Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors for their generous support.

government recognition

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Empire State Development
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation
Erie County
NYS Senator Chris Jacobs

zone sponsors

Zone: Moving Water
Sponsored by: New York Power Authority

Zone: Being Good Neighbors
Sponsored by: The Paul A. Saffrin Foundation

Zone: Playing Together
Sponsored by: Delaware North, New Era Cap Foundation, Buffalo Bills Foundation, Buffalo Sabres Foundation

Zone: Lighting Buffalo’s Imagination/ Tinker Lab
Sponsored by: Fisher Price & Mattel Foundation

Zone: Building Buffalo
Sponsored by: Anonymous

Zone: Farm to Fork
Sponsored by: Wegmans

Zone: Rooftop Terrace
Sponsored by: The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation

Zone: Person Centered Services Community Treehouse
Sponsored by: Person Centered Services

capital campaign sponsors

Ami and Warren Greatbatch

Buffalo Bills Foundation

Buffalo Sabres Foundation

Camp Good Days & Special Times

Carlos & Elizabeth Heath Foundation

Children’s Foundation of Erie County

Columbus McKinnon Corporation

Construction Exchange & Construction Industry Education Foundation

David and Shelley Kimelberg

Delaware North

Delaware Pediatric Associates

Delta Sonic

Doodle Bugs! Children’s Learning Academy

East Hill Foundation

East Hill Foundation – Jenny Pierce & Julia Spitz

EduKids Early Childhood Centers

Edward H. Butler Foundation

Erie County

Ferguson Electric

First Niagara Foundation


General Mills Foundation

Glendale Development

Inspire Dental Group

James H. Cummings Foundation

Jenny and David Pierce, MD

John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

Karen and Barry Swartz



Linde PLC

Little-Kittinger Foundation

M & T Bank

Maureen O. and John J. Hurley

McGard, LLC

Montgomery Family Foundation


Mulroy Family Foundation

New Car Dealers of WNY Charitable Foundation

New Era Cap

New York Power Authority

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority

Orchard Park Pediatrics

Perry’s Ice Cream

Person Centered Services

Peter and Lee Randaccio

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation

RBC Wealth Management

Rich Family Foundation

Robert & Patricia Colby Foundation

Savarino Companies

Seymour H. Knox Foundation

The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation

The Cherry Family

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The John R. Oishei Foundation

The Kresse Family

The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation

The Mattel Children’s Foundation

The Paul A. Saffrin Foundation

Tina, Alex and Eric Chahin

Tower Family Fund

Upstate Farms and Milk for Health

Vogt Family Fund

Wegman Family Charitable Foundation

Charles D. & Mary A. Bauer Family Foundation


Eastern Hills Sunrise Rotary Foundation

West Herr

2019 program support

BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Cullen Foundation
Dave’s Christmas Tree World
Evans Bank
Hamister Foundation
Health Foundation for Western & Central NY
J.M. McDonald Foundation
Kelly for Kids
M&T Bank
Marks Family Foundation
Michael Phelps Swim School
National Fuel
National Grid
Pediatric & Adolescent Urgent Care of WNY
Peter C. Cornell Trust
Peter & Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation
Rite Aid Foundation
Ron & Diane Pierce
Summit Center
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
WellNow Urgent Care
WNY Foundation

2019 power of play

Presented by:

Delaware North
Rich Products

Supported by:

BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Buffalo Games
Health Force
Magnesium Ideas
Millington Lockwood
Sheridan PaySource LLC
Tompkins Bank of Castile


Costanzo’s Bakery
Empire Merchants North
Latina Boulevard Foods
Niagara Chocolate
Perry’s Ice Cream
Premier Wine & Spirits
Short Outfitters

2019 event sponsors - honk for heros

Presented by:


Supported by:

Ellicott Development
Industrial Support Inc.

2019 event sponsors - touch a truck

Presented by:


Supported by:

BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Buffalo Bills
Doodlebugs! Children’s Learning Center
Fairway Floor Covering
Ferguson Electric
Kenworth Northeast Group, Inc.
Krall Trucking
Life Safety Integrated Systems Inc.
Perry’s Ice Cream
Savarino Properties
UPD Dentistry
USI Charitable Foundation


Modern Disposal
Perry’s Ice Cream
WNY Family Magazine


2019 event sponsors - incredible hunt

Presented by:

Hunt Real Estate

Supported by:

Bengal Machine
Bonadio Group
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors
BXI Consultants
Ciminelli Real Estate
DataSure 24
Eastpoint Recovery Group
I-Evolve Technology Services
Jericho Road
M&T Insurance
Rich Products
Robert James Sales, Inc.
Savarino Properties
Sheridan PaySpurce LLC
Suburban Pest Control


BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Buffalo Hotel Supply
Fairy Cakes
Fat Bob’s Smokehouse
Holiday Inn Express & Suites (downtown)
Liberty Hound
Muscoreil’s Fine Desserts
Romano’s Bakery
Westin – Patina 250
Winkler & Samuels

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