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. WIN’s Wine Walkabout to Raise Funds for New Therapy Equipment

    WIN is hosting the seventh annual Wine Walkabout on Thursday, November 21, at Caves Valley Golf Club.

  2. Marcel's Story

    “Marcel is a very happy little boy. He’s gregarious. He loves music,” says Naimah, Marcel’s mom

  3. Santa Needs Elves for the 30th Anniversary Festival of Trees!

    Plans are quickly coming together for Kennedy Krieger’s annual Festival of Trees, held Thanksgiving weekend, November 29 through December 1.

  4. The Fall Fête 3 Raises Over $14,600 for Kennedy Krieger!

    The Fall Fête—a lavish fashion celebration of all that Green Spring Station has to offer—was a smashing success last Friday, September 13.

  5. Gifts of Health, Fitness and Comfort

    In May, Ted and the Charles T. Bauer Charitable Foundation made an indelible impact on the fourth annual Hats & Horses event.

  6. Sexuality and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

    The topic of sexuality is one that’s a challenge for many people to talk about.

  7. Baltimore 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?

  8. 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.

  9. Serenity Through Swimming

    “Swimming has been a large part of Luke’s life for a long time now,” says James, Luke’s dad. “He actually taught himself to be an amazing swimmer."

  10. 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...