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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 Development at
443-923-7300, or e-mail events@kennedykrieger.org.

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

Featured Event: Run for THEIR Lives

Run for THEIR Lives


The Zombie Run is a is a national series of runs including: The Zombie Run, The Zombie Run: Extreme, and Black Ops. But don’t just run from zombies, run for their lives — kids battling brain injuries and disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Learn more.