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. 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.

  2. Sexuality and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

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

  3. 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?

  4. 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.

  5. 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."

  6. 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...

  7. Play Ball for Kennedy Krieger!

    This summer, the Baltimore Orioles and the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) are helping kids at Kennedy Krieger Institute!

  8. Red Flags in Mental Health—What Parents Should Know

    There is a quiet crisis in our country, one that needs every parent’s attention.

  9. Boy in yellow

    duPont Fund Contributes $100,000 to Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress

    The Jessie Ball duPont Fund has granted Kennedy Krieger $100,000 to the Institute’s Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress.

  10. Child in pool

    Middendorf Foundation Makes $75,000 Grant for Pool Renovation

    The Middendorf Foundation recently granted $75,000 to Kennedy Krieger to help restore an indoor pool at the Institute’s Greenspring campus.