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. NOVSF

    Charity Golf Tournament raises more than $70,000 for Traumatic Brain Injuries

    On October 3rd, 120 golfers came together at the 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, Virginia to participate in the 3 rd Annual Northern Virginia Security...

  2. Ribak Family

    Golf Tournament Raises $30K+ for Sturge-Weber Syndrome Research

    On October 1st, more than 140 golfers participated in Tropical Realty’s 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament in Melbourne, FL.

  3. Concussion

    Four Myths About Kids and Concussions

    Dr. Stacy Suskauer, M.D., Director of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program explores four common myths about concussions in children.

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    Kennedy Krieger Breaks Ground on New Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building

    More than 200 people were on hand October 5th to witness the groundbreaking of the new Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building.

  5. 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.

  6. Gabe

    Gabe’s Story

    Gabe’s bright smile masks the pain and struggles he has experienced just to get an education.

  7. Alex with train

    Answers about Alex

    Many couples experience difficulties conceiving a child, and Amy and Andrew Bellanca were among them.

  8. Gracie

    Amazing Gracie

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

  9. BJJ Conquest Event

    BJJ Conquest raises $2,101 for the Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy and Neurodevelopmental Medicine

    Hundreds of people came out and sweated to the oldies at the BJJ Conquest Annual Summer Charity event.

  10. Buckles Kids

    Unbreakable Spirit

    Imagine having not one, but two children with spinal cord injuries. For the Buckles family, this is their reality.

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