Category Archives: Featured News

What We Do

Kids Making It is a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth program, teaching woodworking, life and entrepreneurial skills to at-risk youth from age 8 into young adulthood. Our goal is for our KMI youth to stay out of trouble, stay in school, graduate and go on to the workforce or college, thereby maturing into successful adults.  Through […]


Do you love woodworking? Want to make a positive impact in a teenager’s life? If you answered yes to both of these questions, consider volunteering at Kids Making It! We need experienced woodworkers to guide KMI youth through various projects as part of our after school / Summer program.Our program runs from 4-6pm weekdays during […]

Volunteer Appreciation

At KMI, our volunteers play an integral role in both our afterschool program as well as our community outreach. Many of our volunteers serve as instructors in our afterschool program. As instructors, they work with our students in the wood shop and art room assisting them on their projects and teaching them new skills. More […]

Summer Camps

During our week-long camps, students will use hand tools to build a project that they take home at the end of the camp. The students are guided step by step through the building process and get to customize their project with their own paint job! The Go Cart and Corn Hole camps are geared for […]

Wilmington kids need help “making it”

A Wilmington mentoring program needs your help. “Kids Making It” teaches kids business and life skills, through woodworking, and art. They sell their creations at a downtown shop. The non- profit program is funded by grants, and donations. Now the group is looking for a boost from Clorox. Clorox selected “Kids Making It” as one […]