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 one of our Development team members. For Individual gifts: Lilli-Mari Andresen, Director of Individual Giving, at 619 795 1203 or For Foundation or Corporate gifts: Alexandra Kritchevsky, Manager of Institutional Giving, at 619 795 1668 or

Luminary $50,000+

City of San Diego
Lynn Gorguze and Hon. Scott Peters
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Laurie Mitchell and Brent Woods
Tom and Cami Rosso

Sustainer $25,000+

La Jolla Country Day School
National Endowment for the Arts
The Parker Foundation
ScholarShare 529
Darlene Shiley
Kathryn Starr
Sheryl and Harvey White

Champion $10,000+

California Arts Council
California Humanities
Michael and Dee Anne Canepa
Lucy and Ambrose Conroy
Kurt and Jennifer Eve
Hervey Family Fund*
Celeste and Ted Hilling
Issa Family Foundation
Joan and Irwin Jacobs**
Wendi and Neil McKenna
Merrilee and Mike Neal
Pamela and Charlie Pendrell
Price Philanthropies Foundation
Rice Family Foundation
Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation
Seth Sprague Educational & Charitable Foundation
USS Midway Foundation
Walter J. & Betty C. Zable Foundation

Innovator $5,000+

Tiffany Archer and Gary Koerper
Charles and Ruth Billingsley Foundation
County of San Diego
Edwardo and Taryn Gillison
Ken Little
Robert Marasco and Joanna Addamczak
Steve and Victoria Ortiz
Penny and Lou Rosso
Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust

Devotee $2,500+

City of Chula Vista
Dowling & Yahnke
Jennifer and Chuck Doyle
Stephanie and Michael Epstein*
First 5 San Diego
The Samuel I. & John Henry Fox Foundation
Francis Parker School
Greg and Tonya Gossard
Celeste and Ted Hilling
Kiwanis Club of San Diego
Catherina and Michael Madani
Brian Malarkey
National University
Caroline Perry and Adam Ith
Maryanne and Irwin Pfister
Point the Way Foundation
Allison and Robert Price Family Foundation
Kalpana and James Rhodes
Monique Rodriguez and Greg Richardson
Chris and Asako Russo
Cynthia Temnick
John and Johanna Toman
UCSD Extension

Rain House $1,000+

Mindy and Paul Aisen
Sharon Bacher and Larry Golsh
David Ballek
Thomas and Alisa Beyer
Heather and Jerry Bice
Robert Blanchard and Lynda Forsha Blanchard
Melanie Branca
Noah and Julie Bretz
Rebecca and James Brewer
Barbara Bry and Neil Senturia
Unison and Chris Colthurst
E. D. Dawson
Derek and Suzanne Emge
Phyllis and Daniel Epstein*
Carol and Ron Fox**
Chad Hoxie
Debby and Hal Jacobs**
Barbara Katz
Chelsea and Rob Kaufman
Inna and James Kelly
Hema and Barry Lall
William Landry and Marianne Ericcson
Linda Lenhard and Mark Kritchevsky
Robin Lipman
Jennifer Luce
Marina Marrelli and Robert Anslow
Eugene and Rebecca Mitchell
David Nokes and Marie Fox
Jennifer and Tim O’Connell
Tomie and Michael Orosz
Linda A. Potter
Arthur P. & Jeanette G. Pratt Memorial Fund
Phillip and Kirsten Senescall
Gretchen and Brent Shaffer
Tom Shapiro and Madeleine Grynsztejn**
Kim and Keith Shores
Amy and Andrew Spear
Gregg Stavros and Gaby Nava
Fern M. Steiner
Brian and Jackie Van Hatten
Fernanda Whitworth

Enthusiast $500+

Michelle and Steve Alexander
Allen and Lily Arvizu
Joy Atienza
Lynn Basquez
Lauren L. Beaudry
Barbara Bloom
Kerry and Kenny Bonilla
Cathe Burnham
Ned and Anne Chambers
Community Service Association of SDUSD
Kathleen and Brian Daugherty
Donald Epstein
Arthur and Pamela Finkle
Judy and Bryce Forrester
Faiya Fredman
Ronne Froman
Robert Gleason and Marc Matys
Jonathan Graff
Catherine and Stefen Gustafson
Jewish Family Services San Diego
Leon and Sofia Kassel
Paul Kelly
Tomoko and Dane Kuta
Lindsay and Keith Langford
Thomas and BJ Mackle
Michael and Catherina Madani
Anne Matich and John Matich
Betsy and Scott McClendon
Theodore and Anabel Mintz
Jeffrey Nessia
Raul Quinones
Karla and Michael Pinckes
Robert Quigley and Kathleen Hallahan
Robert and Sheryl Scarano*
Brian and Anna Schultz
Nell and Edward Shapiro
Emily Shults
Brian and Marilyn Smith
Bea and Barton Thurber
Ed and Rachel Walter
Robert Zubeck

Advocate $250+

Michael and Corinne Araki-Kawaguchi
Virginia Bayer
Kurt and Dani Blasena
Fadoua Chafik and Benoit L’Herron
Anne and Ned Chambers
Suzanne Cohen and William Kimbrough
Lynn Crossman
Cushman Foundation
Erin and Douglas Decker
Sandy and Dave Decker
Steffanie Dotson-Holcman and Alejandro Holcman
Janice Dowling
Marissa Parks
Paul Extance
Rebecca Gennaro
Karen and Gary Green
Victoria Hamilton and Paul Hobson
Elaine Harwell
Katie and Tim Herrick
Edythe Kenton
Helen and Webster Burke “Buzz” Kinnaird
Alexandra Kritchevsky
Joseph Leventhal
Chen Li
Betty Jean and Steve Lundquist
Mike and Molly Lutosky
Carlana and Andrew Maduza
Michael and Jennifer Malcangio
Joseph and Netty Mansolillo
Dan Martin
Maggie and Jerry McEniry
Thomas Morales and Leslie Gilbert-Morales
Colleen O’Boyle and Isaac Jones
Sharon Omahen and Jim Mosher
Stacey and James Pennington
Vivian Reznik and Andy Ries
Dawn Rogers
Natalie Royston
Drew Schlosberg
Cathy Shepard
Rachel Shira
Jason Whooper
Bernhard Winkelmann

Admirer $100+

Steve Alexander
Scott Ashline
Nancy and Donald Bainum
Larry Baza
Megan Bendinelli and Brett Bendinelli
Megan Bennett
Arianne and Massimo Bettazzi
Trevor and Megan Blair
Matthew Bradley
Jerre and Aylin Bridges
Daniel Campion
Mimi Carreon
Erin and Ryan Cashman
Denise and Brian Caster
Christensen Household
Coastal Community Foundation
Patti and Coop Cooprider
Morgan Daruwala
Marianne and David Dickerson
Tina Dyer
David Farkouh
Katie and Charlie Ferraro
Hilarey Findeisen and George Brown
Jacque Lynn Foltyn
Natalie Ganz
Ben Garcia and Scott Fabianek
Paul Goldner
Alex and Becky Goodman
Reuven and Tamar Green
Michael Greenspan
Catherine Gruen
Vishal Gupta and Chhavi Puri
Alan and Jamie Hamrick
Anne and John Hatich
Tyler Hewes
Doug and Gail Hutcheson
Vlassi and Patricia Kouris
Lee Ann and Jim Lagmin
Sherri Le and Prashant Vaswani
Sandra Lwee and Brandon Waugh
Whitney MacKenzie
Steven and Alexandra Malk
Gerson and Annette Martinez
Patrick McArron
Steve McCormick
Jill McCullough
Anne McNulty
Barbara and Howard Milstein
Princess Mora
Mary-Rose and William Mueller
Arne and Deborah Nelson
Holly Nguyen
Tim and Ashley Olson
Nasrin Owsia and Behrooz Akbarnia
Dana Pierce
Vera and Joe Pitrofsky
Jane Rand
Karen Reibstein
Jennifer Roane
Jake Rubio
Paris and Simin Sabo
Pouriya Sadeghi and Neda Ehtiati
Kendall and Jake Sandage
Carolyn Schutz
Kristin and Christopher Seeger
Eileen and Randall Shannahan
Sarah Sleeper
Colleen Smith
Robin Steen
Mark and Jill Stull
Karen Swartz
Tania Swasbrook
Victor and Linda Valadez
Lindsay and Matt van Winkle
Christopher and Allison Vassallo
Gregory Vega
Diego Velez and Carrie Olivari
Reed and Jennifer Vickerman
Cheng Wang and Cristy Boisvert
Lynae Watkins and William Watkins
G. Michael and Christine Watry
GG Weisenfeld
Andy White
Tony and Cristina Yahyai
Clara and Collin Zimmerman

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 October 2018 – October 2019
Includes in Kind

 *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 12 months. To join our Rain House Society and to learn about the benefits associated please email

Donor Privacy Policy

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