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. 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.

  2. Gabe

    Gabe’s Story

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

  3. Alex with train

    Answers about Alex

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

  4. Gracie

    Amazing Gracie

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

  5. 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.

  6. Buckles Kids

    Unbreakable Spirit

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

  7. ADHD Highlighted

    We’re Thinking About ADHD All Wrong

    In the last twenty years, there has been a 30 percent increase in the number of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnoses.

  8. Gordon Family

    Giving is a Family Affair

    Jack says he enjoys seeing the smiles on everyone’s faces when he volunteers with kids at Kennedy Krieger.

  9. Exterior of Kennedy Krieger's New Building

    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Contributes $500,000 to Capital Campaign

    The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has committed $500,000 to Kennedy Krieger’s capital campaign, playing a large role in funding its new building.

  10. Parent with Child in Doctor's Office

    Stulman Charitable Foundation Supports Mental Health Services with $100,000 Grant

    The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation recently granted $100,000 to Kennedy Krieger for mental health efforts.