Your donation gives the gift that will expand the Museum’s impact on children in the community. Our donors help us maintain and grow our early childhood education services and programming in southeastern North Carolina.  Together we are helping children learn and grow. Learn more about the ways you can help below.

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We offer a safe and engaging environment and outreach where children can actively learn through creative and imaginative play since 1997. It is because of you that the children in our community continue to have a safe, engaging place to play to learn. Thank you for your continued support of The Children's Museum of Wilmington.

Monthly giving is an easy and convenient way to make a difference in the lives of area children. This is a hassle-free, tax-deductible, safe, and secure way to support The Children's Museum. Donors can choose to support our Outreach, Art, Literacy, or STEM programs.  

 

Click here to make a monetary donation or become a monthly donor today.

AmazonSmile & Wish List
AmazonSmile is a simple, automatic way for you to support The Children’s Museum of Wilmington every time you shop! The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price – at no cost to you! Search Wilmington Children's Museum to set us at your AmazonSmile charity! Click here to check out our Amazon Wish List.
 
Lakeshore Learning
Are you looking for a way to support specific areas of the Museum? Lakeshore Learning is an educational store serving teachers since the 1950’s. Items on our Lakeshore Learning Wish List will benefit children throughout the Museum as well as in our Educational Programming.
 

CREATE A LASTING MEMORY
Paint a plank to support The Children's Museum of Wilmington and enjoy a fun family project. Funds will help develop our educational programming. These special planks, designed and painted by your family, will be prominently displayed in the Museum. Planks are 6" x  48" and your own to carve, wood-burn, or decorate. Cost: $500. Contact Heather Sellgren at hsellgren@playwilmington.org to get started!

Donate a membership
Give the gift of membership to a local family in need. Starting at only $155, you can give one under resourced family an Adventurer or Explorer family membership to the Museum. This membership provides unlimited admission for (2) named adults and all the children in the household. Click here to more about our memberships.

volunteer
We have a variety of ways you can volunteer with us! All volunteers must have a positive attitude, be friendly, and most importantly, work well with children. You must be 16 years or older and complete 20 hours within 6 months time. Submit completed Volunteer Applications and documents in person at our Front Desk or email them to Business Coordinator Katie Roby at kroby@playwilmington.org. Click here for the Volunteer Application.
 

For more information on how you can support The Children's Museum of Wilmington, please contact Heather Sellgren at hsellgren@playwilmington.org