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.

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    Grateful parents Angela and Robert Hughes raised over $11,000 at the Ryan Hughes Dinner and Auction event

    The Ryan Hughes Dinner and Auction event raised over $11,000 and will benefit Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury Center.

  2. Cheryl and Mike

    Celebrating Love: Mike and Cheryl's Story

    All someone has to do if they wish to experience a classic love story is to read Mike and Cheryl’s forty-year journey as a couple.

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    Bull and Oyster Roast

    On Saturday, January 28th, 2017, Jimmy's Seafood hosted a Bull and Oyster Roast to raise money to help send Kennedy Krieger Institute International...

  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. Gracie

    Amazing Gracie

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

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    Hope Through Motion Fundraiser to Honor and Support Spinal Cord Injury Patients

    Family and friends gathered at the Annapolis Maritime Museum to honor Spinal Cord Injury patient, Steve Ritterbush, and raise critical funds.

  7. Logan's Story

    Logan's Story

    Logan loves dollhouses, fairies, and spending time with her mom and dad. She has a smile that can light up any room.

  8. Destiny's Story

    Destiny's Story

    Animal assisted therapy helped lift the spirits of animal lover Destiny Fallas during her rehabilitation from transverse myelitis.

  9. Pfeiffer's Story

    Pfeiffer's Story

    At 4 years old, Victoria “Pfeiffer” Whiteley is funny, precocious, very charming, and wise beyond her years.

  10. Migel's Story

    Migel's Story

    After an ultrasound revealed serious health concerns for her unborn baby, Ashley Sanchez cried her way through the remainder of her pregnancy.

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