2021 Dream On Concert Gala

Dream On Concert Gala

Presented by Kevin & Raegan Prior

Monday, September 18, 2023

Join Promises2Kids for an exclusive evening of dinner and music to benefit foster youth hosted at the La Jolla estate home of Joan Waitt.

For information on sponsorship opportunities, email Events@Promises2Kids.org

Our annual Dream On Concert Gala is attended by over 500 philanthropists, community, and business leaders dedicated to creating a brighter future for foster children ®.

Join us for this extraordinary event featuring a sunset cocktail reception, and elegant dinner. The private concert will follow immediately. Each year is a sell out and raises critical funds benefiting San Diego County foster youth of all ages.


Daughtry, a visible and consistent Rock & Roll torchbearer of the 21st Century, has sold over 9 million albums and 16 million singles worldwide, and has sold out concerts across the globe. Their debut album, Daughtry, was the top-selling album of 2007, and subsequent albums from 2009-2018 were all certified Gold. Their newest single, World On Fire, marked their return to their rock roots and the top of the Rock Charts.


Lynne Doyle

Deborah Marengo

Merrilee Neal

Jolene Perry

Joan Waitt

Honorary Chairs

Jack McGrory

Lee & Stuart Posnock

Anna Marie Sorriso

Host Committee

L. Renée Comeau & Terry Gulden

Presenting Sponsor

Kevin and Raegan Prior

Hosted By

Joan Waitt

Video Message Sponsor


Reception Sponsor

Southwest Airlines

Tequila Lounge Sponsor

Orli La Jolla

Exclusive Sponsor Party Host

Jolene Perry

Bar Sponsor

Volunteer Team Sponsor

Edward Miller

Gift Sponsor

Wine Sponsor

The Strauss Family

Charging Station Host

Dessert Host

Bank of Southern California Logo

Evening Snack Host

CalPrivate Bank Logo

Floral Host

City National Bank

Valet Host

Photo Booth Host

Program Print Host

Yuriko & Philip Anton

Institution of Higher Education Champions 

San Diego Community COllege District

Premier Media Partner

Ranch & Coast

Other Support Provided By

Dream Maker Table Sponsors 

Carmel Mountain Preschool
Lynne and Steve Doyle
Philly and Ron Montbleau & Irina and Michael Fenison
Laurie Freeman and Kevin Clark
The Feuerstein Family
Independent Financial Group
Brian and Rita Kaspar
Merrilee and Mike Neal

Orli La Jolla
Valerie and Brian Robbins
Southwest Airlines
TGR Management Consulting
Gatto, Pope & Walwick
Mark and Heather Wills
Paul and Michele Zamora
Dr. Emad and May Zawaideh