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. Schlaggar

    Meet Dr. Bradley Schlaggar—Our New President and CEO!

    Kennedy Krieger Institute’s new president and CEO, Dr. Bradley Schlaggar, is a pediatric neurologist who comes to us from the Washington University...

  2. WIN Sponsors Camp SOAR for Former Inpatients and Siblings

    Camp SOAR is designed to enhance sibling relationships, and it offers team-building activities, tools and strategies for carrying over the lessons...

  3. Hats & Horses 2018 Raises More Than $300,000

    On Friday, May 4, 2018, more than 370 people attended the third annual Derby-themed Hats & Horses fundraiser for Kennedy Krieger Institute.

  4. Office of Philanthropy Hosts Annual Kennedy Krieger Society Reception

    The 22nd annual Kennedy Krieger Society reception took place on May 10 at the home of Henry and Dot Rosenberg.

  5. Son’s Success in Feeding Program Inspires Family Fund

    When Austin was 18 months old, doctors determined he would need to be treated by a program focused on feeding disorders.

  6. Moving Children Beyond Chronic Pain without Narcotics

    A patient’s past visits to multiple doctors yielded few results and varying diagnoses...

  7. Ferguson

    Helping From Miles Away

    The Fergusons were inspired not only by their son, but also by others working to find a cure for their son’s rare disease.

  8. Breslo

    From Patient to Donor

    Once Jon was on the path to recovery, he knew what he had to do next: help his fellow patients—many of them kids—get their lives back, too.

  9. Jane Neer

    A Lasting Legacy

    Jane Neer’s connection to Kennedy Krieger spans more than seven decades. By including the Institute in her will, she’ll continue that connection for...

  10. Galli Family

    Funding a Brighter Future

    Shelly and Joe want to help as many young adults about to age out of special education funding as possible.

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