Nadia to Host Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Gala – June 15, 2013

08_group04Nadia Bjorlin will be hosting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Man & Woman of the Year” Gala on June 15, 2013. The gala will recognize the fundraising efforts of 19 candidates who are vying for the title of “Man” or “Woman” of the Year which is determined by which male and female candidate has raised the most money during a 10-week campaign. The campaign will conclude during the Grand Finale Gala on June 15, 2013 at the Skirbal Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. There will be a limited amount of tickets sold to fans. Please visit the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for ticket information, opportunities to donate, and for information on the candidates.

Their goal is to raise $500,000 that will fund lifesaving blood cancer research and help people who are afflicted.  Though most candidates have a personal connection to a blood cancers – and some candidates are cancer survivors themselves –  there are two children  who are both leukemia survivors that serve as the inspiration for all the candidates – 5 year-old Nathaniel Loomis (“2013 Boy of the Year”) and 13 year-old Brittany Lanham (“2013 Girl of the Year”).  Jack Wagner will also be honored that night for his extraordinary commitment to LLS by raising more than $1 million through his annual golf tournament over the past 7 years.

Nadia has also participated in the Light the Night Walk every year for the last 5 years. To date, her team has raised more than $50,000 for research in blood cancers.

More information will be posted in joining Nadia’s team Nadia’s Cancer Crusaders. The Light the Night Walk will be held October 5 at Sunset-Gower Studios in Hollywood.