We have many ways that you can help us accomplish our mission.

Donate to Kids Making It

Since 1994, the caring support of individuals, businesses and charitable foundations has been the driving force behind our work. It is only through the kind and generous support of our donors that we are able to continue our mission of keeping students in school, out of trouble and helping them to transition successfully into college or the workplace.

Kids Making It, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and your gift is tax deductible to the full extent of the law. IRS Tax ID #26-1606084.

Online Giving

We accept credit card donations through our PayPal account and in our KMI Gift Shop located at 617 Castle Street.

Purchase Kids Making It Products – Goods that you can feel good about!

Kids Making It offers two ways that you can purchase high-quality, handmade, wooden products.

Apprentice Department

Wholesale, online and custom orders available

Specializing in designing and creating custom made wooden, laser engraved and CNC routered plaques, signs, ornaments and more. Each item is created by one of our Apprentice Team members as part of their vocational training program.  Revenue generated helps provide support for other Kids Making It programs and allows us to offer our classes free of charge to area youth. Click here to see our products or learn more.

Gift Shop

Teens in our After School Program have the opportunity to sell their work in our gift shop located at 617 Castle Street in Wilmington, NC. One-of-a-kind, custom projects are available for sale every day.  Students earn 100% of the profit from the sale of any items they have made!

Gifts By Check

Donations can be mailed or delivered to:

Kids Making It, Inc.
617 Castle Street
Wilmington, NC  28401


Publicly-traded stocks, bonds, and mutual funds can be given to Kids Making It. This involves initiating a stock transfer and filling out a Stock Transfer Form. Please contact us to learn more.

Honorary, Memorial or Holiday Giving

Honor or remember someone special by making a gift in their name. Upon your request a gift acknowledgement letter will be sent to the honoree.

Planned Giving

Legacy gifts can be given as well; please consider naming Kids Making It, Inc. in your will or estate plan. We are also able to accept annuities and charitable remainder trusts.


Donation of Goods and Services

Interested in donating equipment, tools, wood, or services? Please contact us at (910) 763-6001 or email us at