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. 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.

  2. 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!

  3. Aidan and Colin

    Aidan and Colin's Story

    When Aidan was a toddler, he would hover near the playground, not sure how to play. His hesitation was a sign of a bigger issue.

  4. Megan's Story

    Megan's Story

    A dad requests and receives a reassignment to Baltimore so his daughter can receive the care she needs at Kennedy Krieger.

  5. 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.

  6. Justin's Story

    Justin's Story

    Justin has autism, and he had a hard time doing anything outside of his established routine.

  7. 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.

  8. Melissa's Story

    Melissa's Story

    Melissa is completely at home under the bright lights of a stage, and that’s a good thing since she’s a professional magician.

  9. Destiny's Story

    Destiny's Story

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

  10. Jenna's Story

    Jenna's Story

    A medical breakthrough by Kennedy Krieger offers hope for new treatments and possibly a cure in Jenna Heck’s lifetime.

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