Upcoming Events

December 4th, 2014. Parent Support Group. Parents of kids with any type of special health or medical need are welcome to join us for an evening of conversation and support. Childcare is provided by ITK volunteers. Center for Expressive Arts at 3838 E. Fort Lowell Road in Tucson, AZ, from 6:15-8:00pm. Whie parents talk, the kids can play!

December 12th, 2014. ITK Holiday Party. Save the date for an ITK holiday party and evening of fun as we celebrate and honor our amazing ITK community! Jeff and Ellyn Gold will host this private event in their home. By invitation only.

December 13th, 2014. Playdate in the Park. Join us at the Children's Museum Tucson as we enjoy our monthly Playdate in the Park with a special twist. ITK will be reciving a check from State Farm Insurance Co. for $77,000! There will be free carnival games and activities outdoors for kids and everyone can enter the museum for only $2 per person. This event will be held from 1:00-3:00pm at the Children's Museum Tucson.

January 25th-March 22nd, 2015. Compassion Based Meditation Training Join us at the Tucson Osteopathic Foundation for our first educational series course. ITK's educational series is designed to create an active and engaged wellness community with ongoing support and resources for every member of the ITK community. This course requires pre-registration. For information please e-mail shana@integrativetouch.org.

February 6th, 2015. Tucson Butterfly Gala. ITK invites you to our 7th annual Tucson event at Skyline Country Club at 6pm. Join us for a night of live music, dancing, a top-flight auction, and the chance to win a diamond necklace! Buy tickets for the Butterfly Gala!

Past Events

November 16th, 2014. Playdate in the Park. Join us as we move our monthly playdate indoors for free play in a gymnastics studio. We will be making Thanksgiving themed crafts and playing on the fun equipment! This event will be held from 1:00-3:00pm at Heart and Soul Gymnastics, 8363 N. Oracle Road.

November 8th, 2014. Chicago Virtual Gala. ITK invites you to our "non-event." Save the tux and stash the heels, avoid the crowds and banquet meals. Enjoy a night at home in support of ITK! Donate to our Virtual Gala!

November 6th, 2014. Parent Support Group. Parents of kids with any type of special health or medical need are welcome to join us for an evening of conversation and support. Childcare is provided by ITK volunteers. Center for Expressive Arts at 3838 E. Fort Lowell Road in Tucson, AZ, from 6:15-8:00pm. Whie parents tak, the kids can play!

October 19th, 2014. Playdate in the Park. Join the festivities as we celebrate Halloween during a fun afternoon at Reid Park Zoo at 3400 E. Zoo Court, Tucson! Activities include miniature pumpkin painting, bag lantern decorating, and lollipop ghosts. Be sure to wear your best halloween costume so you can show it off in our costume runway show! This event will be held from 1:00-3:00pm.

October 2nd, 2014. Parent Support Group. Parents of kids with any type of special health or medical need are welcome to join us for an evening of conversation and support. Childcare is provided by ITK volunteers. Center for Expressive Arts at 3838 E. Fort Lowell Road in Tucson, AZ from 6:15-8:00pm. Kids will be working on fun crafts and activities

September 21st, 2014. Live Butterfly Release. Join us at La Encantada from 2-4pm for live music, crafts and fun activities, and of course, the release of more than 150 live indigenous butterflies!

September 17th, 2014. ITK Open House Party. Pop in to see the new space any time between 4-7pm at 5675 N. Oracle Rd #3201, Tucson. There will be popcorn, games, and prizes!

September 4th, 2014. Parents Night Out. ITK families are welcome to join us for this first ever Parents Night Out from 6-9pm at Hacienda del Sol. Childcare will be provided by our amazing Junior Volunteers, while parents enjoy a relaxing evening in the Grill. Come get support from your ITK community!

July 13-19, 2014. The Annual Healing Retreat. Our 6th Annual Healing Retreat will be held in 2014 at the luxurious Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort in Tucson. Check back for more details soon!

July 11th, 2014. Healing Retreat Volunteer Orientation- Session 2. All volunteers (including junior, general, and healing arts practitioners) are invited to attend one training session from 9:00am-3:00pm at Hacienda del Sol to learn the in's and out's of the retreat, as well as to mix and mingle with fellow ITK volunteers!

June 27th, 2014. Healing Retreat Volunteer Orientation- Session 1. All volunteers (including junior, general, and healing arts practitioners) are invited to attend one training session from 9:00am-3:00pm at Hacienda del Sol to learn the in's and out's of the retreat, as well as to mix and mingle with fellow ITK volunteers!

June 5th, 2014. "The Sonoran Dogs" Concert. Come out to Hacienda del Sol and dance the night away to Arizona bluegrass band The Sonoran Dogs. Starting at 6:30pm, the evening will feature a live performance, dinner, dancing, wine, and great company. Click here for tickets!

June 1st, 2014. Junior Volunteer Ice Cream Social. All junior volunteers for the 2014 Healing Retreat are invited to an ice cream social at Hacienda del Sol (Casa Feliz room) from 2:00pm-3:30pm! Attendees will be given a chance to get to know their fellow volunteers in a sweet and social setting. See you there!

May 24th, 2014. Art Exhibit. Come on down to Ward 6 and celebrate the 20 year retrospective of artist Noe Badillo while enjoying a multitude of unique pieces of art. 15% of the evening's proceeds will be donated back to ITK! Time TBA.

May 18th, 2014. Playdate in the Park. Save the Date for a fun afternoon of play! Join us at TRAK (Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids), from 1-3:00pm. Kids and adults of all ages and abilities can participate in fun crafts and activities!

May 1st, 2014. Parent Support Group Parents of kids with any type of special health or medical need are welcome to join us for an evening of conversation and support. Childcare is provided by ITK volunteers. Center for Expressive Arts at 3838 E. Fort Lowell Road in Tucson, AZ, from 6:30-8:00pm. While the parents talk, kids can play!

April 6th, 2014. Playdate in the Park. Save the Date for a fun afternoon of play! Park Location TBA, from 1-3:00pm. Kids and adults of all ages and abilities can participate in fun crafts and activities!

April 3rd, 2014. Parent Support Group. Parents of kids with any type of special health or medical need are welcome to join us for an evening of conversation and support. Childcare is provided by ITK volunteers. Center for Expressive Arts at 3838 E. Fort Lowell Road in Tucson, AZ, from 6:30-8:00pm. While the parents talk, kids can play!

March 6th, 2014. Reilly's Night. Join us at Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink downtown for a fun evening of good food and good friends. All are welcome to join us in spreading the love for ITK. Reilly will donate a percentage of all the proceeds from this evening to Integrative Touch for Kids! Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink, 101 E. Pennington Street in Tucson, AZ. The fun will last all evening until they stop seating at 10pm!

March 6th, 2014. Parent Support Group. Parents of kids with any type of special health or medical need are welcome to join us for an evening of conversation and support. Childcare is provided by ITK volunteers. Center for Expressive Arts at 3838 E. Fort Lowell Road in Tucson, AZ, from 6:30-8:00pm. While the parents talk, kids can play!

March 9th, 2014. Live Butterfly Release at La Encantada. "Wishes With Wings" Join Integrative Touch for Kids with family and friends for a special Playdate with a live butterfly release - a symbol of our wishes and dreams - let them take flight. All are welcome! There will be music, face painting, crafts, art projects and of course, a live butterfly release with more than 200 butterflies! The fun happens from 2-4pm at La Encantada, in front of Mildred and Dildred.

February 13th, 2014. Parent Support Group. Parents of kids with any type of special health or medical need are welcome to join us for an evening of conversation and support. Childcare is provided by ITK volunteers. Center for Expressive Arts at 3838 E. Fort Lowell Road in Tucson, AZ, from 6:30-8:00pm. While the parents talk, kids can play!

February 9th, 2014. Playdate in the Park. Come join the fun at Brandi Fenton Park,Ramada G, from 1-3:00pm where kids and adults of all ages and abilities can participate in fun Valentines Day themed crafts and activities!

January 24th, 2014. The Butterfly Gala. Our 6th Annual Tucson Benefit for Integrative Touch for Kids beginning at 6:00pm at Skyline Country Club. Join us in honoring Zach Fenton of Fenton Investment Company, The Robert Caylor Family of Caylor Construction Company, and U of A student, Ryan Romo. There will be dinner and dancing with live music, a Top Flight auction including vacation packages, exclusive events, jewelry, restaurant certificates, and more! Elliot Glicksman will be the emcee for the evening. Save the Date!

Click here to Purchase Tickets for the Butterly Gala!

December 13th, 2013. Holiday Party and Volunteer Appreciation Event. Save the date for an ITK holiday party and evening of fun as we celebrate and honor our amazing volunteers and contributors and all of the work they do to help fulfill the mission of ITK! Jeff and Ellyn Gold will host this private event in their home.

November 22, 2013. Art Event at Ward 6. Join us as local artists share their exquisite pieces all in support of a good cause! Opening Night reception with drinks and appetizers on November 22nd, 2013 from 6-9pm. The artwork will remain on display for 2 months, so if you miss the opening be sure to check it out! 10% of the proceeds go to ITK!

November 23, 2013. El Tour de Tucson Held annually the Saturday before Thanksgiving, El Tour is a fun adventure ride attracting over 9,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities from throughout the United States and worldwide, consisting of novice, intermediate, advanced, and professional riders. ITK will be partcipating in this amazing race to help benefit families with children with special medical needs. Don Bourn, of Bourn Partners, will be riding in ITK's 'Race for Chase' to honor a young boy in our program who is currently battling Choroid Plexus cancer. You can support Integrative Touch for Kid's cyclists by donating to our 'Race for Chase' fundraising page!

Click here to Register for El Tour or Donate to ITK's Race for Chase!

November 24, 2013. Playdate in the Park Come join the fun at Udall Park, Ramada #1, from 1-3:00pm where kids and adults of all ages and abilities can participate in live drumming, create festive turkey crafts, and even build their very own gratitude tree!

November 17, 2013. Music for the Soul with Arthur Migliazza. Join us on a unique musical experience at Hacienda del Sol as Arizona Blues Hall of Famer, Arthur Migliazza, takes us on a journey though the keys of his piano. Choose one of two ticket options: Concert only ($25), or an all inclusive package ($60) with dinner, 1 concert ticket and 2 drinks (either beer or wine).

November 15, 2013. Rock the House featuring Arthur Migliazza. ITK presents the dazzling piano stylings of Arthur Migliazza. This intimate evening is hosted by Bill and Jamie Kelley and Rob and Laurie Glaser and will include a private home concert, gourmet dinner from ITKatering, cocktails and wine, meet and greet with the award winning pianist, coffee and dessert.

November 2, 2013. Loop Jean Company The AG & Wolverine Trunk Show. Come out to Loop Jean Company, have a snack and shop with ITK! Take part in a special “First Saturday” trunk show featuring two of the most influential brands in fashion, AG Jeans and Wolverine 1000 Mile boots. 10% of all AG or Wolverine purchases will directly benefit Integrative Touch for Kids and their mission to support families with children with special medical needs. The first 25 purchases of either brand will receive a gift with purchase and all customers will be entered into a raffle to win either a FREE pair of AG jeans or a pair of Wolverine 1000 boots!

October 12th, 2013. Chicago Virtual Gala. ITK invites you to... Save the tux and save some time, Save the dress, avoid the line. Stay at home, kick up your feet, Order in a tasty treat. There'll be no traffic, way less stress (and the babysitter needs a rest). A night at home is time well spent...That's why we'll host a NON-EVENT! (and you're invited). This year there will not be a party. Funds that would have gone to a caterer, florist and band will instead be used to make dreams come true for ITK children and their families. By hosting a "virtual event" we can put every cent we raise toward helping families in need.

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A short video for the Chicago virtual gala that highlights the impact we make on families and the community with the support of our amazing ITK volunteers and donors!

October 27th, 2013. Playdate in the Park. Join the festivities as we celebrate Halloween during a fun afternoon at Reid park! Activities include a live petting zoo, pumpkin decorating, mason jar crafting and pumpkin bowling. Be sure to wear your best halloween costume and compete in the costume contest! Favorite fall goodies and sweet treats will be served as well. This event will be held from 1:00-3:00pm

September 29th, 2013. Live Butterfly Release at La Encantada. "Wishes With Wings" Join Integrative Touch for Kids with family and friends for a playful afternoon and a live butterfly release - a symbol of our wishes and dreams - let them take flight. All are welcome! There will be music, face painting, crafts, art projects and of course, a live butterfly release with more than 200 butterflies! The fun happens from 2-4pm at La Encantada, in front of Mildred and Dildred.

July 21st-27th, 2013. ITK's Healing Retreat Week. Our 5th Annual healing retreat for families with kids with special needs at Hacienda del Sol Resort in Tucson, Arizona. Join us for our week long retreat program. Volunteers fly in from around the country to participate! All are welcome--general volunteers, junior volunteers under the age of 18, nurses, doctors, healing arts practitioners, and of course our beautiful family participants!

Orientations for the Healing Retreat. June 7th, 2013 and June 29th, 2013 from 2-5 pm in the Casa Feliz Room at Hacienda del Sol. July 21st, 2013 from 9am-12pm in the Hacienda Room at Hacienda del Sol. The Orientation is mandatory. If you miss your orientation date, you will not be able to participate in the Retreat. Thank you for your service!

5&5 Art Event at Ward 6. Opening Night held June 6, 2013 from 6-9pm. The artwork will remain on display for 2 months, so if you miss the opening be sure to check it out! 10% of the proceeds go to ITK!

March 30, 2013. Benefit Concert with Jonny Rosch. This intimate concert benefitting ITK will be held at Hacienda del Sol on Saturday evening. Event begins at 7 p.m. with a wine reception with the artists followed by the concert and no-host bar at 8 p.m. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased by calling 520-529-3500. Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort

April 7, 2013. Playdate in the Park. Our next monthly playdate will be held at McCormick Park from 2-4 p.m. Everyone is invited to join! Cick for McCormick Park location

April 13, 2013. Healing Retreat Visioning Circle. Past retreat families and volunteers: ITK will be holding a visioning circle to reflect on past successes, determine what could be revamped, and envision ideas for the 2013 retreat. This event will not be possible without your helpful contributions! Meet us at La Paloma Urgent Care in the Education Center from 2-6 p.m. Click for La Paloma Urgent Care location

Live Butterfly Release at La Encantada. "Wishes With Wings" Join Integrative Touch for Kids with family and friends for a playful afternoon and a live butterfly release - a symbol of our wishes and dreams - let them take flight. All are welcome! There will be music, face painting, crafts, art projects and of course, a live butterfly release! The fun happens from 2-4pm at La Encantada, in front of Mildred and Dildred.

February 16th, 2013. The Butterfly Gala. Our 5th Annual Tucson Benefit for Integrative Touch for Kids beginning at 6:00pm at Skyline Country Club. Join us in honoring our dear friends from Hacienda del Sol Resort, Tom and Susan Firth, Rick Fink and Nanci Beizer and Jeff Timan and Robyn Kessler. Our emcee for the evening is Elliot Glicksman with a special request from Molly Eglin. Dinner and dancing to the music of the Retro Rockets. A Top Flight auction including vacation packages, exclusive events, jewelry, restaurant certificates, and more will be offered! And, of course, there will be our signature Diamond Dive--your chance to win an exquisite diamond necklace from Abbott Taylor Jewelers!

December 15th, 2012, Smile Cards for Kids and Kindness Cards for Parents. Join us as we make smile cards for kids and kindness cards for parents who will be spending the holidays in the hospital. Bring note cards and envelopes if you have them. We will provide markers, construction paper and decorations to create happy faces and positive messages for the children and families to brighten their day! Artists of all ages are welcome. We will meet from 2 to 4pm at the ITK office, 7493 N. Oracle Rd. #213.

December 2nd, 2012, Playdate in the Park. Come out and play with us! We will have pinecones to decorate and lots of old fashioned games for kids (and adults) of all ages! The playdate is at Brandi Fenton Park, Ramada D. Play time is 2 to 4pm. This is part of our ongoing Playdates in the Park series-designed to increase inclusion and fun for everyone!

November 9th, 2012, Smile Cards for Kids. Join us as we make smile cards for kids who will be spending the holidays in the hospital. Bring markers and construction paper and we will create happy faces and positive messages for the children to brighten their day! Artists of all ages are welcome. We will meet from 4 to 6pm at the ITK office, 7493 N. Oracle Rd. #213.

November 3rd, 2012, Cocktails for a Cause. Our 7th Annual Chicago Benefit for Integrative Touch for Kids beginning at 8:00pm at the East Bank Club. Join us for cocktails, appetizers and gourment desserts. A fashion and beauty extravaganza--featuring fine fashions from Shalini Styles and Lori's Shoes, Hair and Makeup by J.stranD Hair and Beauty. Live music and dancing with Robbie Gold. Top flight auction including vacation packages, exclusive events, jewelry, sports memorabilia and more!Tickets are $100 each before October 15th and $125 thereafter. Click the Donate Now button on the left to get your tickets!

October 28th, 2012, Playdate in the Park. Come out and play with us! We will have pumpkins and lots of old fashioned games for kids (and adults) of all ages! Location is Limberlost Family Park in Tucson, between Stone and 1st. Play time is 1 to 4pm. This will kick off our new ITK Playdates in the Park series-designed for fun for everyone!

October 27th, 2012, Trunk or Treat at Tucson International Raceway. Come join the fun at the racetrack. Lots of candy and fun for the kids! Wear your best costume and enter the costume contest. And enjoy all the great racing action! Gates open at 12:30pm. The races start at 1:00pm and Trunk or Treat for the kids is at the end of the race around 5:30pm. Entrance tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for students and military personnel, and kids under 11 years of age are free. Tucson International Raceway

October 13th, 2012, Spread Your Wings Tennis Tournament. Our 1st ever tennis tournament for Integrative Touch for Kids! Join us on Saturday October 13th from 3-5pm at Tucson Country Club for an afternoon of tennis with a well-known local tennis pro. Special raffle prizes will be offered by Massage Envy and Gadabout. The registration fee is $25 and a registration form must be submitted by Wednesday October 10th to participate. Email Carly@caylor.net for more information. Get your registration form here!

July 8th-14th, 2012. ITK Healing Retreat Week.
Make a difference in someones life--be the butterfly effect in action! Join us at Hacienda del Sol in Tucson, Arizona, for our week long retreat program for families with kids with special medical needs. Volunteers fly in from around the country to participate! All are welcome--general volunteers, junior volunteers under the age of 18, nurses, doctors, healing arts practitioners, and of course our beautiful family participants!

March 25th, 2-4pm, Butterfly Release Event.
Join us at La Encantada in Tucson, Arizona, for a playful afternoon and a live butterfly release! A puppet show, live music, face painting, coloring, oragami, and other fun activities for kids will take place in the courtyard in front of Mildred and Dildred.

April 17th, 5-7pm, Community Partnership Event.
Join Integrative Touch for Kids at Hacienda del Sol for wine, cheese and chocolate and learn ways your business can become a Community Partner with Integrative Touch for Kids. This event will give you the opportunity to network with other community business leaders and support ITK's innovative model of health care while simultaneously increasing your visibility in the Tucson community.

Friday, April 27th, 6:30pm, Music for the Soul, at Hacienda del Sol Resort.
Join us for an evening of great food and live music featuring three amazing local bands...Silverthread Trio, Stefan George and Tom Walbank, and Michael P and the Hot Action Healers! $15 cover at the door to benefit Integrative Touch for Kids!

May 10th, 4-7:30pm, Open House.
Come visit us at Integrative Touch for Kids' new office! We will have wine and cookies for you to enjoy while you socialize with ITK friends and see our new home.

May 19th, 8:30am-5pm, Chicago Healing Day.
Our first Healing Day in Chicago will be held at the Mallenkrodt Retreat Center in Wilmette, IL. Families with kids with special needs who would like to apply for this free one day event can contact us using the Contact Us link

February 4th, 2012, 6pm, The Butterfly Gala, Our 4th Annual Tucson Benefit for Integrative Touch for Kids to be held at the Skyline Country Club in Tucson, Arizona.

Tucson Gala 2012

Integrative Touch for Kids' 4th Annual Tucson Benefit Event! Tickets are $125 each. Tables of 8 are $1000. Click the Donate Now button on the left to get your tickets now!

Saturday, November 26th, 2011, 6:30pm, Music for the Soul, at Hacienda del Sol Resort. Join us this Thanksgiving Weekend for a fun filled Music for the Soul event featuring great food and three amazing bands...Loveland, Batucaxe, and Neil Russell and the House of Stone! $15 cover at the door to benefit Integrative Touch for Kids!

October 1st, 2011, The Butterfly Gala. Our 6th Annual Chicago Benefit for Integrative Touch for Kids beginning at 7:00pm at the East Bank Club.

February 5th, 2011, The Butterfly Gala. Our 3rd Annual Tucson Benefit for Integrative Touch for Kids beginning at 6:00pm at the Mini Time Maching Museum of Miniatures.

To purchase tickets ($85 each or $150 per pair), please use the "Buy Now" button below. We also have a 'Take Flight' package for $200, including 2 tickets, 4 drink tickets and two Diamond Dives!

The evening will feature savory sips, bountiful bites, fun festivities, live and silent auctions and a Diamond Dive. See a preview of our auction catalogue here!

October 16th, 2010, Butterfly Gala, Our 5th Annual Chicago Benefit for Integrative Touch for Kids at the East Bank Club in Chicago, Illinois.
To purchase tickets ($150 each or $1250 for a table for 10) click donate and in the purpose field enter October 16th Event.

September 22nd, 2010, The Paramount Cares 5K Benefit Run/Walk in support of Integrative Touch for Kids at the Biltmore Estates Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. Meet at 6:00am in the lobby. Run starts at 6:30am. Go for a beautiful 3 mile stretch through the Biltmore Estates. Prizes provided to the winners! Suggested donation is $15 to support kids with special needs and their families.

June 26th, 2010 Live Butterfly Release at the Rex Ranch! Join us for a live butterfly release at the Rex Ranch at noon on June 26th. We'll be joined by the children and families who are participating in our upcoming healing retreat that runs June 20th-26th. The live butterfly release will be part of our closing ceremony for the children and famiies on the last day of their retreat.

To participate, sponosor a live butterfly for the children by donating $10 below and enter 'butterfly release' in the donation field. Sponsors are invited to join us for the special ceremony and live butterfly release.

April 22nd, 2010, Butterfly Gala at the Stillwell House in Tucson, Arizona. The Butterfly Gala will begin at 6:00pm with an array of savory bites to be followed by a dessert extravaganza! There will be a live auction, live music, information about our innovative program and a live butterfly release! Join us for an evening of sweet decadence and delight.

To purchase tickets ($85 each or a pair for $150) click the 'donate' button and in the purpose field enter 'Butterfly Gala.'

October 18, 2009, 4th Annual Benefit for Integrative Touch for Kids at the Standard Club in Chicago.
To purchase tickets ($95 each) click donate and in the purpose field enter October 18th Event. For more information download the invitation (PDF 700 kb).

July 19th-25th, 2009, 1st Healing Retreat for Kids and Families in Tucson, Arizona.
Our first healing retreat for kids with special needs and their families will be held at the extraordinary White Stallion Ranch in Marana. White Stallion is a 3000 acre guest ranch at the foot of the ruggedly beautiful Tucson Mountains, adjacent to Saguaro National Park. For more information on White Stallion.

April 4th, 2009, 1st Annual Spring Benefit and Butterflying Event in Tucson, Arizona at 11:30am.
Help us take flight! Join us for a beautiful luncheon at the Tucson Country Club as we celebrate the launch of our first healing retreat for Kids with special needs and their families. In honor of this memorable day we'll be releasing butterflies together. To purchase tickets ($45 each) click donate below and in the purpose field enter April 4th Event. For more information download the invitation (PDF 3.3 mg).

February 11th, 2009, Community Information Event for the Healing Retreat Center at Embassy Suites Hotel, 3110 E. Skyline Drive (Campbell and Skyline) Tucson, Arizona, 5:30-7pm.
Come learn more about the healing retreat center at this free community event and discover how you can become involved. For more information download the invitation (PDF 3.3 mg). Please RSVP at our contact us form.

January 30th, 2009, Gathering of Healing Arts Practitioners for the Center
Come one, come all healing arts practitioners! Join us for a meeting of those talented and skilled members of the healing arts community who would like to be involved in the first pilot program. Please RSVP at our contact us form.

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