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. Logan's Story

    Logan's Story

    Logan loves dollhouses, fairies, and spending time with her mom and dad. She has a smile that can light up any room.

  2. Greg's Story

    Greg Kenney's Story

    Greg Kenney dreamed of a career on Broadway and has spent much of his youth on stage, performing in over 60 musicals!

  3. Aidan and Colin

    Aidan and Colin's Story

    When Aidan was a toddler, he would hover near the playground, not sure how to play. His hesitation was a sign of a bigger issue.

  4. Macht Fund

    Macht Fund of The Associated Contribute $3,000 to High School Career and Technology Center

    The Macht Fund of The Associated committed $3,000 to the Institute’s High School Career and Technology Center.

  5. Loughran Foundation

    Mary and Daniel Loughran Foundation Awards $10,000 for TeachLivE™ Lab

    The Mary and Daniel Loughran Foundation made a $10,000 grant, allowing for the expansion of TeachLivE™ Lab offerings.

  6. LaVerna Hahn Charitable Trust

    LaVerna Hahn Charitable Trust Makes $15,000 Capital Campaign Grant

    The LaVerna Hahn Charitable Trust has made a $15,000 commitment to Kennedy Krieger’s capital campaign.

  7. Jessie Ball duPont Fund

    Jessie Ball duPont Fund Contributes $120,000 to Mental Health Efforts

    The Jessie Ball duPont Fund has granted $120,000 to Kennedy Krieger Institute to recruit and train social workers.

  8. Middendorf Foundation

    Middendorf Foundation Awards $50,000 for Capital Campaign

    The Middendorf Foundation has committed $50,000 to Kennedy Krieger’s capital campaign.

  9. France-Merrick Foundation

    France-Merrick Foundation Commits $300,000 for Mental Health Services

    The France-Merrick Foundation granted $300,000 to help address the need for mental health services for children with disabilities.

  10. Hearst Foundation

    The Hearst Foundation Makes $125,000 Grant for Capital Campaign

    The Hearst Foundation is supporting Kennedy Krieger’s capital campaign with a $125,000 grant, allowing the Institute to construct a new building.