September 22, 2021


Let’s pull together and raise $100k for education, community, and emergency relief resources! Make a gift online, by mail, or in person on 9/22/2021. Celebrate giving with Sunnyside Gives Day!

Join us at Rollie’s Mexican Patio anytime between 11 AM- 7 PM on 9/22/21 to make a gift in person- or come hang out!


Student performances start at 4 pm in Rollie’s Parking lot


Last year, Niko Garms and Daniel Valenzuela ran 50+ miles,  from Nogales, AZ border to San Xavier Mission  raising awareness and money for Sunnyside Gives Day.

This year they’ve organized  “Gives Day 5k” a FREE community run/walk from 8 am -12 noon at Mission Manor Park on (9/19/2021).  

Swag bags, food trucks, local vendors on site.

Register  here

Vendor interest form here

Volunteer to help (must click volunteer button) here

Starting 7 am and ending at 7 pm- join in the giving and make an online gift to Sunnyside Foundation.

Thanks to help from our Presenting Sponsor, United Healthcare Community Plan we will give away food boxes, hygiene bags, and other items to 100 households, the morning of Gives Day.

To volunteer sign up here (form coming soon).

Location: SUSD Opportunity Center 2054 E Ginter, Rd.

Time: 10 am

Sunnyside Foundation will be at Rollie’s Mexican Patio from 11 am –  7 pm on 9/22/2021.

Student performances and vendor exhibitions begin at 4 pm. Food and music all day long!

Check back for performance line up!



Sunnyside Gives Day is a dedicated day of collective fundraising to support SUSD students, teachers, families, and the broader southside community! 
It is always on September 22nd and has in-person and virtual elements! This year our Gives Day is being held at Rollies Mexican Patio. 

Yes! You can mail in a check to:  2238 East Ginter Road Tucson, AZ 85706 Att: Sunnyside Foundation. 

Write ‘Gives Day’ in the memo, and we will add your gift to our collective goal.

It is both!

We have an online giving portal and  we will be collecting in-person gifts at Rollies Mexican Patio  (4573 S 12th Ave, Tucson AZ 85713).

 100% of the funds raised go back to Sunnyside Foundation programs!! Your gifts are divided between our Digital Equity Fund, Emergency Relief Fund, Excellence in Education Fund, and Immigrant Relief Fund! 
Learn more about our district here and our work here (link to impact page on website or impact page of gives day)
We receive gifts from $1- $1,000 on Gives Day and every penny of it, helps us reach our goal! It takes all of us pulling together to make Sunnyside Gives Day a success!
Please email to coordinate your gift.
We love to showcase our business partners on social media, website, and create a giving time on 9/22/2021 for you to go live with us while you make your gift!
There are MANY ways to give back to your community and we can use your help!
1. Donate your time! Sign up for our volunteer portal to stay up to date on projects that need volunteers (food drives, clean-ups, community outreach).
2. Donate your social media! Gives Day is made possible by our community spreading the word! Share our posts, go live with us at Rollie’s on your account, create your own post to help us promote Gives Day!
3. Donate your skillset! We are always looking for help with communications/marketing, social media, website, administrative support, grant writing, and other office needs- there are many ways give back with a skill set you already have! 
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