Be There for Bag It

Sunday, November 7, 2021
8 AM (MST)
Tucson Botanical Gardens

Start your morning with a guided meditative stretch session* in the gardens (or explore on your own). Enjoy breakfast in a lush, desert oasis while hearing updates on Bag It’s accomplishments over the past year. Help us celebrate our donors, partners and volunteers. Learn how Bag It has made a difference to others.

*Stretch sessions will be offered at 7:15 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. (MST) Space will be limited so register early and make sure to select your preferred session time.

After the program, all attendees are welcome to walk among mature trees and expertly cultivated foliage, while you explore specialty gardens such as the Cactus & Succulent Garden, Barrio Garden and Herb Garden to your heart’s content. Stroll through the Butterfly and Orchid Pavilion, tour the Tapestries from Egypt in the Legacy Gallery, visit the art exhibits: Botanical Images: Abstract, Pop, and Surreal, and  Fierce and Fragile: Intricate Nature Drawings and True Stories by Beth Surdut. The day is yours to enjoy however  you would like. 


Individual boxed breakfast will be served starting at 8:30 a.m. (MST)

Program will begin at 8:45 a.m. (MST)

If you cannot “Be There” in person, join us virtually for the program. It will stream live on Facebook at 8:45 a.m. (MST). If you would like to donate in honor of a survivor in your life, one of the honorees. or in support of anyone impacted by cancer, please use this form.

Your donations will be matched up to $5,000 thanks to the Zuckerman Community Empowerment Fund.

When you register make sure to pick up your raffle tickets. We have some amazing prizes available this year! 

You do not have to be present to win, so even if you can’t “Be There” in person, you can purchase raffle tickets. 

Purchase Raffle tickets
1 for $15 or 5 for $50

You could win…

  • 2 night stay at Miraval Arizona
  • $500 Amazon Gift card
  • 1 night at Wyndham Westward Look Resort
  • Wine Tasting for 6 at George’s Wine Shop 
  • Train ride for 2 on the Verde Canyon Railroad
Thank you so much to our sponsors:

Arvizu Family

AZ Litho

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Commerce Bank of Arizona

Crest Insurance

Glaz-Tech Industries, Inc.



Radiology Ltd

Roche Tissue Diagnostics

Rusing, Lopez & Lizardi

Tucson Glass & Mirror

Xcel Delivery

Zuckerman Community Empowerment Fund

Thank you to all those who participated in our spring fundraiser.  We appreciate your help in ensuring that anyone with a financial hardship and a cancer diagnosis can receive a Bag It bag to guide them through cancer.

Get Moving for Bag It 2020 Recap

114 Get Moving Participant (25 outside of Tucson)

15 Different Programs

356 Total Views

$2,500 Matching Grant Reached

$18,900 raised to help provide Bag It bags for those impacted by cancer.