Donor Listing

The New Children’s Museum is grateful to our many donors whose critical support has made The New Children’s Museum an important and valued community resource. Together, we are inspiring creativity and imagination in San Diego’s children.

If you are interested in becoming a donor and providing your support, please contact our Manager of Institutional Giving, Alexandra Kritchevsky, at 619 795 1668 or

Sustainer $25,000+

Albatross Foundation
California Arts Council
California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
City of San Diego
County of San Diego
David C. Copley Foundation
Audrey Geisel/Dr. Seuss Fund*
Lynn Gorguze and Scott Peters*
The Hearst Foundations
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Darlene Shiley
Sheryl and Harvey White
Walter J. & Betty C. Zable Foundation

Champion $10,000+

Tiffany Archer and Gary Koerper
California Humanities
Kurt and Jennifer Eve
Hervey Family Non-Endowment Fund*
Celeste and Ted Hilling
Joan and Irwin Jacobs**
Kiwanis Club of San Diego
Las Patronas
Laurie Mitchell and Brent Woods
Merrilee and Mike Neal
Pamela and Charlie Pendrell
Price Philanthropies Foundation
Rice Family Foundation
Tom and Cami Rosso
Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation
USS Midway Foundation
Mandwell Weiss Charitable Trust

Innovator $5,000+

Elizabeth Allen and Chris Foster
Autism Speaks
Michael and Dee Anne Canepa
Samuel H. and Katherine Weaver French Fund
The Samuel I. & John Henry Fox Foundation
Ingrid Hibben
Mel and Linda Katz
Ken Little
Monique Rodriguez and Greg Richardson
Gretchen and Brent Shaffer
Michael Wilkins and Sheila Duignan

Devotee $2,500+

Robert Anslow and Marina Marrelli
Allison Miller Arcio
Daniel Campion
Denise and Brian Caster
Joe Cohen and Martha Farish II**
Francis Parker School
Edwardo and Taryn Gillison
Marilyn James and Rick Phetteplace
La Jolla Country Day School
Hema and Barry Lall
Chuck and Becky Mason
One San Diego
Allison and Robert Price Family Foundation
The Family of Museum Co-Founder Dorthy M. Shapiro
John and Johanna Toman
Fernanda Whitworth

Rain House $1,000+

Paul Aisen
Barbara Freeman Trust**
Lauren L. Beaudry
Scott and Shawna Biel
Malin and Roberta Burnham
City of Chula Vista Performing and Visual Arts Grant
Community Service Association of SDUSD
Steven T. Coopersmith
Heather and Gordon Forward
Joseph and Tara Hughes
Leonard and Betty Kornreich
Virginia and Marshall Merrifield
Theodore and Anabel Mintz
Eugene and Rebecca Mitchell
National Endowment for the Arts
David Nokes and Marie Fox
Jennifer and Tim O’Connell
Nicole Peck
Caroline Perry and Adam Ith
Karla and Michael Pinckes
Arthur P. & Jeanette Pratt Memorial Fund
Robert Quigley and Kathleen Hallahan
Raul Quinones and Maria McGaffigan
In Memorial of Kairee Rossi Ray-Smith
Daniel and Barbara Spinazzola
Fern M. Steiner
Mattheus and Amber Stephens
Gregg Stravos and Gaby Nava
Bea and Bart Thurber
Karl Walter and Lisa Betyar
Lori and Bill Walton

Enthusiast $500+

Barbara Bloom
Kerry and Kenny Bonilla
Geoffrey and Meghan Elkin
Arthur and Pamela Finkle
Elaine Galinson and Herb Solomon**
Laura Gambucci
Jessica Glasser and James Fulks
Victoria Hamilton and Paul Hobson
Alan and Jamie Hamrick
Chad Hoxie
Leon and Sofia Kassel*
Michael Librizzi
Patricia Llamas Padilla and Ricardo Ramirez
Eric Myrmel
Rising Arts Leaders
Chris and Asako Russo
Marilyn and Douglas Sawyer
Phil and Kristen Senescall
Doug Taylor
Colby Trudeau
Ed and Rachel Walter
Tony and Christina Yahyai

Advocate $250+

Stephen and Barbara Brown
Jacqueline and Timothy Callan
Stacey Castellano
Rebecca and Jason Craig
Anna Diaz-Schultz and Brian Schultz
Jeffrey Dracup and Katie Molloy
Walter and Marianne Egger
Donald Epstein
Caroline and Anthony Farwell
Judy and Bryce Forrester
Michael and Teresa Graige
Vince and Sabrina Johnson
Gina and James Kakos
Stephen Keane
Edythe Kenton
Ann LeBaron and Santiago Garza
Jennifer Luce
Network For Good
Courtney and Jesus Peraza
Todd and Marie Ruth
Shamus Sayed
Randall and Eileen Shannahan
Rachel Shira
Carol Sunofsky
Perry and Rondi Vasquez
Reed and Jennifer Vickerman

Admirer $100+

Erika and Jason Abueg
Malcom and Victoria Airst
Shirinne Alison and Victor Hsu
Suzanne and Christopher Angell
Rosalind and Craig Aron
Alec Babiarz
Ann and Thomas Bache
Lynn Basquez
Mary Batchelder
Larry Baza
Craig and Tracy Blois
Gaetano Bologna
Matthew Bradley
Gregory Bulla
Jing and Chris Burke
Julie and Christian Cabou
Laura and Ben Cavey
Erwin and Emily Cena
Karen and George Clare
Suzanne Cohen and William Kimbrough
Ali and Chris Colbran
Lee Connor
Patti and Coop Cooprider
Mariel and Matt Cornell
Sylvia Cortes-Nguyen and Hung Nguyen
Leslie Cullen
Erin and Douglas Decker
Sandra Decker
Steffanie Dotson-Holcman and Alejandro Holcman
Christopher and Jesabel Durso
Brian Elliott
Paul Extance
Katie and Charlie Ferraro
Derek A. Floyd
Christiane and Greg Frank
Beverly and Joseph Fremont
Ben Garcia and Scott Fabianek
Andrew Goetz
Terry Gonzalez
Jonathan Graff
Josh Gullick and Helin Solomon
Cathy Gustafson
Richard and Kathryn Hale
James Hickle
Steve and Cris Teena Hunt
Alisunn and Robert Jones
Larissa Kerstetter
Roshan Kotha Cordeiro and Philip Cordeiro
Bernadette and Jeremy Kovacevich
David Krimmel
Preston and Lauren Lancaster
Sherri Le and Prashant Vaswani
Ryan and Jaime Ley
Benoit and Fadoua L’Herron
Anais Lopez-Johnson and Ray Johnson
Jocelyn Luciano
Thomas and BJ Mackle
Gail Martin
Oscar Mayer and Alondra Hernandez
Maggie and Jerry McEniry
Wendi and Neil McKenna
Cynthia Michael and Gregory Pascal
Kara and Byron Mignanelli
Alice Mo and Ted Tchang
Shelley and James Moore
Princess Mora
Kelvin and Yessmia Moses
Lisa and Kenneth Mota
Ann Mound
Arne and Deborah Nelson
Zac O’Brien
Veronica Pallasigue
Gregory and Amelia Polheber
Raquel Ramirez
Mary Read
Toni Robin
Mary and Ron Robinson
Carolyn and Kyle Rollin
Carolyn Schutz
Ronald and Marilyn Simon
Victor Siordia
Judith Solecki
Kelly Stackhouse
Faith Stagg
Karl Stedman
John and Diana Stillwagen
King and Kelly Tang
Chandra Teitscheid and Norm Bishop
Jason and Jelyn Teofilo
Michael and Jessica Tweed
Stan and Ana West
Jason Whooper
Raquel Wick
Alyssa Winchell-Sanchez and Andrew Sanchez
Caitlin Wion
Kenneth and Kathleen Witham
Zee Yu and Tony Huang
LeAnna Zevely

Thank you to our Wedding Ring donors!

Amber and Matt Stephens, Diamond
Eileen and Randall Shannahan, Gold
Steve and Cris Teena Hunt, Silver
Unison and Chris Colthurst, Silver
Diana and John Stillwagen
Michaelene and Doug Sullivan

Includes donations June 2017 through September 2018

 *Generously donated through: 


**Generously donated through:

The Rain House Society

The Rain House Society is an esteemed group of donors who support the mission of The New Children’s Museum and passionately advocate for creativity and arts education. Donors in the Rain House Society demonstrate this by providing financial gifts of $1,000 or more in the last twelve months. To join our Rain House Society and to learn about the benefits associated please email

Donor Privacy Policy

The New Children’s Museum has a donor privacy policy and will not share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

Gift Membership Discount

Now is the perfect time to buy a membership! Gift a membership (for you or a friend) and get $10 off with code SUGARPLUM online or at the Welcome Desk.