Welcome to our website!

What is MKC?

Making Kids Count, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the Mahoning Valley that believes that every child deserves to feel special, regardless of circumstances. We have a number of programs that enable us to further our charitable purpose.


Our Impact

Our programs bring positive emotional experiences to children and their families by supporting everyday needs, boosting confidence, and lifting spirits. We will continue to expand our programs to reach as many people as possible.


Your Help

With your help, MKC can do great things for our community! We are always in need for great volunteers that feel passionate about our cause. We will post volunteer opportunites on our Facebook site as well as in our monthly e-newsletter.


Thank You

Thank you for stopping by to check out our website! Please look around and learn more about us and join our e-newsletter list by sending us your name and e-mail address to mkc@makingkidscount.org with Newsletter in the subject line.




WKBN Interview with Youngstown-Youth Flag Football Association and MKC

On December 20, 2013, the Youngstown-Youth Flag Football Association (Y.Y.F.F.A.) presented a check to Making Kids Count on the morning show! Click the picture above to watch the news segment!

MKC Giving Program Highlighted on Regional Chamber Take 5

In this installment of Take 5 with the Regional Chamber, they take a look at what goes into decorating the Eastwood Mall for the holidays and what the mall has planned for Black Friday. They also visit four local charities that could use your help this holiday season: Making Kids Count, the Beatitude House, Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley and Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County. Click the picture above to watch the video!

Making Kids Count Featured by Good360

Making Kids Count was recently featured on Good360's Blog here!