Orchards and Valley Pride Ag Co. Silver - Behr Laser & Skincare, Superior Almond Hulling, IBS Supplies Inc., Hansen Ranches, and Mayd.

Take a look at our photo gallery from the 2023 Grande Finale, courtesy of Travis Birchfield Photography. View Gallery HERE

We are currently accepting nominations for 2024 candidates. For additional information please contact Nicala Madden at nicala.madden@lls.org and Kristen Martinez at kristen.martinez@lls.org.

Congratulations to our Visionary of the Year Winners

Derek Lindemann

Derek Lindemann

Visionaries of the Year Fresno chapter

Meet the Visionaries of the Year Fresno Candidates

Phil Hansen

Phil Hansen

Katie Hollenback

Katie Hollenback

Faith Photo

Faith Jones

Christina Musson

Christina Musson

Local Campaign Events

Kickoff
Event coming soon
Midpoint Celebration
Event coming soon
Grand Finale
Event coming soon