Desert Botanical Garden Raises Funds For Spaces Of Opportunity

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Posted By on June 13, 2019

The Event: Fund the Farm

The Cause: Desert Botanical Garden

Program Funded: Spaces of Opportunity is an incubator farm, community garden and farmer’s market that is transforming a food desert to a food oasis.

General Sponsors: BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona, HBI USA, Northern Trust, Schneider Electric and Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation.

Date Held: May 16, 2019

Venue: Desert Botanical Garden

Entertainment: Vox Urbana

Dollars Raised: $50,000

Notable Moment: The evening was filled with field fresh hors d’oeuvres, latin music, and people coming together for an amazing cause.

Photo Credit: Asea Tremp Photography

  • Sprouts representative, Lyndsey Waugh and guest enjoying the event
  • Guests enjoying the evening festivities
  • Sara Schaefer, Rea Mayer, and Kate Honecker of the Garden’s Monarch Council
  • The Fund the Farm Volunteer Committee: L to R: Nicolas de la Fuente, Daniel Perez, Ken Schutz, Barbara Hoffnagle, Kate Baker, Lori Higuera, Jeff Hebets, Kathy Munson, Robert Reder
  • Vox Urbana drummer entertaining the crowd
  • The evening entertainment, Tucson based band, Vox Urbana
Jill Rivera

About Jill Rivera

Jill Rivera is a contributing writer for Frontdoors Media.