2023 Sweetheart Auction in Santa Fe

FEBRUARY 11, 2023 AT 5:30PM
Santa Fe Convention Center



At the 2023 Sweetheart Auction, we will be kicking off our 20th anniversary celebration in recognition of the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico’s 20 years of helping cancer patients access treatment in Santa Fe.  Help us celebrate this significant milestone for the Foundation and for cancer patients in our community!



Thank you Enterprise Bank for becoming 

Our 2023 Sweetheart Auction Premier Sponsor!


The Cancer Foundation for New Mexico is so pleased to be able to partner with the great folks at Enterprise Bank in making this one-of-a-kind New Mexico event possible to benefit cancer patients and their families. 

Enterprise Bank and the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico both strive each and every day to serve our communities and to make life just that much better for our neighbors. 

We are extremely grateful for this wonderful partnership.




In our 2023 raffle, one lucky winner will get to choose EITHER one of eight dream-vacation packages OR a cash payment of $10,000Each trip includes a $5,000 cash allowance for airfare, upgraded hotel accommodations, dining, shopping, excursions – whatever will make your trip all the more memorable!

All proceeds support the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico Patient Services Fund. Read more about our 2023 Dream Vacation Raffle Trips . You could be our next winner!




Sponsorship provides many benefits that generate great visibility and well-deserved recognition before, during, and after the event.  Participation in the Honor Wall is also included. Read more about our sponsorships levels and benefits for the 2023 Sweetheart Auction. 

Become a Sponsor

A Sampling of Items Won at LAST YEAR’S 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.