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

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 Hon. Scott Peters*
The Hearst Foundations
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Darlene Shiley
USS Midway Foundation
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
Issa Family Foundation
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
Seth Sprague Educational & Charitable Foundation
Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust
Kathryn Starr

Innovator $5,000+

Autism Speaks
Michael and Dee Anne Canepa
County of San Diego
Samuel H. and Katherine Weaver French Fund
Ingrid Hibben
Mel and Linda Katz
Ken Little
Robert Marasco and Joanna Addamczak
Monique Rodriguez and Greg Richardson
Penny and Lou Rosso
Gretchen and Brent Shaffer
John and Johanna Toman
Michael Wilkins and Sheila Duignan

Devotee $2,500+

Elizabeth Allen and Chris Foster
Allison Miller Arcio
Daniel Campion
Denise and Brian Caster
Joe Cohen and Martha Farish II**
Jennifer and Chuck Doyle
Samuel I. & John Henry Fox Foundation
Francis Parker School
Edwardo and Taryn Gillison
Marilyn James and Rick Phetteplace
Kiwanis Club of San Diego
La Jolla Country Day School
Hema and Barry Lall
Brian and Chantelle Malarkey
Chuck and Becky Mason
One San Diego
Caroline Perry and Adam Ith
Allison and Robert Price Family Foundation
Chris and Asako Russo
Phil and Kirsten Senescall
The Family of Museum Co-Founder Dorthy M. Shapiro**
Cynthia Temnick
UCSD Extension
Peyton Vincent
Fernanda Whitworth

Rain House $1,000+

Mindy and Paul Aisen
Barbara Freeman Trust**
Lauren L. Beaudry
Thomas and Alisa Beyer
Heather and Jerry Bice
Scott and Shawna Biel
Malin and Roberta Burnham
City of Chula Vista Performing and Visual Arts Grant
Unison and Christ Colthurst
Steven T. Coopersmith
Heather and Gordon Forward
Leon and Sofia Kassel*
Barbara Katz
Chelsea and Rob Kaufman
Leonard and Betty Kornreich
Jennifer Luce
Theodore and Anabel Mintz
Eugene and Rebecca Mitchell
David Nokes and Marie Fox
Jennifer and Tim O’Connell
Nicole and Matthew Peck
Caroline Perry and Adam Ith
Karla and Michael Pinckes
Arthur P. & Jeanette G. Pratt Memorial Fund
In Memorial of Kairee Rossi Ray-Smith
Amy and Andrew Spear
Gregg Stavros and Gaby Nava
Fern M. Steiner
Mattheus and Amber Stephens
Brian and Jackie Van Hatten
Ed and Rachel Walter
Lori and Bill Walton

Enthusiast $500+

Michelle and Steve Alexander
Joel Anderson
Lynn Basquez
Barbara Bloom
Kerry and Kenny Bonilla
Cathe Burnham
Fadoua Chafik and Benoit L’Herron
Ned and Anne Chambers
Community Service Association of SDUSD
Kathleen Daugherty
Geoffrey and Meghan Elkin
Donald Epstein
Paul Extance
Arthur and Pamela Finkle
Ronne Froman
Laura Gambucci
Jessica Glasser and James Fulks
Greg and Tanya Gossard
Jonathan Graff
Alan and Jamie Hamrick
Chad Hoxie
Edythe Kenton
Michael Librizzi
Catharine and Michael Madani
Anne and John Matich
Eric Myrmel
Network For Good
Tomie and Michael Orosz
Rising Arts Leaders
Raul Quinones
Robert and Sheryl Scarano*
Brian and Anna Schultz
Emily Shults
Kim Sigelman and Michael Marquardt
Doug Taylor
Bea and Bart Thurber
Colby Trudeau
Tony and Christina Yahyai
Robert Zubeck

Advocate $250+

Michael and Corinne Araki-Kawaguchi
Phil and Sue Arenson
Virginia Bayer
Kurt and Dani Blasena
Stephen and Barbara Brown
Jacqueline and Timothy Callan
Suzanne Cohen and William Kimbrough
Rebecca and Jason Craig
Lynn Crossman
Erin and Douglas Decker
Sandra Decker
Anna Diaz-Schultz and Brian Schultz
Steffanie Dotson-Holcman And Alejandro Holcman
Janice Dowling
Walter and Marianne Egger
Judy and Bryce Forrester
Michael and Teresa Graige
Victoria Hamilton and Paul Hobson
Elaine Harwell
Katie and Tim Herrick
Dane and Tomoko Kuta
Ann LeBaron and Santiago Garza
Joseph Leventhal
Chen Li
Patricia Llamas Padilla and Ricardo Ramirez
Molly and Mike Lutosky
Michael and Jennifer Malcangio
Dan Martin
Gail Martin
Thomas Morales and Leslie Gilbert-Morales
Marissa Parks
Courtney and Jesus Peraza
Natalie Royston Scoma
Todd and Marie Ruth
Drew Schlosberg
Randall and Eileen Shannahan
Rachel Shira
Carol Sunofsky
Jason Whooper
Bernhard Winkelmann

Admirer $100+

Erika and Jason Abueg
Malcom and Victoria Airst
Shirinne Alison and Victor Hsu
Suzanne and Christopher Angell
Rosalind and Craig Aron
Scott Ashline
Alec Babiarz
Ann and Thomas Bache
Mary Batchelder
Larry Baza
Craig and Tracy Blois
Gaetano Bologna
Matthew Bradley
Gregory Bulla
Jing and Christopher Burke
Julie and Christian Cabou
Mimi Carreon
Laura and Ben Cavey
Erwin and Emily Cena
Karen and George Clare
Ali and Chris Colbran
Lee Connor
Patti and Coop Cooprider
Mariel and Matt Cornell
Sylvia Cortes-Nguyen and Hung Nguyen
Leslie Cullen
Christopher and Jesabel Durso
Tina Dyer
Brian Elliott
Paul Extance
Katie and Charlie Ferraro
Derek A. Floyd
Christiane and Greg Frank
Beverly and Joseph Fremont
Natalie Ganz
Ben Garcia and Scott Fabianek
Nicole Gillies and David Morris
Andrew Goetz
Terry Gonzalez
Alex and Becky Goodman
Michael Greenspan
Catharine Gruen and Shasta Castellanos
Josh Gullick and Helin Solomon
Cathy Gustafson
Anne and John Hatich
Tyler Hewes
James Hickle
Steve and Cris Teena Hunt
Doug and Gail Hutcheson
Alisunn and Robert Jones
Gina and James Kakos
Larissa Kerstetter
Roshan Kotha Cordeiro and Philip Cordeiro
Bernadette and Jeremy Kovacevich
David Krimmel
Alexandra Kritchevsky
Lee Ann and Jim Lagmin
Preston and Lauren Lancaster
Sherri Le and Prashant Vaswani
Ryan and Jaime Ley
Anais Lopez-Johnson and Ray Johnson
Jocelyn Luciano
Betty Jean Lundquist
Sandra Lwee and Brandon Waugh
Thomas and BJ Mackle
Oscar Mayer and Alondra Hernandez
Steve McCormick
Jill McCullough
Maggie and Jerry McEniry
Wendi and Neil McKenna
Anne McNulty
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
Kimberly Penny
Dana Pierce
Vera and Joe Pitrofsky
Raquel Ramirez
Jane Rand
Mary Read
Jennifer Roane
Toni Robin
Mary and Ron Robinson
Carolyn and Kyle Rollin
Jake Rubio
Paris and Simin Sabo
Pouriya Sadeghi and Neda Ethiati
Kendall and Jake Sandage
Carolyn Schutz
Ronald and Marilyn Simon
Victor Siordia
Colleen Smith
Judith Solecki
Kelly Stackhouse
Faith Stagg
John and Diana Stillwagen
King and Kelly Tang
Chandra Teitscheid and Norm Bishop
Jason and Jelyn Teofilo
Michael and Jessica Tweed
Christopher and Allison Vassallo
Gregory Vega
Reed and Jennifer Vickerman
Lynae and William Watkins
Stan and Ana West
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 October 2017 through January 2019

 *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

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