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. Van Brooks

    Once an Injured Football Star, Now a Community Leader

    Overcoming a difficult challenge led Van Brooks to discover a new path to a meaningful future.

  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. Gracie

    Amazing Gracie

    At birth, doctors thought Gracie would not survive because of a serious heart defect.