Students of the Year Pittsburgh

Hanna Essey | Kick Out Cancer

Hanna Essey's Students of the Year Fundraiser

Dec 22, 2021

My name is Hanna Essey, I'm a senior at Fox Chapel Area High School, and I am honored to be a candidate for the 2022 Student's of the Year program! I have signed up to save lives with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and am working to raise as much money possible over the 7-week fundraising period, which is from February 11th to April 1st! Every dollar raised counts as one vote for my campaign. The candidate whose team tallies the most votes earns the prestigious title of Student or Students of the Year. Will you help me earn that title?
As you know, everyone wins when cancer loses. Thanks to your support, my efforts will help fund therapies and treatments that are saving lives. Over the years, support from people like you has been responsible for the blood cancer advancements that have doubled, tripled, and in some cases quadrupled the survival rate for some blood cancers.
Many LLS-supported therapies not only help blood cancer patients, but are also now used to treat patients with rare forms of stomach/skin cancers and are in clinical trials for patients with lung, brain, breast, pancreatic, and prostate cancers. LLS-funded drugs, like targeted therapies and immunotherapies, are now saving thousands of lives every day.
We are getting closer to our goal of a world without blood cancers!
All donations are greatly appreciated and tax-deductible. They'll not only support LLS research, but patient services, advocacy, public and professional education, and community services as well.
Please visit my fundraising page often and tell friends about it who would also like to donate!
On behalf of blood cancer patients everywhere, thank you for your support! For more information about LLS, please visit




  • Heather Delaney

    Nice work!!

  • Boucher Family

    So proud of you Hanna, best of luck! Love, Maggie, Teddy, Jack, and Amelia Boucher

  • Szymanski Family

    Best of luck in your campaign Hanna! We donate in memory of our grandfather, Tom Francis.

  • Dana Fortun

    Good Luck, Hanna!

  • Maria Romito

    Best of luck to you Hanna!

  • Lisa Nury

    Good luck Hanna!

  • Dietrick Family

    Best of luck, Hanna! Love you! Uncle Tom, Aunt Donna, Meg and Sarah

  • Bill and Angela Walker

    Good luck, Hanna Bill and Angela Walker

  • Cory Motycki

    Good luck towards your goal! - Cory, Mike, Sadie and Sam Motycki

  • Norman Essey

    Hanna Essey

  • Clem Wandrisco

    Way to go, Hanna!

  • J.T. Dahlinger and Gregg Valentovish

    Hanna, This is a great cause and such an amazing thing you are doing! Good luck reaching your fundraising goal and being named Student of the Year.

  • Kelly Hager

    Great work Hanna!

  • J.T. Dahlinger and Gregg Valentovish

    Good luck! This is another donation that came in late from our team

  • James Meyers

    Way to go Hanna !

  • Babcock Dental Center, PC

    Good luck! Wish you all the best!

  • Barbara Klein

    I’m Loving Memory

  • The Fitzsimmons Family

    Best of luck, Hanna!

  • Robert Glunt

    This is a good cause

  • Tom LaCascia

    Having lost many family and friends to cancer I realize the importance of cancer research and wanting to help out anyone currently struggling with blood cancers. I am extremely impressed by Hanna Essey and her desire to support such an importance cause at such a young age. In turn I am providing my support to cure cancer and to Hanna as Student of the Year!

  • Jeffrey Armor

    Been there. Good luck HannaH

  • Robert Klaich

    Donating in honor of my father in law, who fought hard and recovered from lymphoma several years ago. To everyone battling through it, stay hopeful and keep fighting!

  • Erin & Rob Stauffer

    Keep doing good in the world! Xoxo

  • Melinda Burdette - in memory of Rose Marie Lishego

    Thank you for support such an important cause. My mother lost her battle with leukemia this past October and my hope is that with the support of people like you, one day no one will love a loved one to diseases like this.

  • The Petrina Family

    Thank you Hanna for supporting such an important cause.

  • Jessica Potetz

    Way to go Hannah! You are such a hard worker and deserve this special recognition! You are definitely the STUDENT OF THE YEAR!!

  • Melissa Kwiatkowski

    Incredible work Hanna!

  • Kellie Novakovich

    Nice work, Hanna 🙂 we’re proud of you!

  • John Ceraso

    Best of luck in reaching your goal

  • Chris Antypas - Asti's Pharmacy

    This is a tremendous cause, and we're happy to support! Thank you, Hanna!

  • Daniel Carlton

    Thank you for your efforts. You are making a difference for good. Dan

  • Shawn Essey

    Very happy to help in such an important effort! I am continually impressed by your endeavors Hanna. Keep on keepin on!

  • Clinton Robert Cocagne

    Hannah is an amazing candidate for student of the year and we are happy to support her cause!

  • Deb Rice-Johnson

    Congratulations on your great work. I wish you all the best. Deb Rice-Johnson

  • Jennifer Kintner

    Go Hanna! We are so proud of you!

  • Dr. Robert Petcash

    Hanna: Awesome work!. Stay Strong & Good Luck! Dr. Petcash

  • Anonymous

    Continue making a difference!

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