Donor Listing

The New Children’s Museum is very grateful to its many donors including those noted below from 2022. Their support helps The New Children’s Museum grow as an important and valued resource to its creative collaborators in the community. Together, we are inspiring curiosity and imagination in San Diego’s children, enabling them to think, play and create with art.

The New Children’s Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and relies on tax-deductible contributions to fund its many programs. If you are interested in becoming a donor and providing your support, please contact philanthropy@thinkplaycreate.org.

$50,000+

Albatross Foundation
City of San Diego
Dr. Seuss Foundation
The G.A. Foster Legacy Foundation
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Merrilee and Mike Neal
Maryann and Irwin Pfister
U.S. Bank

$25,000+

California Arts Council
City of San Diego Small Business and Nonprofit Relief Fund
The Conrad Prebys Foundation
Epstein Family Foundation
Lynn Gorguze and Hon. Scott Peters
Wendi and Neal McKenna
MDM Foundation

$15,000+

Cox Communications
Kurt and Jennifer Eve
National Endowment for the Arts
Las Patronas
Elizabeth Phelps
The Rice Family Foundation
San Diego Gas & Electric

$10,000+

Lee DeShong
Samuel H. French and Katherine Weaver French Fund
Hervey Family Fund at San Diego Foundation*
Highland Partners Fund
Joan and Irwin Jacobs**
Robert Marasco and Joanna Adamczak
ResMed Foundation
The Rosso Family Foundation
Sheryl and Harvey White
Ellen G. and Edward G. Wong Family Foundation

$5,000+

Claudia and Jose Amezcua
Blanchard, Krasner & French
Nancy and Matt Browar
Brutten Family Foundation
Dee Ann and Michael Canepa
David C. Copley Foundation
Robert Blanchard and Lynda Forsha
Genentech, Inc.
Ed and Taryn Gillison
Greg and Tonya Gossard
Neil Martin
Laurie Mitchell and Brent Woods
Ellen and James Moxham
Nordson Corporation Foundation
Victoria and Steve Ortiz
Pacific Life Foundation
Mary Grace Kristian and Bill Payne
Allison and Robert Price Family Foundation
Professional Maintenance Systems
Qualcomm
Chris and Asako Russo
San Diego Padres
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter, Hamilton

$2,500+

Melissa and Michael Bartell
Isabel Dutra and Jim Brown
Jacob and Yasmine Cutler and Family
General Atomics Sciences Education Foundation
Pamela and Charlie Pendrell
Monique Rodriguez and Greg Richardson
Kim and Keith Shores
Sundt Foundation
Lawrence and Mary Taylor
Fern Steiner

$1,000+

BAE Systems
Shawna and Scott Biel
Barbara Bry and Neil Senturia
Kami Calderon
CI Dowling & Yahnke Private Wealth
Clean Energy Council
Keith and Sue Colestock
Barbara and Charles Crew
CGS3 Law
Phyllis and Daniel Epstein
Stephanie and Michael Epstein
Arthur J. and Pamela Finkle
First 5 San Diego
The Samuel I. & John Henry Fox Foundation
Rebecca and John Gennaro
Catherine and Stefan Gustafson
Hamp Atkinson and Margaret Hanley
Rosanne and Joel Holliday
Priya and Andrew Hugget
Leon and Sofia Kassel
Lisa and Tom Kennedy
Kerr Family Foundation
Parker Hansen and Caryn Laveman
Alexandra Sartor and Steven Malk-Sartor
Patricia and David Marino
Brian and Jamie McCarthy
Catherina and Michael Madani
Manchester Grand Hyatt
Eugene and Rebecca Mitchell
Marie Fox and David Nokes
Erica and Keith Opstad
Sally and Howard Oxley
Clarice and Bill Perkins
Adam Ith and Carolyn Perry
Port of San Diego
The Arthur P. and Jeannette G. Pratt Memorial Fund
Chris and Asako Russo
San Diego Foundation*
Larry and Sharry Seal
Madeleine Grynstein and Thomas Shapiro
William K. and Tina L. Shen
Stefanie Sotelo
Alissa Thompson and Ryan Johnston
Barry and Christine Tobias
Kelly Tran and Will Small
Lynae and William Watkins
Wells Fargo
Elizabeth Yang-Hellewell
Emma and Leo Zuckerman

$500+

Lauren L. Beaudry
Community Service Assoc of SDUSD
Holly and Robert Heaton
Chad P. Hoxie
Laurie and Spencer Hutchins
Edythe Kenton
Lisa and John Mills
Tracy and Andy Nelson
Paige Pick
Karla Pinckes
Georgia and Blair Sadler
Sempra Energy

$250+

Elizabeth Antoniades
Caterpillar Foundation
Suzanne Cohen and William Kimbrough
Karen and McDermot Coutts
Victor M. Siordia
Jamie Inn
Margaret Jackson
Megan Kim and Robert Lubin
Kenneth D. Little
Alexandra Shanley
Sweet Treats
Marcy and Peter Van Stee
Christy Boisvert and Cheng Wang

$100+

Andrea and Richard Allen
Anonymous
Anonymous
Lynn Basquez
Robert and Karen Bowden
Jennie and Thomas Brannen
Ryan Compton
Peter K. Ellsworth
Nathaniel Fairman
Austin Silldorff and Jenna Fason
Derek Floyd
Nancy and Ross Howard
Marie and  Michael Huff
Kroger
Elizabeth Lopez
Gloria Melville
Danielle Moore
Network for Good
Rachel and Robert Perlmutter
Kathleen and Eric Pihl
Gary Swenson and Rebecca Robar
Daryl and Gary Saks
Gail and Jerry Thompson
Beatrix and Barton Thurber
Sandy Valone
Marilyn Woods

in kind

$25,000+

Feast on This

$15,000+

Cox Communications
Maktive Event Productions

$5,000+

Raphael’s Party Rental
San Diego Wine & Culinary Center

$1,000+

First 5 San Diego
Manchester Grand Hyatt

$500+

MAB Industries, Inc.
Pendry San Diego

$100+

Jimbo’s…Naturally
R Piper Designs

Includes donations between January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022.

We gratefully acknowledge individual gifts of $1,000 or more as members of the Rain House Circle.

 *Generously donated through: 

**Generously donated through:

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