2023 Sweetheart Auction in Santa FeSAVE THE DATE!
FEBRUARY 11, 2023

We’ve already started planning for the 2023 Sweetheart Auction. Please mark your calendars for February 11, 2023 at 5pm at the Santa Fe Convention Center. We’d love to see you there! 

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We are grateful for all of your support of cancer patients this year!


On Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 5pm, the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico held its 17th Annual Sweetheart Auction. All the monies raised at this fun and exciting event help cancer patients in northern New Mexico get to treatment in Santa Fe. We are neighbors helping neighbors. The Sweetheart Auction is one of Santa Fe’s best parties. Included were Silent and Live Auctions with amazing art, experiences, and items, a Dream Vacation raffle, and Ali MacGraw’s Secret Bid Items, hosted by Ali herself. Tickets also included dinner catered by Adobo Catering, wine, and beer. Join us next year and help provide life-critical services to cancer patients. Subscribe to our newsletter to hear first our 2023 plans!

CFFNM Safe Event Policy 

Keeping everyone in our community safe and healthy remains a top priority at CFFNM so we have created a Safe Event Policy, based on the latest news and guidelines from health experts. Face masks will be required while inside the Convention Center except when in the process of eating and drinking. A valid photo ID and proof of full COVID vaccination and booster, or negative 3rd party verified COVID test with name and date done 1 day prior to the event, will be required for each attendee and verified by security prior to entering the Convention Center. In addition to attendees, we will be requiring this proof from all staff, vendors and volunteers. 




Read more about the 2022 trips that we offered and be sure to buy your tickets early next year. Thank you for supporting cancer patients with your purchase!

Here are just a few of the extraordinary auction items that were won at our 2022 auction!

Imagine Yourself on this Harley-Davidson® Street Glide Motorcycle

Donated by Santa Fe Harley-Davidson

Value: $26,300

Minimum Bid: $20,000

OK, this is just flat-out cool. The Harley-Davidson® Touring Street Glide is equipped with an iconic batwing fairing giving this custom hot rod bagger an amazing Harley style that needs to be seen and ridden. Harley Street Glide FLHX has a 2-1-2 exhaust and also has the Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine: a powerful, smooth-running engine with crisp throttle response and a pure, soul-satisfying rumble. Choose a red, black, or gray factory-custom bagger with highway-shredding power, in a chrome finish. The package includes riding lessons, a Harley-Davidson gift basket, gift certificates to various local eateries, and The Art of the Motorcycle.

“Where the Deer and the Antelope Play” Ceramic Sculpture by Rebecca Tobey

Donated by Rebecca Tobey

Value: $3,100

This charming pronghorn antelope, by local Santa Fe artist Rebecca Tobey, was inspired by her frequent journeys through the plains of Eastern New Mexico. “When I see the pronghorn antelope, I remember the song ‘Home on the Range’, and sing it as I’m driving through the area,” said Rebecca. “This piece was inspired by one of those many drives.”

Seven Night Tuscany Culinary Escape with Airfare for Two

Value: $9,500

Minimum Bid: $7,000

Gourmets and wine buffs descend on this hidden Tuscan Valley to enjoy local specialties. The Garfagnana Valley is famous for its prosciutto, pork, pecorino cheese and honey. Fortunately, the area also boasts beautiful areas for walking, hiking and biking, so you can work up an appetite in between meals. This experience includes:

• 2-night stay in a superior room at the Hotel Ponte Sisto, Rome & 5-night stay in a deluxe room at the Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa (Barga, Lucca)

• Daily breakfast for 2 & Lunch, wine cellar and olive oil mill tour and tasting for 2 at Fattoria Colleverde (Lucca)

• Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from the 48 contiguous U.S. to Rome, Italy & Winspire booking & concierge service

Reservations are subject to availability and must be booked a minimum of 60 days prior to travel. Ground transportation is the responsibility of the winner unless otherwise stated. Expires 3/12/24.

“Bobkits” Bronze Sculpture by Star Liana York

Donated by Star Liana York

Value: $5,200

Star York tells the story of her own discoveries of native people, wildlife, and rock art through her artwork. She is one of Southwest Art Magazine’s 30 most influential artists. These adorable bronze bobcat kittens, created in 2021, are exploring their own new world. Weight is 28 lbs.

1925 Chevy Superior K Classic Car

Donated by Buddy & Maria Espinosa

Value: $15,000

Minimum Bid: $5,000

A special opportunity for classic car enthusiasts! Buddy Espinosa of Toyota of Santa Fe, has donated this amazing 1925 Chevy Superior K Classic Car to be auctioned by the Cancer Foundation! The 171 cubic-inch four-cylinder engine offers 26 horsepower, backed by a three-speed manual transmission. When new, it cost nearly twice as much as the Ford Model T – hence, the name “Superior”.

Six Tickets to Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2022

Donated by the Santa Fe Music Chamber Festival

Value: $570

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival has presented the world’s greatest chamber music and musicians since 1972. Music that moves you, played by artists who astound and dazzle you with their virtuosity and passion, playing chamber music masterpieces – that’s the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Intimate. Compelling. Unforgettable. Enjoy six tickets to the Santa Fe Chamber Music evening concerts in the 2022 Season.