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.

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    Grateful parents Angela and Robert Hughes raised over $11,000 at the Ryan Hughes Dinner and Auction event

    The Ryan Hughes Dinner and Auction event raised over $11,000 and will benefit Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury Center.

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    Marksmen Company Makes $15,000 Grant

    The Marksmen Company gave $15,000 to Kennedy Krieger to further the Institute’s mission.

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    Phase Foundation Contributes $3,000 for High School and LEAP Programs

    The Phase Foundation made a $3,000 grant to Kennedy Krieger in support of the Fit and Healthy Project at the High School and LEAP programs.

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    Louis H. Gross Foundation Grants $10,000

    The Louis H. Gross Foundation gave $10,000 to Kennedy Krieger to further the Institute’s mission.

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    Morgan Stanley Grants $5,000 for Therapeutic Toys

    The Morgan Stanley Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Child Life and Therapeutic Recreation Department at Kennedy Krieger.

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    LSA Enterprises Contributes $5,000

    LSA Enterprises recently gave $5,000 to the Institute.

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    Goldsmith Family Foundation Provides $5,000 for Video Modeling Project

    The Goldsmith Family Foundation has granted Kennedy Krieger $5,000 to bring video modeling to the Institute’s Lower/Middle School.

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    Betty Huse MD Charitable Foundation Contributes $15,000

    The Betty Huse MD Charitable Foundation gave $15,000 to Kennedy Krieger to further the Institute’s mission.

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    Jill Fox Memorial Fund Gives $20,000 to Psychiatric Mental Health Program

    The Jill Fox Memorial Fund has contributed $20,000 to provide assistance to pediatric patients in the Institute’s Psychiatric Mental Health Program.

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    Celebrating Love: Mike and Cheryl's Story

    All someone has to do if they wish to experience a classic love story is to read Mike and Cheryl’s forty-year journey as a couple.