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. Left to right: David Sweiderk, president and CEO of SECU; Sarah Ryan, director of the SECU MD Foundation; Jen Doyle, director of leadership giving for Kennedy Krieger; and Dr. Bradley L. Schlaggar, president and CEO of Kennedy Krieger

    Team Players

    Local credit union SECU donates funds and volunteer time to help Kennedy Krieger’s patients and students, and their families.

  2. Clockwise, from top right: Jonathan, Sidney, Phyllis, Chloe and Sarah Bresler

    Permanent Impact

    When Jonathan Bresler learned the Institute’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury needed more space, he was determined to help.

  3. Howard in a purple sweater

    Howard’s Story

    A spinal cord bacterial infection changed Howard’s life, but with the help of Kennedy Krieger’s dedicated doctors, nurses and therapists, Howard...

  4. Chris in a green shirt and hat

    Chris’s Story

    Listen to former football player Chris express his gratitude for his doctors, nurses and therapists, and for donors like you who have helped make his...

  5. Peyton and Kennedy Krieger Employee

    Peyton’s Story

    Watch your donation translate to Peyton’s success with the help of our G-EO System™ exoskeleton technology.

  6. WIN’s Wine Walkabout Raises More Than $40,000 for New Therapy Equipment

    The seventh annual Wine Walkabout was hosted by the Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) on Thursday, November 21 at Caves Valley Golf Club.

  7. Showdown at the Baltimore Running Festival

    The competition was fierce. Both had trained harder than ever. Who would win this epic rivalry?

  8. Baltimore Running Festival 2018

    Lucky Number 7 in the Books

    Patients, staff members, family, and friends took to the streets of Baltimore to participate in this year's Baltimore Running Festival.

  9. Jourdan

    Video: Meet Jourdan, a Patient at Our Spinal Cord Injury Center

    Jourdan, 7, was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, a rare disease of the spinal cord that results in flaccid paralysis, 2 years ago.

  10. Sheri’s Story

    Involvement with Team Kennedy Krieger at the annual Baltimore Running Festival has helped Sheri learn to lead a more independent lifestyle.

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