Corporate & Community Support

The mission of the Children’s Hands‑On Museum of Northwest Illinois is to offer an accessible, affordable, interactive, and educational environment that will inspire children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world. The museum will provide a diverse, creative center for hands‑on learning through permanent and changing exhibits that will stimulate intellectual curiosity and exploration in children from all types of backgrounds. Thank you for supporting our mission!

Checks may be sent to:
Children’s Hands On Museum of NW Illinois
P.O. Box 366
Freeport. IL 61032

 

Corporate and Community Support Opportunities

Premier Benefactor: $5,000 +/year

Special “Night at the Museum” special event for your business (for children and/or adults!), sponsor month with banner displayed inside the museum, week-long recognition of your company in all social media outlets, VIP status at our Annual Fundraiser plus 8 free tickets, 20 FREE daily admission passes, 10% discount on Family Memberships for your company employees, logo and link on our website and e-newsletter, and recognition on our Sponsor Wall at the Museum.

Benefactor: $2,500 +/year

1 week recognition of your company in all social media outlets, recognition at our Annual Fundraiser plus 4 free tickets, 15 FREE daily admission passes, 10% discount on Family Memberships for your company employees, logo and link on our website and newsletters, and recognition on our Sponsor Wall at the Museum.

Partner: $1500 +/year

Recognition at our annual fundraiser plus 2 free tickets, 10 FREE daily admission passes, logo and link on our website and newsletters, and finally, recognition on our Sponsor Wall at the Museum and website.

Corporate Friend: $1000 +/year

10 FREE admission passes, logo and link on our website and newsletters, and recognition on our Sponsor Wall at the Museum and website.

Community Friend: $100 +/year

5 FREE daily admission passes and recognition on our website.

CHOM “Founders”

The CHOM Founders are those who responded to the Founders capital campaign in 2018, prior to opening our doors at Lincoln Mall in March 2019. We are grateful for their support!

Gold Level ($5000-$9,999)

  • Shirley & Dave Jordan

Silver Level ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • John & Susan Walt

 

Bronze Level ($1,000 – $2,499)

  • My Friend’s Closet Thrift Shop – Lena, WI
  • German American State Bank
  • Lena State Bank
  • State Bank – Freeport
  • State Bank of Davis
  • Battle of the Badges: Freeport Fire & Police Departments
  • Masons of Northwest Illinois
  • Dan & Nancy Schmitt
  • In Memory of Edward Vanderberg
  • Dovie Anderson
  • James & Shelby Bordner

Bronze Level ($1,000 – $2,499) [continued]

  • Chet & Claire Brinkmeier
  • FHS Class of ’67
  • Freeport Family Chiropractic – Dr. Roger Sdao
  • Freeport Recycle Store
  • Gwynne French
  • Golden K
  • Bruce & Kathy Helm
  • Kevin & Kaylee Jordan
  • Kiwanis (Noon)
  • Stephen & Susan Lafferty
  • Michael & Pamela Merry
  • Mark & Mary Miller
  • Dan & Diane Neal
  • Bridget & Peter Servatius
  • Steelworks Organization of Active Retirees
  • Francis & Doris Tiekelmeier
  • Joe & Diane Vaske
  • Edwin & Sandra Toerbe

Special Gifts & Support

100 Women Who Care – $10,000+ (2017)

CHOM “Community Friend”

Sara & Anthony Peska