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

David and Shelley Kimelberg

Delaware North

Delaware Pediatric Associates

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

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

Wegman Family Charitable Foundation

Charles D. & Mary A. Bauer Family Foundation


Eastern Hills Sunrise Rotary Foundation

West Herr

2018 event sponsors - touch a truck

Buffalo Bisons
Buffalo News
EduKids Early Childhood Centers
Ferguson Electric
Health Force
Kenworth Northeast Group, Inc.
Lawley Service, Inc.
Modern Disposal Services, Inc.
New Car Dealers of WNY Charitable Foundation
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Northwest Bank
Pat Dwyer
Praxair, Inc.
Savarino Properties LLC
The OSC Charitable Foundation and OSC Manufacturing & Equipment Services, Inc.

2018 event sponsors - incredible hunt

19 Ideas
Allied Mechanical
Bisons / Be Our Guest
Bonadio Group
Bond, Schoeneck & King
Chef’s Restaurant
Delaware North
Hunt Real Estate
Performance Management Partners
Perry’s Ice Cream
Pitek Group
Rich Products
Sheridan PaySource LLC

2018 program support

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York
Hamister Family Foundation
Garrison Foundation
Independent Health
J.M. McDonald Foundation
National Grid
RBC Wealth Management
UBMD Pediatrics
West Herr Auto Group
Western New York Immediate Care
Worldwide Protective Products