Jon Batiste ConcertExciting news! The Jon Batiste concert is officially SOLD OUT!


This September 16th at The Santa Fe Opera, join us for a night filled with music, hope, and unity. Proceeds will benefit cancer patients in northern New Mexico.

Jon Batiste, a multi-Grammy and Oscar award-winner, American singer, songwriter, and composer, will grace us with his extraordinary talents. Known for his soul-stirring performances that blend jazz, R&B, and soul, Batiste embodies the spirit of hope and resilience. His music entertains and inspires, making him the perfect artist to headline a night dedicated to supporting those affected by cancer.

The Cancer Foundation for New Mexico, The Santa Fe Opera, and Lensic360 unite in a partnership that promises an evening of compassion and community. As we enjoy the breathtaking backdrop of The Santa Fe Opera, our collective support will provide essential resources and hope to cancer patients and their families in New Mexico.

We also extend our heartfelt thanks to our Concert Sponsors: ADOBO Catering, ALLPrint Graphics, Avalon Trust, Ralph Alan Real Estate Group, Stephanie Duran, Duran Erwin Real Estate Group, Liz Sheffield & Associates, Shane Cronenweth, Tim Van Camp, and Lois Sury of Sotheby’s International Realty and Thornburg. A special thank you to our Concert Benefactors: Diane Lotti, Drs. Thao & Sam Marquez, Marti Meyerson & Jamie Hooper, Marcus Randolph & Lee Caldwell, Randal Limbacher & Michael Stewart, and Zeke and Jacoi Woolley for their invaluable contributions.  Learn more.

Who We Are

The Cancer Foundation for New Mexico (CFFNM) is a local, independent non-profit that was formed in 2003. While we have strong relationships with health care providers, we are a separate, nonprofit entity whose funding goes directly to cancer patients and the support services that we provide:

  • Travel to Treatment
  • Overnight Lodging
  • Nutritious Food Assistance
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Professional Led Support Groups
  • Volunteer Support During Treatment
  • Community Resource Information


2023 Impact


Patient & Caregiver Support Groups


Travel Miles Reimbursed


Lodging Nights



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Patient Stories


David is a talented drummer, playing in two popular local bands. He also judges Guitar Center’s annual Drum Off. He was recently dignosed with stage IV lung cancer.

Read His Story  


Blueflower is a member of the Kewa (Santo Domingo) Pueblo who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer.

Read Her Story  


Joel is a carpenter from Pojoaque. In May of 2014, he was diagnosed with throat cancer which required seven weeks of chemotherapy and radiation.

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Cancer Patients Need Your Help

Many cancer patients throughout Northern New Mexico rely on us for mileage reimbursement, overnight lodging, nutritious food, emergency assistance and professionaly led support groups. Without access to these important services, many would endure extreme financial hardship, or even forgo treatment all together.

Help ensure that all cancer patients throughout northern New Mexico have access to lifesaving and life-prolonging treatment.

How Else Can You Help?

Make a sustained commitment to cancer patients throughout northern New Mexico by making your gift monthly. Just select, “Show my support by making this a recurring donation” on the donation page.

The 10/10 Visionary fund is a permanently restricted endowment with the goal of raising $10 million in 10 years. Revenue generated by this fund will help ensure we carry out our mission to help save lives for generations to come.

From individual or business event sponsorship to monthly corporate giving, there are many ways to partner with our organization to benefit cancer patients throughout northern New Mexico.

Become a volunteer

We are a volunteer-supported organization and we need your help!

Our Partners

Special thanks to our Strategic Year-Round Partners