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. Kayleigh

    A Tribute to Caregivers

    Can you imagine being a young mother and taking your baby home for the first time? Most new moms feel a little bit frightened – this helpless little...

  2. Greg's Story

    USA TODAY/Media Planet March Magazine Cover Features Teen Patient

    It is no wonder that Greg Kenney’s cover story in USA Today/Media Planet’s March magazine section was nominated for the “Best Editorial” quarterly...

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    Wristband Creations donates custom Kennedy Krieger Institute Wristbands

    Wristband Creations donated 300 custom wristbands to the Institute.

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    Volunteers Needed for the Constellation Senior Players Championship

    The Constellation Senior Players Championship is returning to Baltimore in July 2017.

  5. Family of 3

    The ABCs of Affection: Challenges to Teaching Children to Give and Accept Healthy Affection

    Every culture, family and individual human being—adult or child—relates differently to expressions of affection.

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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.

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    Marksmen Company Makes $15,000 Grant

    The Marksmen Company gave $15,000 to Kennedy Krieger to further the Institute’s mission.

  8. Sportcycle Fitness Equipment

    Phase Foundation Contributes $3,000 for High School and LEAP Programs

    The Phase Foundation made a $3,000 grant to Kennedy Krieger in support of the Fit and Healthy Project at the High School and LEAP programs.

  9. Patients in sweatshirts

    Louis H. Gross Foundation Grants $10,000

    The Louis H. Gross Foundation gave $10,000 to Kennedy Krieger to further the Institute’s mission.

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    Morgan Stanley Grants $5,000 for Therapeutic Toys

    The Morgan Stanley Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Child Life and Therapeutic Recreation Department at Kennedy Krieger.