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Society For Imagination and Wonder Members

Lifetime Members 

Childsplay gratefully acknowledges our Lifetime Members, who have made cumulative gifts of $20,000 or more as of December 2019.


*Indicates Annual Society Membership as well. 

Visionary - $2,000,000+

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*

Flinn Foundation*

The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation*

The Shubert Foundation*

The Steele Foundation*



Energizer - $250,000 and above

American Airlines*


Carol Critchfield Foundation*

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Helios Education Foundation

Margaret T. Morris Foundation*

Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

Salt River Project*

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

Shelley Cohn and Mollie C. Trivers*

Joanie Flatt*

Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold*

Giggling Gwen Foundation in loving memory of Gwen Van Kirk*

The Hearst Foundation*

Billi Jo & Judd Herbergerhe*

J.W. Kieckhefer 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*

Kate and LeRoy Ellison

Ardie and Steve Evans*

Susan and Rich Goldsmith*

Hazel Hare

Lisa and William Hobson*

JP Morgan Chase

Kelly and Raymond Leppien

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP*

Maricopa Partnership for Arts and Culture

Neavitt/Thomas Endowment Fund*

Dan O'Neill and Jenny Lucier

Linda and Charles Pulaski*

Carol and Randy Schilling

Snell & Wilmer*

Tim Thomason


Developer - $35,000 and above

Barbara and John Bebbling

Susan Brekke

CALA Alliance

Julie and Jim Copenhaver*

The Dorrance Family Foundation

Fennemore Craig*

Fiesta Bowl Charities

Michael Flatt*

Friends of Tempe Center for the Arts

Alan Longfellow

Ann and Fred Lynn*

Macy's Foundation

Steve Martin*

Marianne and Nelson Ross

Sonja and David 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

Jenice and John Benton

BMO Harris Bank

Deborah Carstens*

Susan and Claude Case

Casino Arizona & Talking Stick Resort

Lisa Coulter and Timothy Hyland*

Cox Charities*

Creative Capital Foundation/MAP Fund

Daron and Ron Barness Family Foundation

Leslie Dashew and Jack Salisbury*

Dora and Louis Fox Charitable Trust

Betty Drake

Ellis Education Fund/Arizona Community Foundation

Susie and Tim Ernst*

Christine Ewing*

First Things First*

Gail Fisher and Mel Kessler*

Catherine “Rusty” Foley

Erika and Gaylord Gagnon*

Gesner-Johnson Family Foundation

Glendale Arts Commission

Drs. Jeanne Hokin Wills and J. Robert Wills

Jane A. and Alan G. Lehman Foundation*

Nathan Joseph*


Debra and Jim Larson*

Sally and Richard Lehmann*

Stephanie Machen

Karen Majestic Powell and Bill Powell*

Dr. Cheryl Mandala*

Laurie McWeeney

Medtronic Foundation

Mary Ann Miller

Jenny Millinger

Myra Millinger*

National Bank of Arizona

Phoenix Suns Charities

Caleb Reese*

Rosenlund Family Foundation

Pam and Norman Saba*

Scottsdale Insurance Company/Nationwide Insurance Foundation

The Stocker Foundation

Nancy and Michael Stone*

Elden Strahm

Nancy Swortzell

Thrivent Financial*

Elizabeth True and Dan Bloomfield*

Tucson-Pima Arts Council

Jennifer and Mike Van Kirk*

Debra and Keith Wells


Vicki and Rick Williams

Lin and Jim Wright*

Annual Members

Childsplay gratefully acknowledges our Annual Members, who have contributed annual gifts of $1,000 or more as of December 2019.


Adventurer - $5,000 and above

Easley’s Fun Shop

F.I.S.H. Foundation


Explorer - $2,500 and above

Roberta Aidem

Jim Camuso

Dickenson Wright PLLC

Dwayne Hartford

Shirley Hawley and Bill Blair

Dr. David L. Kest and Robert Sandy Chamberlain

Kutak Rock LLP

Paulette and Michael Miller

Pamela Prenovost and Ted Johnston

Linda Reidenbach

Tempe Diablos Charities


Storyteller - $1,000 and above

Honorable Rebecca Albrecht and Norris Livoni

AtLee Family Foundation

Kate Baker

Ronna and Frederic Beeson

Jill and David Bray

Allie and Mark Brenner

Carol J. Christine

City of Peoria

Brooke and Corley and Scott Essex

Roseline and Anthony Cristanelli

Tasha Cycholl and Joshua Rubin

Sharad Desai and Katherine Badrick

Andy Dzurinko

Executive Council Charities

Matt and Michele Feeney

Wendy Feldman Kerr

Ronda Fisk

Connie Furr

Becky and Dave Gaspar

Laurie and Charles Goldstein

Erin and Jeff Goodman


Jeffrey Breck Guldner

Ironman Foundation

Lynne Lagarde and Robert Stankus

Ellen and Philip Leavitt

Dorothy Lincoln-Smith

Anne and Joe Lupica

Marianne Majestic

Jane Martin

Paul and Amy Mescher

Marilyn Metzger

Jacqueline Norton

Tiffany and Miles Pondelik

Alison Pulaski Carter and John Carter

Alyza Rathor

Raj Sivananthan

Heather and Mark Stratz

Elizabeth and Ronald Stuff

Amie and Jason Symchak

Richard and Linda Warren

Joy and Dan Wilhelm

Suzanne William Richards and Peter Richards

Susan and Mike Wissink

Barb and Barry Zemel