Fri, Mar 25

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2022 Gold Coast Man & Woman of the Year campaign.

I will be competing with other phenomenal individuals to raise much needed funds to support the work of LLS

Time & Location

Mar 25, 1:00 AM – Jun 03, 11:59 PM

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About the event

Why LLS? Through this last year, as we all faced a global health crisis, LLS worked overtime to support patients, caregivers and families.  In 2021, alone:

  • RESEARCH - LLS promoted a treatment modality that barely existed four years ago and is now creating long remissions in patients on the brink of death.
  • RESEARCH - Advanced the design of a landmark global master trial that promises to revolutionize pediatric standard of care for acute leukemia.
  • ADVOCACY - LLS helped improve the affordability of health insurance through a new federal law that reduces or eliminates premiums for millions of people who purchase insurance through HealthCare.gov.
  • PATIENT SUPPORT - LLS provided financial assistance to more than 42,000 patients with over $241M in total grants, a 70% increase over last year

Each donation helps accelerate finding a cure for cancer, while supporting patients in need. Every three minutes someone is diagnosed with blood cancer, and I hope that my candidacy will help bring those affected by this monster of a disease hope and support. Every donation truly brings us one step closer to a cure, which means even more to me than winning this challenge, or the Of the Year title.

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