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. Greg's Story

    Greg Kenney's Story

    Greg Kenney dreamed of a career on Broadway and has spent much of his youth on stage, performing in over 60 musicals!

  2. Morgan's Story

    Morgan's Story

    Morgan loves lacrosse and soccer, and is known for her high energy and athleticism. But a sledding accident threatened that.

  3. Mark's Story

    Mark's Story

    Mark hasn’t been able to sing, dance, or act since last summer, when he suffered a traumatic brain injury in a Jet-Ski accident.

  4. Kokayi's Story

    Kokayi's Story

    After a brain tumor blindsided Kokayi and left him without the ability to walk, talk, or even swallow, he fought to get his life back.

  5. Perry's Story

    Perry's Story

    After cancer and chemotherapy left her fragile, Perry found her strength with the help of Kennedy Krieger’s Specialized Transition Program.

  6. Matthew S's Story

    Matthew S's Story

    Matthew Slattery defied expectations in his recovery from traumatic brain injury with the help of the brain injury rehabilitation program.

  7. Graeme's Story

    Graeme's Story

    The Frost family saga divides in two parts: before December 3, 2004 and after. For on that day, the Frost’s car hit ice, then a tree...

  8. Allie's Story

    Allie Schwalbe's Story

    Seeing 2-year-old Allie Schwalbe’s arm wrapped in a cast during therapy, you might assume she has a broken arm.

  9. Cameron's Story

    Cameron's Story

    As 6-year-old Cameron Mott sings and dances her way around her family’s North Carolina living room, it’s obvious she has some serious star power.

  10. Ben's Story

    Ben's Story

    One minute, everyone was enjoying a leisurely ride home on their bikes, and the next minute, tragedy struck when Ben was hit by a car.

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