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Swarovski Crystal Worlds

All that Glitters in Austria

You and a guest will fly round trip in business class to Europe for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens, Austria. This magical and enchanted place was opened in 1995 to mark the company’s centennial anniversary and was just reimagined and reopened in May 2015. This beloved attraction has brought moments of wonder to visitors from all over the world. This is your opportunity to experience “the Giant” with its unique Chambers of Wonder, expansive gardens and more in VIP fashion!

Folded Hills Ranch

Escape to Folded Hills Ranch

Experience an ultra-private retreat and weekend escape at Folded Hills Ranch in Santa Ynez, CA. The seven-bedroom property sleeps 15 comfortably. You and your guests will enjoy the many activities this incredible property has to offer including a pristine 2.5 acre lake, complete with dock for lunching and fishing, a sparkling pool, expansive 16-acre sports field and more! This package also includes a gourmet farm-to-table dinner prepared at the ranch by your very own personal chef that will cater to you and your guests.

Super Bowl 50 San Francisco

Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 is set to take place at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, home of the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, February 7th, 2016 and promises to be a landmark occasion! Score a touchdown with two tickets to the Taste of the NFL event in San Francisco, two-nights of accommodations and two Super Bowl tickets to the big game. This exclusive and all-inclusive package is one you won’t want to miss!

Tuscany villa

Under the Tuscan Sun

Ciao, Bella! Enjoy the use of a guest home in Tuscany for one week! Amidst a beautiful property, the house is positioned on a hill above the Tuscan Coast with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. The property is situated one hour from Florence, a half hour from Pisa, and a half hour from Lucca. The property sleeps four comfortably. The mention of Tuscany, Italy, conjures up sunflowers, olives and lots of Italian wine. All you have to say is andiamo — let's go!




Silent Auction

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Preview silent auction items that will be available at the 2015 USD Founders' Gala.


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Please consider donating an item towards the silent and live auctions! All net proceeds benefit USD Student Scholars.