The Pittsburgh Kids Foundation depends on the generous giving of people like you. Whether it's to send a kid to summer camp or feed an orphan in Haiti, your gift will make a tremendous difference in the life of a kid!

Support the PKF

Thank you to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation who, like us, believes that Kids Are The Future.  Thank you for believing in us and supporting the work that we do to bring about change in lives in both Pittsburgh and Haiti!

The PKF is a 501c3 and all donations are tax deductible. Your support is appreciated. 




Mara McClain

Mara McClain was one of the first women to work full-time in student ministry in Pittsburgh. She attended the Pittsburgh Institute of Youth Ministry’s four year training program. Mara holds a Master’s of Social Work Degree from The University of Pittsburgh and has worked as a medical and mental health social worker. She also served 8 years as the Director of Operations for a contemporary worship service in South Carolina. Mara loves to see the Gospel communicated in new and creative ways. She met her husband, Chris, in high school while attending a student ministry event. They have two great teen-agers and two dogs.

Mara enjoys snow skiing, traveling, playing tennis, and running. She also writes for Bible Reading Fellowship and currently works in her family’s engineering firm.