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2022 DISCOVERY AWARDS

Every year, the Discovery Award is presented to extraordinary individuals who are builderscreators, and models for good in their industries and communities. 

It recognizes the importance of their work and their commitment to modeling what it means to lead with purpose and integrity for the next generation.

 
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2022 HONOREES

This year, we are proud to honor Mary Kitchen & Jon Orszag, and Nadina & Fernando Szew.

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MARY KITCHEN & JON ORSZAG

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NADINA & FERNANDO SZEW

 

TICKET PACKAGES

DISCOVER

$50,000

  • Lead donor/sponsor of Discovery Awards

  • Underwriting of an activation with donor signage

  • Acknowledgment as lead donor/sponsor on invitation

  • Full-page doodle on inside cover of commemorative Doodle Book

  • 30 tickets to event with two reserved VIP areas

  • Prominent acknowledgment on signage and in event program and promotional emails (25k+ subscribers)

  • $50k “Blade of Grass” in the Generosity Garden for the lifetime of the museum

  • Recognition at the highest level on the PLAY FOR ALL Wall at the Cayton Children’s Museum

CAN UNDERWRITE ONE YEAR OF SENSORY
PROGRAMMING FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

THINK

$10,000

CAN PROVIDE FREE ADMISSION FOR 450 CHILDREN IN LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS.

  • Full-page doodle in commemorative Doodle Book

  • 10 tickets to event with one reserved table

  • Acknowledgment on signage and in event program and promotional emails (25k+ subscribers)

  • Recognition at the $10k level on the PLAY FOR ALL Wall at the Cayton Children’s Museum

PLAY

$2,500

CAN PROVIDE CLASS AND CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS
FOR
5 CHILDREN IN LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS

  • Full-page doodle in commemorative Doodle Book

  • 5 tickets to event***

  • Acknowledgment in event program and post-event email (25k+ subscribers)

 Ticket packages range from $2,500 to $50,000 for lead underwriting/sponsorship. Packages $10,000+ get reserved VIP sections or tables with their tickets. Please email our development team at DA@caytonmuseum.org for interest in $25k or $50k packages.  

CREATE

$25,000

CAN UNDERWRITE 10 FIELD TRIPS FOR 400 STUDENTS
AT SCHOOLS IN UNDER-RESOURCED COMMUNITIES

  • Sponsorship of an event activation with donor signage

  • Acknowledgment on invitation

  • Full-page doodle with priority placement in commemorative Doodle Book

  • ­20 tickets to event with one reserved VIP area

  • Special acknowledgment on signage, and in event program and promotional emails (25k+ subscribers)

  • $25k “Blade of Grass” in the Generosity Garden for the lifetime of the museum

  • Recognition at the highest level on the PLAY FOR ALL Wall at the Cayton Children’s Museum

CONNECT

$5,000

CAN PROVIDE ART SUPPLIES FOR ROUGHLY 3,000
CHILDREN
PARTICIPATING IN OUR DAILY PROGRAMS

  • Full-page doodle in commemorative Doodle Book

  • 10 tickets to event***

  • Acknowledgment in event program and post-event email (25k+ subscribers)

INDIVIDUAL TICKET

$500

— 1 ticket to event

*** PLEASE NOTE: $2,500 and $5,000 ticket packages and individual tickets will not have reserved tables. 

 
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DOODLE BOOK

Sponsor a Doodle

The Doodle Book is the Cayton’s version of an ad tribute journal. Each doodle is a one-of-a-kind, created for the book by our members and visitors. Underwriters will be acknowledged on each doodle.

$10,000

UNDERWRITE A TWO-PAGE DOODLE SPREAD WITH PRIORITY PLACEMENT

$5,000

UNDERWRITE A FULL-PAGE DOODLE WITH PRIORITY PLACEMENT

$2,500

UNDERWRITE A FULL-PAGE DOODLE

DEADLINE TO COMMIT: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14

 

MAKE A DONATION

Can’t Attend? Make a donation.

Support the Cayton’s efforts to provide PLAY FOR ALL. Your tax-deductible donation can help provide free admission for children and families in low-income households and bring play to kids living in underserved neighborhoods.

 
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CO-CHAIRS

ADAM & CAROLINA WALTUCH    /     ALEXA DELL   /     ALINE NAKASHIMA BURNS & RYAN BURNS   /     ANDREA & BARRY CAYTON   /     ANDY & LAUREN KLEINMAN   /     ANDY KAPLAN & ALLISON WRIGHT   /     ASHLEIGH DEMPSTER & MATT GEORGE   /     BEN & JEN SILVERMAN   /   CARL & JENNIFER FREED   /     CAROLYN BERNSTEIN & NICK GRAD   /     CHARLES ORTNER   /   CHELSEA & KEVIN WASHINGTON   /     CHRIS HARRISON & LAUREN ZIMA   /     CRAIG ERWICH   /     DENISE & DANIEL PERLSTEIN   /     GELENA & KEITH WASSERMAN   /     HAERAN & DAVID ZEDECK   /     HALLE & OLIVER HAMMOND   /     HEIDI & JON MONKARSH   /     HILLARY MOW CERVIERI & PETER CERVIERI   /     JAMES CARVILLE & MARY MATALIN   /     JAMES MANDELBAUM & STEVE BYRNES   /     JASON & YAAS SNIBBE   /     JEN GARCIA ALLEN & JEFFERSON ALLEN   /     JENNA & TODD BINDER   /     JENNIFER E. COHEN & CURTIS COHEN   /   JESSICA & HARLEY PASTERNAK   /     JESSICA & JASON DIAMOND   /     JESSICA YELLIN    /   JOHN & JOY KING   /     JULIE GADINSKY & LARRY FROCH   /     KELSEY & BOBBY MURPHY   /   KEVIN BEGGS & DIANNA LAU   /     KURT RAPPAPORT   /     LAUREN NOECKER & CHRISTIAN ROBERT   /     MARK & JESS DIPAOLA   /     MORT MARCUS & DEBBY KLEIN   /     NADINE & MICHAEL LEVITT   /     NATALIE FULLER   /     NICOLE CLEMENS   /     PHIL & DEBRA GURIN   /   RAYNI & BRANDEN WILLIAMS   /     RODNEY & LAUREN FREEMAN   /     SARAH MICHELLE PRINZE

   /     SCOTT GREENBERG   /     SHERYL & JEFF WACHTEL   /     SKIP PAUL & VAN FLETCHER   /   STACEY & LARRY KOHL   /     STEPHANIE SCHAFFER & SCOTT MARLETTE   /     STEPHEN & PEGGY DAVIS   /     SUSAN & ROBERT ROVNER   /     SUSAN GOLDSMITH & VAN HOHMAN   /   VANESSA & DARRYL FRANK   /     VICTORIA & TOMMY DANHAKL   /     YAEL COHEN BRAUN

 
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PAST HONOREES

2021 TARA DUNCAN  /  CHARLOTTE & GARY GILBERT  /  ARYEH GOLDBERG 2020 SUSAN & ROBERT ROVNER  /  CHELSEA & KEVIN WASHINGTON 2019 NICOLE CLEMENS  /  ART COPPOLA 2018 ANDREA & BARRY CAYTON  /  CRAIG ERWICH  /  SANDRA STERN 2017 CAROLYN BERNSTEIN & NICK GRAD  /  RAYNI & BRANDEN WILLIAMS 2016 DARRYL & VANESSA FRANK  /  AARON ROSENBERG  /  DANNY ROSE 2015 KAREY BURKE  /  JAMES MANDELBAUM 2014 DICK LIPPIN  /  ALLISON SHEARMUR 2013 DAVID MADDEN  / MARGARET LOESCH  /  SANFORD MICHELMAN 2012 SHARON SACKS  /  DEBORAH KLEIN & MORT MARCUS  /  CARRIE LIEBERMAN 2011 ANDY KAPLAN  /  COURTNEY MIZEL  / RICHARD SMITH 2010 STEPHEN J. DAVIS  /  BARBARA PROBER 2009 KEVIN BEGGS  / DANA PACHULSKI  /  JENNIFER WOOSTER 2008 JEFF WACHTEL  /  DR. CHARLES SOPHY 2007 MISSY HALPERIN  /  LINDA SIMENSKY 2006 RODNEY FREEMAN  /  WENDY MOSS KLEIN 2005 JENNA ADLER  /  DAN ADLER  /  JENNIFER E. COHEN 2004 MARK ITKIN  / GLORIA & JERRY LUSHING 2003 BARBARA FISHER  /  CYNTHIA SIKES YORKIN 2002 ANDY HEYWARD  /  ARTHUR HILLER 2001 JEAN FRIEDMAN  /  GARY E. KNELL

 
 

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