Event Details


NOVEMBER 11, 2017

Jenny Craig Pavilion, University of San Diego

  5 p.m.

Exclusive VIP Lounge

with USD President Dr. James T. Harris III


 5:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction


7:00 p.m.

Live Auction and Dinner


 9:30 p.m.

Fund-A-Torero Veteran

The Fund-A-Torero Veteran paddle-raise provides direct philanthropic support and donations are 100 percent tax-deductible.


10:30 p.m.

After Party



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Dorothy Lucey is a journalist and a philanthropist, and has hosted several syndicated talk and reality shows. For 18 years, she served as host of Good Day LA. Dorothy is a founding member of The Good News Foundation and also serves on the board of Mending Kids. She is married to CBS 2 investigative reporter David Goldstein. They are proud USD parents of Nash, Class of 2019.


Culinary Experience

USD Catering has planned and prepared this exquisite dining experience. Led by AVP of Auxiliary Services André Mallié, USD Catering is a nationally recognized, award-winning program with classically-trained culinary professionals.



Ben Farrell, co-founder of Custom Benefit Auctions — a company designed exclusively for benefit auctions, will serve as the evening's auctioneer.



Wayne Foster Entertainment will be providing personalized entertainment with an emphasis on variety, excitement, elegance and fun!