Explore & More’s Current Donors

Explore & More Children’s Museum is incredibly grateful to those who have supported the Museum. These donations have helped us fund the wonderful programs, activities and experiences offered today, while allowing us to grow and expand for the future. Thank you for your generosity and support!

$500,000+

The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation

$100,000+

21st Century Fund through the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
The John R. Oishei Foundaiton

$25,000–$50,000

County of Erie

Erie

Maureen Hurley

Mattel Children’s Foundation

Peter C. Cornell Trust at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

$10,000–$25,000

Bruce T Williams Family Foundation
County of Erie
Dr. David Pierce through the E & W G Foundation
EduKids
Erie Canal Way Heritage Fund Inc
Warren & Ami Greatbatch

New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association

Phillips Lytle Foundation at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
Robert and Patricia Colby Foundation
Barry & Karen Swartz
The M&T Charitable Foundation

$5,000–$9,999

Arlene & Ruth Mathews Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
Carlos and Elizabeth Heath Foundation
DreamCatcher Foundation
First Niagara Bank Foundation
Fisher-Price
International Union Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 3 NY
Julian & Barbara Park Leggett
LEGO Childrens Fund
Edwin & Eileen Martin
Mulroy Family Foundation
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

$1,000–$4,999

Alesco Advisors LLC
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Deborah Andrews
Pete r& Megan Bergmann
Matthew, Jill & Jack Davison
David & Barbara Elias
Tracy Ensminger
Mike & Jill Ervin
FANA
Five Star Bank
Heather Greeley
Habib Family Charitable Fund
Jarod Haslinger
Hodgson Russ LLP
Larry & Mary Jean Jakubowski
Javen Construction Co Inc.
Julia M. Cullen Foundation
Christopher & Lindsey Koch
Malcolm & Gail Leggett
Sally Logan
William & Kristin Marusza
Jim McGuire
John & Donna McKenna
Million Grins Photo Booths
Rob & Nancy Montone
Boston Museum of Science National Living Labs
New York Council for the Humanities
David & Jenny Pierce
Praxiis LLC
Sam Savarino
Savarino Companies
Sebastian, Awner, Kuch Group, Merrill Lynch
Jennifer Shah
Julia Spitz
Stellar Dental Care
Phillip & Cynthia Vance
Judy Weidemann
Richard & Peggy Winter
Walt Zmuda

$500–$999

Brendan & Sarah Biddlecom
Daniel & Mary Biddlecom
John & Anne Bliss
Mark & Lisa Chrapowicz
Kevin & Kathy Clarke
Janet Coletti
Gary & Joan Crosby
Eugene Cullen
David & Linda Day
David DuBois
Charles & Karen Fashana
Tom Hayes
Michael Kelly & Janet Snell-Kelly
Kiwanis Club of East Aurora
Carl & Maria Lehman
Siobhan McDermott
Museumwise (Museum Association of New York)
The Officers & Sergeants of Attica State Prison
Tom Rennie
Vincent Schiffert
Gary Sennikoff
Steven & Chrissy Spitz
The York Children’s Foundation
Thomann Asphalt
Travelers Community Connections Matching Gifts Program
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
Vidler’s 5&10
Keith & Dawn Vona
West Herr Automotive Group
World Class Tae Kwon Do Centers
Tina Zinter-Chahin

$250–$499

Greg Ahrens
Aktion Club of East Aurora
ANONYMOUS
Martha Augat
Timothy Ball
Bank of Holland
Alvino & Kristin Battistoni
Jennifer Bishara
Chef’s Restaurant of Buffalo, Inc.
Shelley Chmiel
Eric & Kelly Eisenried
Erie and Niagara Insurance Association
Flynn Battaglia Architects PC
Matt Goldman & Michelle Carr
George & Sally Hezel
Jolene Jeffe
Mary Jo Ketchum
Robert & Barbara Kolich
Chad & Angelina LaCivita
Rebecca Diina LaCivita
Joshua & Michele Lynch
Michael C. Mahaney & Lee Ainsworth-Mahaney
Jeffrey & Mia Markello
Kevin & Barbara Marmion
Regina & William Mastroleo
Merchants Mutual Insurance Company
Michael Morga
Phil Vogt Construction, Inc.
Rafael F Pignataro
William & Dolores Rugg
Karl & Sheryl Thuman
Sean & Lori White

$100–$249

Tiffany Alexander
Kathleen Alfano
Rory Allen
Brenda Arsenault
Gail Arthurs
Sharon Prise Azurin
Susan Baird
Ron & Donna Baker
Eileen Baynes
Laura Bickert
Christian Blum
David & Melissa Bogart
Steve Brostko
Mike & Sue Brunner
James Campbell
Kristi Campbell
John Cappellino & Nancy Redeye
Amy Carpenter
Paula Ciprich
James & Judi Coder
Paul & Kelly Cody
Amy Coletti
Marguerite Collesano
Kevin & Karen Curran
Chris D’Angelo
Karen Dearing
Mary Dillon
Amber Dixon
William & Jody Dowdall
Sandra Erickson
Connie Ervin
Paul & Jennifer Etheridge
Jeff & Kim Galle
Nickole Garrison
Michael & Dorie Geraci
Diane Giaquinto
John & Linde Gohn
Aimee Gomlak
Mark & Lora Grinder
Dan & Bonne Hall
Dave & Valerie Johnson
Sally Johnson
Amy Judd
Deborah Kassirer
Betty Krist
David & Anita Ladori
Teresa Lapi
Larry & Judy Jack Lewis
Amy Mahoney
Ryan & Amity Mann
Kelly Marks
Shane & Roxanne Marmion
Steve McCarville
Daniel Missert
Mitchell Family Philanthropic Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
Moms Club of East Amherst Clarence NY
Lisa Montone
Lou & Isabel Montone
Mike & Terri Ohlweiler
John Paget
Carol Park
Adam & Lena Patterson
Brian & Jill Pawlik
Paul Perlman
Robert Peters
John & Nancy Peterson
Lansing & Pamela Pollock
Elizabeth Martin Savino
Richard Schechter
Margot Schoenborn
Geoff & Melissa Schutte
Lowell & Ellen Shaw
John Siegel
Barry & Krista Spalding
Timothy Thompson
Bill & Sue Troy
Jason & Alison Ulatowski
Jason & Christine Utzig
Daniel Vecchio
William Wadsworth
G. William Weisbeck
Wellness Access Card, Inc.
Wayne & Janet Wisbaum
David Young

Up to $99

Peter & Deb Anderson
Michelle Bauer
A J Block
Jo-Ann Campbell
Kathy Carlson
Theresa Carpenter
Sharon Chmielnicki
Silas & Mary Cline
Allison Conte
Mary Curr
Brennan Day
Linda Drajem
Erin Draper
Michael & Kristen Drzewiecki
Sean Dwyer
Ashley Eisen
Larry & Lynn Ensminger
Joan Eschner
Michael Raymond Even
Stephen Federico
Kim Fix
Karen Stanley Fleming
Brittany Frey
Phyllis Galie
Elizabeth Ganci
Francis & Lucille Gasparini
Jill Gebhard
Lloyd & Constance Gerbush
Dean & Kate Giopulos
Kristina Giron
Michele Goldfarb
Mackenzie L Gotshall
Justina Graham
Kari Guagenti
Robert Hartz
Sandra Haseley
Jennifer Hasse
Thomas & Elizabeth Haykel
Dan Herbeck
Therese Hickok
Megan Mills Hoffman
Sue Hogenkamp
Dennis & Michele Holbrook
Connie Hoock
Paul & Noreen Huefner
Arthur & Alison Hyde
Amy Injaychock
Brendan Kelly
Kathleen Kiblin
Shelley Kimelberg
Matthew & Natasha Kolken
Henry & Anne Koziol
Brian Krygier
Kevin & Kathleen Kubera
Brad La Salle & Alison Becker
Lisa Latona
William & Laura Mahoney
Jennifer Marino
Vince & Julie Marzolf
Carolyn McCann
Pete McLaughlin & Nicole Morris-McLaughlin
Dale Missert
Carlotta Moffatt
Phoebe Nicely
Laura Nosbisch
Christopher Putrino
Charles & Denise Rapalje
Ying Rath
Matt & Kelly Reitnour
Andrew & Kim Roaldi
Cecily Rodriguez
Andrew Schoeppich
Carolyn Schopp
Linda Sorbara
James Stapleton
Delphine Szczesniak
Mark & Tracy Szefler
Margaret Terrill
Patrick Tomovic & Jennifer Hemingway
Shelley Unocic
Lori Ward
Melissa Wood
Carol Woodard
Melanie Zakraysek

TAT Trucks

Advantage Limo
Amy’s Ice Cream Truck
Aurora Ice Association Zamboni
Bach’s Heavy Wrecker
Bach’s Tow Truck
UNYTS Bood Donation Bus
Buffalo & Erie County Library Cube Van
Chef’s Jar Car
Diane’s Food Concessions
East Aurora Fire Truck
East Aurora Police Patrol Car
Earth Dimension Drill Rig
Empire Building Diagnostics Excavator
Erie County Emergency Tahoe
Erie County Ermergency Unit
Erie County Highway Striper
Erie County Sewer Vacuum
First Student School Bus
Holland Speedway Pace Car
Holland Speedway Pace Truck
Mike Bove mini excavator
Motorhome RV
National Grid Bucket Truck
NFTA Trolley
NOCO Oil Truck
OOO La La Van
Pelletreau family tractor
Police Segway
Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle
Rent-A-Restroom Bathroom Trailer
Rural/Metro Ambulance
Tim’s Cement Truck
Town of Aurora Street Sweeper
Town of Aurora Tractor
Town of Aurora Truck
United Materials Conveyer Truck with boom
United Materials Mixer Truck
West Herr GMC Sierra

TAT In-Kind Donations

KidzPlay
Rich Products
Roycroft Inn
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

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Explore & More at Canalside

The dream of building a new Explore & More Children’s Museum on the Buffalo Waterfront is becoming a reality! Our plans for a new, 40,000 square foot museum in the South Aud Block of Canalside are well underway. Learn more.