Events


United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona has several annual events, conferences, fundraising and awareness-building events throughout the year.  Take a look below to see what is coming up!

Upcoming events:


Systems Thinking Institute

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 05:00 PM

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Details: Better Together: Think Big. Think Bold. Think Systems!Systems Thinking Institute September 27-29, 2017Tucson, ArizonaHilton El Conquistador Resort www.WatersFoundation.org/systems-thinking-institute/ Come together with like-minded individuals and organizations working to improve their own success and thatof their students, classroom, school, district, business and community through the habits and tools ofsystems thinking! INSTITUTE ITINERARY • Systems Leaders Spotlight Kick-off Event, Sept. 27, 5-7 p.m. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from some of our nation’s most respected and experienced systemsleaders. In this panel discussion, each leader will speak candidly about challenges in their work, their vision forsuccess related to systems thinking and the progress made thus far. • Option 1: Two-Day Onsite Workshops, Sept. 28-29 There is something for everyone! Options include: Introduction to Systems Thinking; Systems Thinking forBusiness and Community Organizations; Leadership Matters- The Habits of a Systems Thinking Leader; Energyfor Everyone, Systems Thinking in Early Childhood: Play, Practice and Policy; and Science, Systems andBaseball. • Option 2: Classroom Focused Workshop with Field Trip, Sept. 28-29 Learn how a specific classroom/school/district is implementing systems thinking in unique and innovative wayson Sept. 28. Then, on Sept. 29, take a field trip to the school to see systems thinking at work with studentsfirsthand. Field trip sites include: Borton, City High School, Catalina Foothills School District. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Educators (PreK-12, College and University), District and School Administrators, Business Leaders, GovernmentLeaders, Community Members, Youth Program Leaders/Facilitators.


Days of Caring

When: Friday, October 20, 2017 at 08:00 AM

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Details: Days of Caring 2017 October 20 & 21 United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona's Annual Days of Caring is our community's single largest volunteer event.  Every year, thousands of people from area businesses, schools and community groups lend their time, talents, and energy to volunteer for projects that make a difference in our community. We invite you to be part of the change.    Learn More!