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Society of Imagination and Wonder Members

Lifetime Members 

Childsplay gratefully acknowledges our Lifetime Members, who have made cumulative gifts of $20,000 or more as of June 30, 2018.   



Sybil B. Harrington Trust


Transformer - $1,000,000 and above

City of Tempe*

US Department of Education

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust*


Innovator - $500,000 and above

Arizona Commission on the Arts*

The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation*

Shubert Foundation*



Energizer - $250,000 and above


Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Flinn Foundation*

Helios Education Foundation

Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

American Airlines*

Salt River Project*

The Steele Foundation*

Thunderbirds Charities*

Wells Fargo Bank*

Carol DuVal Whiteman


Originator - $100,000 and above

American Express

Arizona Community Foundation*

Arizona Republic*

BHHS Legacy Foundation*

The Boeing Company

Carol Critchfield Foundation*

Shelley Cohn and Mollie C. Trivers*

Joanie Flatt*

Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold*

The Herberger Foundation*

J.W. Kieckhefer Foundation*


Margaret T. Morris Foundation*

National Endowment for the Arts*

Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture

Scottsdale Arts*

Theatre Communications Group

Whiteman Foundation


Pioneer - $50,000 and above

Alliance Bank of Arizona*

John Back and Diane Haas*

Roxana and Dean Bacon

Banner Health, Cardon Children's Medical Center

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona


Child Abuse Prevention License Plate Program

Eliot Spalding Foundation*

LeRoy and Kate Ellison

Ardie and Stephen Evans*

Giggling Gwen Foundation, in loving memory of Gwen Van Kirk*

Hazel Hare

The Hearst Foundation

Lisa and William Hobson*

JP Morgan Chase

Ray and Kelly Leppien

Maricopa Partnership for Arts and Culture

Neavitt/Thomas Endowment Fund*

Dan O'Neill and Jenny Lucier

Linda Pulaski*

Carol and Randy Schilling

Snell & Wilmer*

Tim Thomason*


Developer - $35,000 and above

John Bebbling

Susan Brekke

Jim and Julie Copenhaver

The Dorrance Family Foundation

Fiesta Bowl Charities

Friends of Tempe Center for the Arts*

Susan and Rich Goldsmith*

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP*

Alan Longfellow

Ann and Fred Lynn*

Macy's Foundation

Steve Martin


Nelson and Marianne Ross

David and Sonja Saar*

Scottsdale League for the Arts

Ann Stanton and Bob Haddock*

Twiford Foundation*


Promoter - $20,000 and above

Rebecca and Bill Akins*

Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

Bank of Arizona

Trevor Barger

Daron and Ron Barness Family Foundation

Jenice and John Benton

BMO Harris Bank

Cala Alliance

Deborah Carstens*

Claude and Susan Case

Casino Arizona & Talking Stick Resort

Cox Charities*

Creative Capital Foundation

Dora and Louis Fox Charitable Trust*

Betty Drake*

Ellis Education Fund / Arizona Community Foundation*

Tim and Susie Ernst

Christine Ewing*

Fennemore Craig*

First Things First*

Gail Fisher and Mel Kessler*

Michael Flatt*

Catherine Foley*

Gaylord and Erika Gagnon*

Gesner-Johnson Family Foundation

Glendale Arts Commission*

Drs. Jeanne Hokin Wills and J. Robert Wills

Jane A. and Alan G. Lehman Foundation*


James and Debra Larson*

Sally and Richard Lehmann*

Stephanie Machen

Laurie McWeeney

Medtronic Foundation

Mary Ann Miller

Jenny Millinger*

Myra Millinger*

National Bank of Arizona

Nationwide Insurance Foundation

Phoenix Suns Charities

Bill and Karen Majestic Powell*

Norman and Pam Saba

Stocker Foundation

Nancy and Michael Stone

Elden Strahm

Nancy Swortzell

Tucson-Pima Arts Council

Rosenlund Family Foundation

Jennifer and Mike Van Kirk

Keith and Debra Wells


Rick and Vicki Williams*

*Indicates Annual Society Membership as well. 

Annual Members

Childsplay gratefully acknowledges our Annual Members, who have contributed annual gifts of $1,000 or more as of June 30, 2018.


Adventurer - $5,000 and above

Matthew and Marcia Benjamin

Cheryl Mandala

Thrivent Financial

Elizabeth True and Dan Bloomfield


Explorer - $2,500 and above

Steve and Kelly Balthazor

Travis and Amy Beeman

City of Peoria

Leslie Dashew and Jack Salisbury

Lynne Lagarde and Robert Stankus

The Media Foundation

Petsmart Charities, Inc.

Linda Reidenbach

Resolution Copper Mining

Tempe Sports Authority


Storyteller - $1,000 and above

Rebecca Albrecht and Norris Livoni

AtLee Family Foundation

Bill Blair and Shirley Hawley

David and Jill Bray

Jeff and Ann Brooke

BurnsBarton LLP

Jane and Bill Canby

Alison Pulaski Carter and John Carter

Carol J. Christine

Lisa Coulter Hyland and Timothy Hyland

Roseline Cristanelli

Erin and Steve Curley

Tasha Cycholl

Sharad Desai and Katherine Badrick

Bob Evani

Executive Council Charities

Matt and Michele Feeney

Wendy Feldman Kerr

Ronda Fisk

Connie Furr and Michael Soloman

Glendale Arts Council

Laurie and Charles Goldstein

Jeff and Erin Goodman

Ironman Foundation

Nathan Joseph and C. Angus Schaal

David Kest and Sandy Chamberlain

Carole and Richard Kraemer

Kutak Rock LLP

Philip and Ellen Leavitt

Anne and Joe Lupica

Marianne Majestic

Jane Martin

Sandra and Joseph Palais

Suzanne and Peter Richards

Diane Runfola and Henry Tufte

Mike San Romans

Michael Shelton and Doris Marie Provine

Raj Sivananthan

Ronald and Elizabeth Stuff

Katie Walsh

Linda and Richard Warren

Andrea and Timothy Whitsett

Susan and Mike Wissink

Barb and Barry Zemel