Tag: tucson fundraiser

Tucson Fundraiser: Amazing Amanda at Pastiche

A long time employee (Amazing Amanda) at Pastiche Modern Eatery restaurant here in Tucson needs support from the greater Tucson community. Her husband (Patrick) and main household income earner suddenly came down with a brain disease that left him incapacitated and the outlook is bleak for recovery. She had to stop working to take care […]

Tucson: RA Sushi to Host 9th Annual Nicky’s Week May 26-June 1

RA Sushi to Host 9th Annual Nicky’s Week May 26-June 1 Proceeds from select menu items to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® Tucson, Ariz. (May 8, 2013) – Arizona-based RA Sushi Bar Restaurant will host its ninth annual “Nicky’s Week” fundraiser Sunday, May 26, through Saturday, June 1, for kids battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. The hospital […]

Tucson Food Fun: Cinco de Pie-O, Pie Party 2013

While there are more than enough Cinco de Mayo events around town, here’s the one and only Cinco de Pie-O. Pie Party time — it only happens once a year and the grassroots event brings people together to build community, raise money for a charity, and eat pie… lots of pie. Here are the delicious […]

Tucson Fundraiser: Dine out for Safety – April 10

Once a year Tucsonans are asked to eat out and make a difference and the cause is — Dine Out for Safety. When you eat out participating locally-owned restaurants, a portion up to 20% of your check is donated back to support Arizona’s Children Association and Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA). Both organizations […]

Tucson Fundraiser: Dessert Auction Extraordinaire

I had never seen anything like this before or since. Imagine a blueberry pie being auctioned off for $1,000…yes, all in the name of helping the horses. All in the name of Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary. This Saturday – March 30 – C’mon down to The Very Special Horse Event hosted by Equine Voices. […]

Tucson: Angel Charity Presents Prêt à Portea

from the press release – Tucson fundraiser Tucson, Ariz—Angel Charity has an exciting new twist this year on its annual fashion show.  Event Chair Cameron Parker has created a fashionable fête featuring a sophisticated afternoon tea. Professionally-produced by Paula Taylor, the ALL kids runway show will feature the latest in children’s designer fashions from around […]

A Taste of Chocolate – Fundraising Success

A Taste of Chocolate – Rotary Fundraising Event Today along with some other Tucson food writers – Edie Jarolim, Rita Connelly, and Mary Paganelli as well as KOLD-TV reporter Mark Stine, I was honored to be chosen as a “celebrity” judge at the Rincon Rotary event – A Taste of Chocolate – at the Doubletree […]

Tucson Summer Culinary Fundraiser: Primavera Cooks 2011

Tucson Originals’ restaurants summer fundraiser Starting this week, Primavera Cooks kick starts its summer long culinary fundraising for the Primavera Foundation. The Foundation helps Tucsonans who live below the poverty level as well as the homeless with housing, skills, and their basic needs. Most of all it gives them confidence and dignity which is hard […]

Tucson restaurant victims fundraiser – Feb 7 and 8 at Tavolino

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Tavolino: Tucson restaurant gives back to recent shooting victims from the press release Tavolino has just announced that they will host two fundraising events in support of the victims of the recent Tucson shootings. On Feb 7 and 8, all happy hour proceeds will be donated to victim funds. […]