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. Running Festival

    Have you participated in the Baltimore Running Festival in the past and want to do so again? Would you like to run a 5K through Baltimore? Is running...

  2. Little Ones With Big Hearts

    Just because these philanthropists can’t yet drive doesn’t mean they can’t mobilize for causes they care about. Meet Josef, Maggie and Matthew, three...

  3. Serenity Through Swimming

    “I like to swim in the pool, really fast,” says Luke, 16, a student at Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Lifeskills and Education for Students with Autism...

  4. Honoring Kennedy Krieger Donors and Celebrating Lainy LeBow-Sachs

    Kennedy Krieger Institute celebrated Lainy LeBow-Sachs, the Institute’s former vice president for external relations, and her 23 years of dedicated...

  5. Play Ball for Kennedy Krieger!

    This summer, the Baltimore Orioles and the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) are helping kids at Kennedy Krieger Institute! Kennedy Krieger is...

  6. Red Flags in Mental Health—What Parents Should Know

    Adolescence is, indeed, a time of transition and change, but severe, dramatic or abrupt changes in behavior can be strong indicators of serious...

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    duPont Fund Contributes $100,000 to Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress

    The Jessie Ball duPont Fund has granted Kennedy Krieger $100,000 to the Institute’s Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress.

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    Middendorf Foundation Makes $75,000 Grant for Pool Renovation

    The Middendorf Foundation recently granted $75,000 to Kennedy Krieger to help restore an indoor pool at the Institute’s Greenspring campus.

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    CTW Foundation Supports Kennedy Krieger with $25,000 Grant

    The CTW Foundation has recently given $25,000 to Kennedy Krieger to further the Institute’s mission.

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    Betty Huse MD Charitable Foundation Grants $12,500 to Support Kennedy Krieger

    The Betty Huse MD Charitable Foundation has recently given $12,500 to Kennedy Krieger to further the Institute’s mission.