2020 Gratitude Report

2020 Gratitude Report
Giving Back, Moving Forward

With our annual Gratitude Report, we honor our donors—the many individuals, families and organizations around the world who choose to give to and support Kennedy Krieger Institute.
We’re so thankful for our donors. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to serve 25,000 patients and students a year with treatment, therapy, education and research to help them live their lives to the fullest.
We’re grateful that so many people—whether as individuals or families, or through an organization—make the Institute a priority when it comes to giving back. Their generosity allows our patients and students, and their families, to move forward, surpassing goals and fulfilling dreams.
To all of our donors: Thank you! To those considering becoming a donor or volunteer, please join us!
We invite you to read about some of our many donors in the stories below:

Back row: Nick Cortezi, Leslie Bellavia, and Meg and Lynn Cortezi. Front row: Finn and Ben Bellavia-Cortezi.Lifelong Dedication

As a legacy donor to Kennedy Krieger, Dr. Nancy Grasmick is helping ensure the Institute's excellence for generations to come.

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A photo of Karen ColvinThe Gift of Communication

Inspired by the passion of Kennedy Krieger staff members, Karen Colvin chose unique and caring ways to give to the Institute.

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Siblings Matthew and Maggie Schneider.Our Next Generation of Givers

Young violinists Maggie and Matthew Schneider use their musical talents to help Kennedy Krieger’s patients and students, and their families.

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Matt and Dulany DentGiving Together

For many years, Dulany and Matt Dent, along with their three children, have supported Kennedy Krieger in ways that are both numerous and distinct.

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Lainy LeBow-SachsRaising Funds and Awareness

When the Ribaks learned their granddaughter had Sturge-Weber syndrome, they decided to help not just her, but all those with the rare condition.

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Matthew and Ed SlatteryHelping Others Have Hope

After Kennedy Krieger therapists gave his son a second chance at life, Ed Slattery set up a fund to help other kids get that second chance, too.

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Mark and Sandy FurstGiving Kids and Families a Chance

The Mark and Sandy Furst Scholarship Fund honors Mark’s legacy by supporting families with children attending PACT’s medical child care program.

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Gallery of Gratitude

Our events raised much-needed funds for the Institute, and were a lot of fun for attendees!

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