At Notable we are immensely proud of Founder, Pete Quinzio who recently raised over $200,000 in 10 weeks for leukemia and lymphoma research. As nominations open for 2019 we sat down with Pete to ask him about his Man of the Year experience.
We heard you participated in San Francisco’s Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) 2018 Man and Woman of the Year (MWOY) Fundraiser, what does that mean?
Every year for the past twenty eight years in cities across the country, LLS hosts their Man & Woman of the Year fundraiser, a philanthropic competition to support blood cancer research. Candidates form teams and compete to see which group can raise the most for the organization. The ten week fundraiser culminates with a grand finale gala, which honors a girl or boy of the year who are themselves blood cancer survivors. This past year I represented Team Notable at the San Francisco fundraiser. Coincidentally, San Francisco was actually the birthplace of the first MWOY fundraiser! Though it’s billed as a competition, each of the candidates and their teams are incredibly supportive of each other because—at the end of the day—we’re all working towards the same goal.