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. Sarah Gehring and her husband, Michael Tomaro

    Giving Back

    Sarah Gehring, a former patient at Kennedy Krieger, gives back to honor those who’ve helped her.

  2. Miles Smiles for Cerebral Palsy

    Miles uses his smiles and platform to raise money for the Silberstein-Harryman Endowment.

  3. BJJ Conquest Event

    BJJ Conquest raises $2,101 for the Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy and Neurodevelopmental Medicine

    Hundreds of people came out and sweated to the oldies at the BJJ Conquest Annual Summer Charity event.

  4. Jordan's Story

    Jordan's Story

    Jordan Miller is a quiet boy of 10 amidst a room of rowdier children playing together, and at first glance looks just like your typical third grader.

  5. Maegan's Story

    Maegan's Story

    When it came to their daughter Maegan, the Barnharts always figured that, whatever the future held, it probably didn't include gainful employment.

  6. Liza's Story

    Liza's Story

    Liza Patchel exudes poise in all she does - at home, in college and in her community where she works as a Red Cross volunteer.