Making a Difference

Every day, people like you make a difference in the life of a child at Kennedy Krieger.

Welcome! There are many ways to make a difference in a child’s life, and just as many stories about how people—like you—have helped us fulfill our mission. This blog tells those stories. Check back regularly for inspiring stories, reports from our special events, and information about new initiatives and opportunities for you to get involved.

  1. A Taste of Greece

    A Taste of Greece

    On Friday, September 30 th approximately 60 family, friends and coworkers attended the 4 th annual A Taste of Greece at Acropolis Restaurant...

  2. NOVSF

    Charity Golf Tournament raises more than $70,000 for Traumatic Brain Injuries

    On October 3rd, 120 golfers came together at the 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, Virginia to participate in the 3 rd Annual Northern Virginia Security...

  3. Ribak Family

    Golf Tournament Raises $30K+ for Sturge-Weber Syndrome Research

    On October 1st, more than 140 golfers participated in Tropical Realty’s 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament in Melbourne, FL.

  4. Team Kennedy Krieger Hits the Streets of Baltimore

    More than 200 Kennedy Krieger Institute patients, staff members, family, & friends participated in the 2016 Baltimore Running Festival.

  5. Gabe

    Gabe’s Story

    Gabe’s bright smile masks the pain and struggles he has experienced just to get an education.

  6. Alex with train

    Answers about Alex

    Many couples experience difficulties conceiving a child, and Amy and Andrew Bellanca were among them.

  7. Gracie

    Amazing Gracie

    At birth, doctors thought Gracie would not survive because of a serious heart defect.

  8. BJJ Conquest Event

    BJJ Conquest raises $2,101 for the Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy and Neurodevelopmental Medicine

    Hundreds of people came out and sweated to the oldies at the BJJ Conquest Annual Summer Charity event.

  9. Buckles Kids

    Unbreakable Spirit

    Imagine having not one, but two children with spinal cord injuries. For the Buckles family, this is their reality.

  10. ADHD Highlighted

    We’re Thinking About ADHD All Wrong

    In the last twenty years, there has been a 30 percent increase in the number of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnoses.