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. Kennedy Krieger High School Career and Technology Center

    The Macht Fund of The Associated Gives $3,000 to High School Career and Technology Center

    The Macht Fund supported the Institute’s High School Career and Technology Center with a $3,000 grant to help renovate the school store.

  2. Another ROAR-ing Success!

    We were BLOWN AWAY by the generous support we received from everyone who participated in ROAR for Kids!

  3. Hats & Horses Raises $430,000 for Kennedy Krieger Pool Renovation

    On Friday, May 3, more than 275 people danced, laughed and cried at the fourth annual Derby-themed Hats & Horses fundraiser.

  4. Liza—The ‘Whoa-Whoa’ Girl

    Liza, 9, is a compassionate, caring child who lights up any room she’s in. She was born with spina bifida, causing paralysis in her legs.

  5. World Champion Daniel Romanchuk Stays True to His Kennedy Krieger Roots

    Daniel Romanchuk has a soft spot for Kennedy Krieger. He also has spina bifida, a condition that was diagnosed in utero at 17 weeks.

  6. Swim-A-Thon for Patients Diagnosed with AFM

    Although this is a rare disease, Josef Kay did something very special for a child with AFM who was helped at Kennedy Krieger.

  7. Dave Hickey and Pablo Pineyro

    Standing Up for Neurodiversity

    BD joins Kennedy Krieger to promote neurodiversity in the workplace.

  8. Paul (left) and Susan (center) Wolman meet with Alexandra Chrissell, a Baltimore City Public Schools teacher and Teach For America fellow

    A Family Tradition

    Supporting a special education initiative at Kennedy Krieger was a natural fit for the Wolman family.

  9. Lainy LeBow-Sachs

    A Lasting Legacy

    Lainy's 23 years of outreach and fundraising for Kennedy Krieger have inspired thousands to support the Institute.

  10. Landon Brown, pictured holding an award he received in recognition of his fundraising efforts

    Champion for Kennedy Krieger

    One of the Institute's youngest donors found his passion for sports at Kennedy Krieger.