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With a variety of fundraisers, professional conferences and special events related to the important work done at Kennedy Krieger Institute, you’ll find a number of things where you can get involved. From continuing education conferences for both professionals and caregivers, to major fundraising events and local organization meetings, there are numerous opportunities for you to choose from. Please take a moment to explore all the exciting things that are happening and make plans to attend and support our work.

Several Institute events, such as the Festival of Trees and ROAR for Autism, help raise significant funding for our programs. The success of these events relies heavily on much-appreciated corporate sponsorships, volunteers, and your continued support.

To become a corporate partner, volunteer, or to get involved, please contact our Office of Philanthropy at
443-923-7300, or e-mail events@kennedykrieger.org.

Baltimore Running Festival 2015

Baltimore Running Festival Logo


Registration for our 4th annual Kennedy Krieger Institute's Baltimore Running Festival Charity Team is now open! This year's Baltimore Running Festival is taking place on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Learn more.

Featured Event: The Zombie Run

I HEART Brains


Kennedy Krieger Institute is the designated national charity of the Zombie Run—a series of unique 5k obstacle course races around the country. As part of this nationwide effort, race participants are asked to join the "I Heart Brains" movement to help kids battling brain injuries & disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Learn more.

Featured Event: Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees


Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Festival of Trees is a three-day holiday-themed festival held to raise funds for research, treatment, education and community programs at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. The focal point of the event is the holiday décor which features more than 600 spectacular holiday trees, wreaths, and gingerbread houses created by local designers, artists, organizations and community groups. Additional attractions include live holiday entertainment, more than 100 season merchants, children’s craft and game area, magical carousel, “reindeer” pony rides and, of course, Santa. For more information visit www.festivaloftrees.kennedykrieger.org