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You're the most important part of Hands On!

The Hands On Children's Museum is a community treasure. It's a gathering place for families to spend time learning and playing together. It's the kind of place that has the power to bring out the best in us, and it shows that we are a community that values children, creativity and the importance of lifelong-learning.

There are so many ways you can support Museum Exhibits and Programs!

Below is a list of ways for you to donate. For more information on making a contribution, call (360) 956-0818 or email development(at)hocm.org.

Click here to make a donation of any amount. 

Special Memberships/Sponsorships

Corporate Memberships

Become a Corporate Member and receive exclusive marketing opportunities for your business as well as unique benefits for your employees and customers. Everyone wins with Corporate Membership!

Leadership Circle

With a donation of $1,000 you can join our important Leadership Circle, a group that gifts field trip scholarships, free and discounted memberships and admission, parent education and family support programming. Join the Leadership Circle.

Program and Event Sponsorships

Become a sponsor of a Museum event or special program and receive highly visible recognition. Call (360) 956-0818 or email development(at)hocm.org to learn about available opportunities.

Capital Donations

Capital donations support new projects and exhibits in the New Museum.

Outright Gifts
Outright gifts of cash, stock, securities and in-kind materials will support the completion of the new museum. Make a donation of any amount.

Exhibit Sponsorships
Sponsor an exhibit, and we'll put your name in front of 300,000 visitors each year. Exhibit sponsorships range from $2,500 to $100,000. Email development(at)hocm.org the current naming opportunities.

Name a Fish in our Salmon Run.

Name a Frog in our Children's Garden.
General Donations

General or operating donations help us expand access to the Museum's facilities and extensive programs to those in under-served communities.

Outright Gifts
Outright gifts of cash, stock, securities and in-kind materials will help us expand access to families and school groups. Make a gift in any amount.

Free & Reduced Admissions Sponsorships 
Each year the Museum serves thousands of kids and their families with free and reduced admissions. Help us keep the doors open to all families regardless of their ability to pay. For more information on becoming a sponsor, call (360) 956-0818 or email development(at)hocm.org. 

Washington State Combined Fund Drive
Do you work for the State? You can designate Hands On to receive all or a portion of your Combined Fund Drive donations. It's easy, and it means so much!

Donate Items on Our Wish List
Help the Museum fulfill an item on our Wish List.


For more information on making a contribution, call (360) 956-0818 or email development(at)hocm.org.