At our THIRD Annual Raise the BARR Perfect Pairing
Wine Tasting Fundraiser
Proceeds will benefit Raise the Barr’s initiatives to assist single parent undergraduate students and their families. Raise the Barr provides tuition scholarships, childcare scholarships, emergency grants, and other resources to help single parent students complete their post-secondary education. Learn more about our impact.
Tempt your palate with wines perfectly paired with delectable small bites.
General Admission starts at 7:30 pm. Invitation-only VIP Reception for sponsors is from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.
Parking is located in Dewey Lot on Dewey Street off of Pico Avenue. Lot C on this map: https://www.loyolahs.edu/athletics/home-games/
AMAZING Silent Auction ITEMS!
We hope you'll bid high on our silent auction items to support the LA Emergency Grant Fund! Visit our auction page for full descriptions of what is available OR if you are unable to attend but would like to bid.
We deeply appreciate all our sponsors who are helping us break the cycle of poverty for single parent families through their support!
John and Jean Barr
David A. Fenton, CEO and partner at Fenton & Ross, An Accountancy Corporation
Randy and Madison Kaplan
Taylor Williams, Arroyo Insurance Services
This year Raise the Barr is featuring these Black and women owned wineries who have generously donated their wines for this event!
About Our Featured Wineries
Our motto is "wine is complicated, we make tasting simple". We are wine educators, wine event planners and a super fun fabulous wine tour company. Learn more.
Charles Wine Company is family-owned and managed with a portfolio of premium wines representing the rich diversity of the Western States. Learn more.
The creation of P. Harrell Wines has emerged from my long standing passion and appreciation for wine, from the smell of freshly picked grapes after a successful harvest to sampling wines in barrel, and ultimately indulging in the enchanting wine culture with others. Learn more.
Chef Rhonda Russell is an Executive Chef of Wine Arts and Winemaker, owner of Taste Collection Cellars. She works tirelessly to not only teach and educate and demystify food and wine lovers on unique flavor pairings and combinations she is also passionate on educating children on the love of good food. Learn more.
We hope you have a wonderful time!
Refunds: While NO REFUNDS are allowed once you purchase your tickets, we will allow name changes.
For Your Taxes: According to IRS regulations, anything greater than the fair market value of the ticket price is considered a contribution and is eligible for a charitable tax deduction. The estimated fair market value of each ticket is $70. Therefore, any amount above $70 of you purchase price is eligible for a charitable tax deduction. Please consult your tax advisor for more information.