The Cancer Foundation for New Mexico Presents the 19th Annual Sweetheart Auction: A Great Party for a Great Cause


 The Cancer Foundation for New Mexico Presents the 19th Annual Sweetheart Auction: A Great Party for a Great Cause

Vince Baca, Executive Director of the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico (CFFNM), extends a heartfelt thank you to the community for their continued support as the organization prepares for the 19th Annual Sweetheart Auction. This much-anticipated event, known as a great party for a great cause, will take place on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at 5:00 pm at the Santa Fe Convention Center.

This magical evening will feature:

  • Small Plate and Dessert Buffets by Adobo Catering: Indulge in a culinary experience with delectable offerings from Adobo Catering, promising a delightful blend of flavors.
  • Complimentary Open Bar & Music: Enjoy the evening’s festivities with a complimentary open bar and music, setting the perfect ambiance for a night of celebration.
  • Amazing Silent Auction: Bid on an array of captivating items and experiences in our Amazing Silent Auction, offering something for everyone.
  • Sweetheart of a Live Auction with Paul Margetson, Auctioneer: Engage in the excitement of a Sweetheart of live auction with the charismatic Paul Margetson.
  • Patient Services Paddle Raise: Contribute to our Patient Services Paddle Raiser, a special opportunity to make a direct impact on the lives of cancer patients and their families.
  • Dream Vacation Raffle: Seize the chance to win your dream vacation in our Dream Vacation Raffle, adding an element of excitement to the evening.
  • Healing with Heart Special Initiative: Be part of our Healing with Heart Special Initiative, a commitment to providing vital support services to cancer patients in their journey towards healing.

In 2024, the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico proudly celebrates its 21st year of service to cancer patients in northern New Mexico. The foundation plays a crucial role in providing essential support services such as food assistance, mileage reimbursement, overnight lodging, emergency funding, a growing network of support groups, and a dedicated team of trained volunteers to assist patients and their loved ones throughout the treatment process.

The Sweetheart Auction stands as the cornerstone of the foundation’s annual fundraising efforts. This enchanting evening of giving and fun serves as the primary source of funding, contributing over half of CFFNM’s annual budget. The generosity of the northern New Mexico community shines through during this event, allowing the foundation to fulfill its mission of saving lives by ensuring cancer patients have access to the treatment they need.

“Gratitude abounds for the continuous generosity of our community. No patient who qualifies for our assistance has ever been turned away, a testament to the unwavering support we receive. The Sweetheart Auction symbolizes our collective commitment to impact the lives of those affected by cancer positively.” – Executive Director Vince Baca

The Cancer Foundation for New Mexico invites the community to join in this magical evening of philanthropy and celebration. By attending or contributing to the Sweetheart Auction, individuals can play a vital role in supporting the foundation’s mission and helping cancer patients in their journey toward healing.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit Sweetheart Auction Event Website or contact us at (505) 955-7931.