Thank You to Our Sponsors and Donors

NDC thanks the following institutions for their support:

* Denotes In-Kind Gifts

ACME Party & Tent*
A Pop of Literacy*
Bam Bam Martial Arts Academy
Bellaire Crumbl*
Bellaire Young Mothers
Charities Aid Foundation of America
Confectionary Home*
Domain Cellars*
Durio & Company, P.C.*
George and Mary Hamman Foundation
Ginzbarg Family Fund
Harris County Commissioner, Precinct 3
Hawthorne Nutrition LLC*
Hicks Thomas LLP
Houston Zoo*
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Inner Loop Headshots
Java Pura Coffee Roasters*

John P. McGovern Foundation
Junior League of Houston
Katie & Co.*
Kendra Scott
LaWell Photography
Locke Lord LLP
Megan Murray Photography*
Meredith Flaherty Photography*
Metcalf Fine Art Portraits*
Parker Handmade*
Penny’s Beer Garden*
Prosperity Bank
River Oaks Garden Club
Rooted Garden*
Saint Shore*
Segway Tours of Houston*
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shell Oil Company
Shopaholic Sanctuary*
Space Center Houston*
State Farm Companies Foundation
Stephen M. Seay Foundation
StretchLab Bellaire*
Susan Vaughan Foundation
Swim with Sophie*
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
The 401*
The Garden Club of Houston
The West Endowment
Tomfoolery Toys & Books*
Top Gun Range*
University School of Jackson
Uplifting Wines*
Village Plumbing and Air
Yard Peeps*

NDC is deeply grateful to the many individual donors who have contributed financial and in-kind support to our programs, events, and general operations. These gifts ensure that NDC remains an oasis of nature and a resource for nature education and play accessible to all Houstonians. With our paid programming cut back during the pandemic as demand for outdoor spaces has skyrocketed, your generosity has a greater impact than ever before.

With the rise of data scraping from public websites, NDC has elected to protect donor privacy by not listing individual donors on our website.

Thank You to Our Members

NDC extends special thanks to the following Wildlife Partner and Wildlife Supporter level members. Asterisks denote those joining us at the Wildlife Supporter or Wildlife Partner level or renewing their Supporter or Partner level memberships between 1/1/23 and 3/31/23.

Wildlife Supporter Level

Rachel Cruz Auwarter
Karen Banks
Elizabeth Brierre
Edward Chan
Meredith Clarage
Ben Cowan
Meredith Davis
Dybala Household
Heather & Doug Fishman*
Stephen Fohn*
Michelle & Nick Forsten*
Elizabeth Garcia
Milenka Cuevas Guaman*
Ami Halbur
Pat Higgins
Linda & Barry Hunsaker
Marjorie & George Leventon
Sheryl Marquez
Sylvia Mayer
Jessi & Kenneth Mays
Emily Merrell*
Mosbacher Household*
Charlene Owens
Dolores Peterson
Jackie Phillips
Angela Roth
Samira Saedi*
Susan Sample
Cheryl Smith
Elizabeth Sparks*
Barbara & Paul Stern*
Jessica Howton Stool & Brent Stool
TIffany Stott
Jennifer Taylor
Meagan Thorp*
Teresa Tijerina*
Ramesh Vadlamani
Jelena & Yongxia Zhang

Wildlife Partner Level

Jamie & Robert Allen
Kimberly Ayres*
Matthew Barrett*
Betsy & David Black
Jennifer Brand
Elizabeth Cosgrove
Delozier Household*
Lindsay Derman
Mike Drob
Vanessa Gaona
Julia Glaser*
Joel Gluskin & Talya Arbisser
Lindsay & Jose Hernandez
Montshona & Obi Ihekweazu
Jonathan Ishee*
Emily Klein
Noah Markham
Russ Pitman
Cookie & Ben Portnoy*
Alexi Poulos
Vanessa Sims*
Aerin Kaye & Quentin Smith*
Lauren Snitzer & Josh Botdorf
Lee-Hwei & Hsiang-Ning Sun*
Kendall Tamlyn*
Deborah & John Willis*
Sarah Zizinia

Acknowledgement on our website is a listed benefit of Supporter and Partner level memberships. If you would like your name removed from this site for privacy reasons, please contact