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. Austin Gardner

    Unbeatable

    Meet Austin Gardner, Kennedy Krieger High School student and all-around “Renaissance man."

  2. Prom

    Inaugural Prom for Students with Autism

    The guests turned out in their best dress and enjoyed lively music, dancing, a photo booth, and dinner at the school's first prom!

  3. Bands on the Bay

    Bands on the Bay's 10th Anniversary

    The Chesapeake Bay was brought to life on Sunday, May 3, for the 10th annual Bands on the Bay event.

  4. 3 Legged Friend

    Children with Limb Differences Visited by a Special Three-Legged Friend

    Lena, a calm and affectionate black lab, was a highly anticipated guest of honor at The Limb Differences Therapy Group.

  5. Mike Fritschner

    Inspiring Patient: Mike Fritschner

    During a surfing lesson while on a family vacation in 2006, Mike Fritschner felt something ‘pop’ in his back.

  6. Volunteers

    Recognizing Almost Two Decades of Volunteerism

    Mary Beth Connolly has dedicated her time and talent to the Festival of Trees for almost 20 years.

  7. Ben Sawczuk

    Paying It Forward

    Ben received life-changing rehabilitation at Kennedy Krieger’s Pediatric Brain Injury Program after a serious accident at age 8.

  8. WIN

    WIN Needs You!

    For the children and families of Kennedy Krieger, small acts of kindness can make all the difference.

  9. Ballfield Ribbon Cutting

    Field of Dreams

    On September 30, 2014, we celebrated the Dr. Charles E. Silberstein Stadium, Baltimore City's first accessible sports complex.

  10. Rite Aid

    Make a Change with Your Change

    As one of the featured charities, Kennedy Krieger also received a $10,000 grant from the Rite Aid Foundation.

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