Man & Woman of the Year

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

Man & Woman of the Year is a philanthropic competition to support blood cancer research among a group of motivated and dedicated individuals in communities across the United States, and 2020 marked the second edition of the campaign in Canada. Candidates formed powerful fundraising teams and compete in honour of local blood cancer survivors.

The man and woman who have raised the most funds during the nine-week campaign were 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 Canada will be recognized as the National Man & Woman of the year.

Would you, or someone you know, like to participate in the 2021 edition? Nominate a candidate today!

2020 Man & Woman of the Year

Alessandra Tropeano & Riccardo Zerbino

After weeks of competition amongst 13 incredible community leaders, candidates collectively raised over $280,000 in support of Canadians affected by blood cancers.

This year’s National winners are both candidates from Montreal: Woman of the Year winner, Alessandra Tropeano (Air Canada), raised over $51,000 and Man of the Year winner, Riccardo Zerbino (Baker Tilly), raised over $43,000.

We would like to thank all candidates for their steadfast commitment to improving outcomes of individuals and families affected by blood cancers in participating during this particularly challenging year.
2020 MWOY Winners

Are you the next Man or Woman of the Year?

Man & Woman of the Year is a network of individuals driven to find cures for cancer. Finding cures for cancer takes us all, and we need your help. If this is the campaign for you, consider nominating yourself or nominating someone you know to become a candidate.

The campaign runs between February and June. Check your local region for specific dates.

What our candidates have to say.

Allison Grana

I'm going to work hard...
Aly lozoff Light The Night
Quan Le

Dan Nielson

I'm Dan