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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.

Congratulations to all 2021 Man & Woman of the Year candidates and team members. We are  currently accepting nominations for 2022 candidates. For additional information please contact Stefanie Jackson at stefanie.jackson@lls.org or 

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MWOY Northwest Arkansas News & Announcements

January 24, 2022

Meet our Girl of the Year - Ella!

Ella was diagnosed with ALL in December of 2019. She had been getting lots of mild illnesses, and the morning after Thanksgiving that year she woke with a 103⁰ fever. We took her to Children's Northwest ER, where she was poked and prodded. The ER doctor mentioned leukemia that day, but the…

December 16, 2021

Meet our Boy of the Year - Daxtin!

Daxtin’s journey began at his 1 year old well baby check up.  The pediatrician noticed an enlarged spleen and ordered some labs. Daxtin’s white blood cell count was over 68,000 (the normal range is 6,000-17,000 for a toddler).  Daxtin was diagnosed with leukemia at Arkansas Children's Northwest…

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