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. Nick

    A New Chapter for Nick

    Nick’s stay at Kennedy Krieger turned his life around. As his mom says, “They figured him out.”

  2. Kennedy Krieger Bouquet

    Flowers & Fancies Caring For Their Local Community Through the "Blooms 4 a Better Bmore" program

    In 2016, Kennedy Krieger partnered with Flowers & Fancies, an Owings Mills-based florist, and began a partnership that has continued to blossom...

  3. Thank You Screenshot

    Thank you for a great 2017! [VIDEO]

    Your support helps us provide world-class care to patients with neurological disorders. Thank You.

  4. Make Your Year End Gift Today!

    Make Your Year-End Gift!

    In this video, you'll meet Nasir, who has Kabuki syndrome. Nasir and his family rely on your donations to fund research and new treatments. Please...

  5. 4 woman at Hats and Horses

    With WIN, It’s a ‘Win-Win’ for Patient and Volunteer Families Alike

    The Women’s Initiative Network for Kennedy Krieger offers individuals and families different ways to volunteer at the Institute.

  6. Luna in Wheelchair

    Remarkable Perseverance: Luna's Story

    Luna faced physical and cognitive challenges after an accident. She is one of the many children that Kennedy Krieger helps to heal every day.

  7. Milkshake on Stage

    2017 Festival of Trees Event Wrap Up

    The 28th annual Festival of Trees was a huge success! More than 45,000 attendees kicked off the season at the MD State Fairgrounds.

  8. Girl With Gift

    Making the Holidays Special: Ideas for Families of Children with Special Needs

    While the holiday season can be a magical time for many families, it can also present unique challenges for families of children with special needs.

  9. ‘Art of Unlocking Potential’ Reception

    More than 100 people attended the Oct. 9 opening night reception for the “Art of Unlocking Potential” art exhibit.

  10. Building under construction

    Topping Off the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building

    When completed, the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building will be a major addition to Kennedy Krieger Institute’s existing outpatient center.