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Tonya Torosian, Jolene Perry, Papa Doug Manchester, Geniya Manchester and Deborah Marengo (Photo courtesy: Promises2Kids)

Promises2Kids’ 11th Annual ‘Dream On’ Concert Gala Raised more than $1.25 Million for Foster Youth

San Diego CA— Promises2Kids, one of San Diego’s foremost nonprofits with a focus on foster care, raised more than $1.25 million for foster youth in San Diego at the 11th annual Dream On Concert Gala presented by Kevin and Raegan Prior, on June 3, 2019. The annual event took place under the stars at the Foxhill Estate of Papa Doug and Geniya Manchester in La Jolla. The event was attended by more than 450 philanthropists, community, and business leaders dedicated to creating a brighter future for foster children.

Major sponsors included Southwest Airlines – Promises2Kids’ Official Airline, Madeleine Pickens, Swagg Seats, Manchester Financial Group, Jolene Perry, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP and VIP Media Partner Ranch & Coast Magazine.

The Dream On Concert Gala, co-chaired by Deborah Marengo, Jolene Perry and Joan Waitt, included a reception, dinner, live auction and a private concert by Don Felder, formerly of The Eagles. Executive Chef Jeffrey Strauss and Pamplemousse Grille prepared a special menu for the evening.

The sold-out event raised critical funds benefiting San Diego foster youth of all ages. From the moment they come into foster care and through to adulthood, Promises2Kids provides the hope, support, and opportunities these special individuals need to change their lives for the better.