Becauseall children deserve to feel special

Our Mission: To make the lives of children and their families a little brighter by focusing on their individual needs with the help of volunteers.

welcome to making kids count

Thanks for visiting our website. We hope that you learn a lot about Making Kids Count and the work that we are doing in the Mahoning Valley!

What is

Making Kids Count is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the Mahoning Valley dedicated to the most vulnerable in our community, children.


Our 15 different programs bring positive emotional experiences to children and their families by supporting everyday needs, boosting confidence and lifting spirits.


With your help, Making Kids Count can do great things for our community. We are always in need of great volunteers who feel passionate about our cause. Also, your donation will go a long way and would be much appreciated!


Thank you for checking out our website! Please consider joining our e-newsletter list below and making a donation to help us continue our valuable programs!

At a Glance

We look to provide positive experiences and to equip children with everyday necessities enabling them to succeed.

From Comfort Kits to After School Tutoring to our Summer Food Program, Making Kids Count offers 15 different programs to help children ages 0-18. See the links above to learn more about our programming.

Making Kids Count has two private donors that fund payroll, rent and utilities, meaning that your donation goes directly back into the community you love, creating the largest impact possible!

By the Numbers


Diapers Distributed to Our Partner Agencies

Comfort Kits Delivered to Children Services in 5 Surrounding Counties

Bags of Groceries Delivered During our Summer Food Program

Volunteer Hours

A Proud Member of the Baby2Baby National Network

Our Corporate Donors



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