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. WIN Sponsors Camp SOAR for Former Inpatients and Siblings

    Camp SOAR is designed to enhance sibling relationships, and it offers team-building activities, tools and strategies for carrying over the lessons...

  2. Son’s Success in Feeding Program Inspires Family Fund

    When Austin was 18 months old, doctors determined he would need to be treated by a program focused on feeding disorders.

  3. Moving Children Beyond Chronic Pain without Narcotics

    A patient’s past visits to multiple doctors yielded few results and varying diagnoses...

  4. Atheys with Poster

    The Gift of Music

    After taking one look at the teachers’ and therapists’ wish list, Nancy and Preston decided to fund it all.

  5. Chili Cook-off Birthday Party: How Else Would You Celebrate Turning One?

    Ethan turned one on March 25 th , which was cause for BIG celebration with a creative, fundraising twist. Ethan was born with a tongue and lip tie,...

  6. Keeping Their Brother's Memory Alive

    Dallas Foreman was just 20 years old when he suffered from a spinal cord injury. Sadly, this past December he passed away at the young age of 24...

  7. Thank You Screenshot

    Thank you for a great 2017! [VIDEO]

    Your support helps us provide world-class care to patients with neurological disorders. Thank You.

  8. Luna in Wheelchair

    Remarkable Perseverance: Luna's Story

    Luna faced physical and cognitive challenges after an accident. She is one of the many children that Kennedy Krieger helps to heal every day.

  9. 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.

  10. 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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