Michelle Hines Abram 2013 Candidate for LLS Woman of the Year
Please join myself, my fabulous campaign team and some of the best chefs in the Capital Region in a series of extraordinary culinary events to benefit LLS.
More details will be posted as individual events as they are finalized.
The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
Our Key Priorities will ensure that: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society helps blood cancer patients live better, longer lives.
What is Man/Woman of the Year? Each year, in communities across the country, dynamic, passionate candidates engage in a spirited competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man & Woman of the Year" titles, by raising funds for blood cancer research. The candidates compete in honor of children who are local blood cancer survivors, the Boy & Girl of the Year. Every dollar counts as one vo...See More
Every dollar raised from my campaign events and the Grand Finale helps to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Allocations from LLS toward research, education, advocacy and patient service has truly begun to transform how to diagnose and treat blood cancers. This is most apparent in the significant change in childhood leukemia survival from a rate of 3% in 1963 to a rate of over 86% today. Truly a transformation in life!