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
City of San Diego
County of San Diego
*Lynn Gorguze and Scott Peters
Celeste and Ted Hilling
Rice Family Foundation
The Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation
The Parker Foundation
Sheryl and Harvey White

Champion $10,000 +

Tiffany Archer and Gary Koerper
California Humanities
David C. Copley Foundation
Dr. Seuss Foundation
Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation
Kurt and Jennifer Eve
*Hervey Family Fund
Issa Family Foundation
Las Patronas
Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust
Laurie Mitchell and Brent Woods
National Endowment for the Arts
Pamela and Charlie Pendrell
Price Philanthropies Foundation
*Reuben H. Fleet Foundation
Lou and Penny Rosso
Tom and Cami Rosso
San Diego Kiwanis Club Foundation
Gretchen and Brent Shaffer
Walter J. & Betty C. Zable Foundation
Michael Wilkins and Sheila Duignan

Innovator $5,000 +

Elizabeth Allen and Chris Foster
Paul and Amanda Bauer
Robin and Gordon Carrier
Irwin and Joan Jacobs
Mel and Linda Katz
Michael Librizzi
Ken Little
Monique Rodriguez and Greg Richardson
The Rea Charitable Trust
The San Diego Foundation

Devotee $2,500 +

Robert Anslow and Marina Marrelli
Daniel Campion
Michael and Dee Anne Canepa
Valerie and Harry Cooper
Cushman Foundation
Esther J. Burnham Trust
Edwardo and Taryn Gillison
Marilyn James and Rich Phetteplace
Hema and Barry Lall
Pratt Memorial Fund
Robert and Allison Price
Raul Quinones and Maria McGaffigan
Douglas and Marilyn Sawyer
Phil and Kirstin Senescall
Sidney Stern Memorial Trust
The Michael and Karen Stone Family Foundation
The Samuel I. & John Henry Fox Foundation
Karl Walter and Lisa Betyar

Rainhouse $1,000 +

Kelly and Ross Afsahi
Barbara Freeman Trust of the Jewish Community Foundation
Lauren L. Beaudry
Katherine and Thomas Cassidy
Community Service Association of SDUSD
Steven T. Coopersmith
Irene and Schuyler Coppedge
Karla and Michael Davidson
Taryn and Edwardo Gillison
Chad Hoxie
Joseph and Tara Hughes
Brian and Susan Matthews
Daniel and Mary McSweeney
Marshall and Virginia Merrifield
Virginia and Marshall Merrifield
Jennifer and Tim O’Connell
Nicole Peck
Caroline Perry and Adam Ith
Karla and Michael Pinckes
Robert Quigley and Kathleen Hallahan
Chris and Asako Russo
San Diego Museum Council
Daniel and Barbara Spinazzola
Fern M. Steiner
Gregg Stravos and Gaby Nava
Bea and Barton Thurber
Reed and Jennifer Vickerman
Robert D. Wallace
Ed and Rachel Walter

Enthusiast $500+

John Alexander and John Lipsey
Scott Archer and Teresa Kuruc
Arthur & Barbara Bloom Foundation
Heather and Brian Ault
Kerry and Kenny Bonilla
Anne and Ned Chambers
Judy and Peter Corrente
Kelly and Andy DeMeyer
Anna Diaz
Heather and Gordon Forward
Elaine Galinson and Herb Solomon
Jessica Glasser and James Fulks
Keely and Tom Halsey
Matt and Kate Johnson
Ilene and Mike Lamb
Haly and Bryan Lewis
Cathi and Larry Marinello
Dan Martin
Alice Mo and Ted Tchang
Eric Myrmel
Amy Pabarcus
Todd and Marie Ruth
Marilyn and Douglas Sawyer
*Robert and Sheryl Scarano
Doug Taylor
Perry and Rondi Vasquez
Felicia Vieira

Advocate $250+

Stacey Castellano
Kristopher and Christine Dickinson
Jeffrey Dracup and Katie Molloy
Donald Epstein
Caroline and Anthony Farwell
Michael and Teresa Graige
Victoria Hamilton and Paul Hobson
Vince and Sabrina Johnson
Stephen Keane
William and Edythe Kenton
Lesli and Osman Kibar
Diana Kupiec
Patricia Llamas and Ricardo Ramirez
Peter MacCracken
Audrey Riley
Brooke Russell
Shamus Sayed
Monica Stone
Carol Sunofsky
Humberto Toscano
Colleen and Joe Warren

Supporter $100+

Lynn Basquez
Mary Batchelder
Phil Beaumont and Yuko Sugiyama
Chad and April Bernhardt
Gaetano Bologna
Russell and Kathleen Christiansen
Karen and George Clare
Suzanne Cohen and William Kimbrough
Scott and Amanda Crider
Erin and Douglas Decker
Sandra Decker
Walter and Marianne Egger
Paul Extance
Christiane and Greg Frank
Tom and Ann Garcia
Andrew Goetz
Dawn and Randy Grossman
Cathy Gustafson
James Hickle
Richard Horner
James and Gina Kakos
Benoit and Fadoua L’Herron
Jennifer Luce
Linda Lungren
Lidia Martinez and Ted Martinez, Jr
Jill McCullough
Maggie and Jerry McEniry
Lisa and Kenneth Mota
Arne and Deborah Nelson
Zac O’Brien
Dave and Liz Ogilvy
Veronica Pallasigue
Gregory and Amelia Polheber
Mary and Ron Robinson
Carolyn and Kyle Rollin
Chris and Stacie Sheppard
Karl Stedman
Michael and Pamela Swartout
Carol Wells
Jason Whooper
Robert and Christie Wright

Includes donations made between September 1, 2016 thru November 30, 2017.

 *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

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