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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    Mary and Daniel Loughran Foundation Support High School Recreational Room with $10,000

    The Mary and Daniel Loughran Foundation contributed $10,000 toward a recreational room at the Kennedy Krieger High School.

  2. Kristen with her family

    Never Giving Up

    Kristen and her family, who live in Tennessee, were told by more than one doctor that she wouldn’t walk again.

  3. Clark Family

    Clark Family Gets Active While Raising Money for Sturge-Weber

    A grandmother's passion to get active and give back to Kennedy Krieger has become an annual tradition that involves family and friends.

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    21st Annual Kennedy Krieger Society Reception

    The 21st annual Kennedy Krieger Society reception was held on May 22 at the home of Ben and Wendy Griswold.

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    A ROARing Success

    Despite the threat of inclement weather, more than 1,000 registered participants came to Oregon Ridge Park.

  6. 4 woman at Hats and Horses

    Hats & Horses Raises $285,000 for New Technologies at Kennedy Krieger

    On Friday, May 5, more than 300 people attended Hats & Horses Benefiting Kids at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

  7. Word Cloud about Surveys

    What We Found Out About You: March 2017 Donor Survey Results

    In March, Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Office of Philanthropy conducted an online survey of the Institute’s supporters.

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    Help Us Fundraise by Voting for Team Kennedy Krieger in the PGA Tour Volunteer Challenge

    As part of the PGA Tour’s Constellation Senior Players Championship, Team Kennedy Krieger is participating in the PGA Tour Volunteer Challenge.

  9. Family by Christmas Tree

    Nicholas Blanco Foundation Hosts Annual Holiday Party Benefiting Kennedy Krieger

    What began as a housewarming party that raised $200 in 2010 has turned into a full-fledged fundraiser bringing in thousands of dollars every year.

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    The Challenge and Importance of Making Friends

    Navigating the search for real human connection can be as painful as it can be rewarding.