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Support the Children's Museum!

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The generous donations from individuals and businesses in our region support the Museum’s mission and its efforts to engage and enrich children and families from across southern Minnesota. Your vital support helps the Museum provide a place where all can play with new, creative, and interactive exhibits and educational programming.

Give the Gift of Awe!

  • $45 provides admission for a family of five
  • $108 provides a membership for a family in need
  • $250 covers one hour of Mobile Museum
  • $1,000 powers play for 30 children with special needs & their families
  • $1,275 helps host ten 90-minute school group visits
  • $2,500 provides admission to 75 military families
  • $5,000 opens the door for four Free Family Nights
  • $7,500 helps develop exciting rotating exhibits

2018 Annual Contributors

The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota exists thanks to the support of generous donors, dozens of businesses, hundreds of families, many wonderful volunteers, and the entire Greater Mankato community.  A big thank you goes to everyone who has supported us along the way!

Visionary

$20,000+

  • BLK Electric, Inc.
  • Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office
  • Community Bank
  • Coughlan Companies
  • Drummer Construction
  • Holtmeier Construction, Inc.
  • ISG
  • Lyle and Kay Jacobson
  • Jarraff Industries, Inc.
  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Mardag Foundation
  • Minnesota Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund
  • NPL Construction Company
  • Otto Bremer Trust
  • Radio Mankato
  • Wealth Enhancement Group
  • Wendell Lorentz & Sons Construction, Inc.

Developer

$10,000 – $19,999

  • Bolton & Menk, Inc.
  • Discipline Advisors, Inc.
  • Dotson Iron Castings
  • Jones Metal Products, Inc.
  • KEYC
  • L & N Andreas Foundation
  • Malterer Mechanical
  • Bill and Melissa Marks
  • MEI – Total Elevator Solutions
  • MinnStar Bank
  • Stadium Heights Apartments
  • University of Minnesota/MAELC
  • Wells Fargo Bank, NA

Explorer

$5,000-$9,999

  • Alliance Contracting, Inc.
  • Big Ideas, Inc.
  • Blue Earth & Nicollet Counties Early Childhood Dental Network,
    an initiative of Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
  • Carl & Verna Schmidt Foundation
  • EI Microcircuits
  • Jones Page Jacobson Family Foundation
  • Lime Valley Advertising
  • Mankato Area Foundation
  • Minnesota Pork Board
  • Brad Mueller
  • Nielsen Blacktopping, Inc.
  • Partners for Transformation
  • RDO Equipment Company
  • Schwickert’s Tecta America
  • South Central College
  • Scott and Laura Stevens
  • Wingert Realty & Land Services, Inc.
  • Xcel Energy Foundation

Builder

$2,500-$4,999

  • Blue Earth County Corn & Soybean Growers Association, Inc.
  • Carlson Tillisch Eye Clinic
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial Fisher Group and Bluestem Commons
  • Jordan Sands, LLC
  • Kato Engineering – Nidec
  • Mark & Mary Davis Foundation
  • MTU America, Inc.
  • Pub 500
  • Scheels
  • The Free Press Media
  • Ziegler CAT

Supporter

$1,000-$2,499

  • Anonymous Donations
  • Arnold’s of Mankato, Inc.
  • Bamco, Inc.
  • Blinds & More Interior Design Group
  • Braun’s Manufacturing & Welding
  • Lucy Brown
  • Narren Brown
  • Matthew and Lisa Brozik
  • Carlson Craft
  • Cereal Chapter 2 Order Of The Eastern Star
  • Christy Bode Photography
  • City of North Mankato
  • Thomas W. Coughlan
  • Charles and Virginia Danish
  • Jane Marquardt Downs
  • Kristi and Lucas Downs
  • Forrey Septic Systems and Excavating
  • Linda and Robert Frost
  • Gislason & Hunter LLP
  • Greater Minnesota Gas, Inc.
  • Wade and Mary Jo Hensel
  • Joe Koberoski Trees
  • Jonny B’s Bar and Beef
  • Kato Moving & Storage
  • Label Works
  • Lindsay Windows, LLC
  • Mankato Clinic
  • Mankato Downtown Kiwanis Club
  • Mankato Solstice, Inc.
  • Mankato Valley Seed
  • Mathnasium
  • Minnesota Corn Growers Association
  • Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council
  • Minnesota State Transportation Center of Excellence
  • Navitor
  • Deb and Kevin Newman
  • Newman’s Own Foundation
  • Oleson + Hobbie Architects
  • Page Jones Richards Family Fund
  • Parsons Electric, LLC
  • Christine and Fred Powers
  • Protolabs
  • R. Henry Construction, Inc.
  • Rent MSU
  • David and Michelle Schooff
  • Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition
  • Southern Minnesota Construction
  • Stifel
  • Alyssa Stitt and Garron Williams
  • True Real Estate
  • U.S. Bank Foundation
  • Viking Real Estate

Friend

$500 – $999

  • AGCO Corporation
  • Tim Bode
  • Lonnie and Catherine Bristol
  • CHS, Inc.
  • Commerce Drive Dental Group
  • Consolidated Communications
  • Creative Ad Solutions Inc.
  • Debbie and Curt Fisher
  • Goodrich Construction Inc.
  • Google LLC
  • Greater Mankato Rotary
  • Inspired Portrait Photography
  • Holmgren Construction
  • Darrell and Patricia Hylen
  • Keepers RV Center, LTD.
  • Knutson Construction
  • Knutson+Casey Law Firm
  • Carolyn and David Krause
  • Caesar Larson
  • Lloyd Lumber Co.
  • Mankato Lodge 12
  • Bill and Melissa Marks
  • MedExpress
  • Minnesota Masonic Charities
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • James Moller
  • Monarch Healthcare Management
  • Neubau Holdings, LLC
  • Neumann Protection and Consulting, LLC
  • Northern Comfort Inc.
  • Oak Terrace Assisted Living
  • Old Fashioned Carpentry, LLC
  • Pediatric & Adolescent Dentistry, LTD.
  • REMAX Dynamic Agents
  • Schmidt Siding & Window
  • Sign Pro
  • South Central Service Cooperative
  • The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic, P.A.
  • Dennis and Karen Wahlstrom
  • Waletich Corporation
  • Waste Management
  • Diane Winegar
  • Ginger and Jonathan Zierdt

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