Count the Kicks was honored to be the organization selected by three Indianapolis Colts players for the 2022 My Cause My Cleats Campaign, which happens each year during week 13 of the NFL season.

On Dec. 4, 2022, Indianapolis Colts Center Ryan Kelly, Punter Matt Haack, and Placekicker Chase McLaughlin took the field in cleats customized with the Count the Kicks and Every Kick Counts logos during the Sunday Night Football game against the Dallas Cowboys. 

Learn more about the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats campaign, and hear from the athletes and their families about why they are raising awareness and funds to support our mission to save babies.

My Cause My Cleats

Count the Kicks was featured as part of a story on Indianapolis Colts Center Ryan Kelly and his wife Emma during Sunday Night Football on NBC on Dec. 4, 2022. In this clip courtesy of NBC Sports, Ryan and Emma Kelly share more about their daughter Mary Kate, and why they chose to support Count the Kicks.

Melissa Stark with NBC Sports reports on Colts Center Ryan Kelly and why he chose to support Count the Kicks.

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In Their Own Words

Matt Haack and Ryan and Emma Kelly share their personal experience and discuss their commitment to support our mission.

These athletes’ call to action is loud and clear — download the FREE Count the Kicks app during pregnancy.

In the News

Ryan and Emma Kelly endured the loss of their daughter, Mary Kate, in 2021. They are using their platform to raise awareness about the impact of pregnancy loss and stillbirth in the hopes of preventing other families from experiencing the tragic loss of a baby.

  • IndyStar

    Ryan and Emma Kelly bravely shared their daughter Mary Kate’s story with the IndyStar in November 2022.

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  • Op/Ed: Emma Kelly

    Emma Kelly shares her personal experience with pregnancy loss in this Op/Ed in the IndyStar, published in December 2022.

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  • The Bump

    The Bump shares the news that Ryan and Emma Kelly are expecting twin Rainbow Babies after experiencing the loss of daughter MaryKate in the 19th week of pregnancy.

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Kick for a Cause

Every Kick Counts

Athletes like Matt Haack, Ryan Kelly, and Tory Taylor are raising awareness and funds to support Count the Kicks through the Every Kick Counts campaign. Athletes who sign up support our mission by collecting pledges for every score, punt, kick or success they have in their game. Visit the Every Kick Counts website to learn more and get involved.

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