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. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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.

  4. 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...

  5. 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.

  6. Gracie

    Amazing Gracie

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

  7. Logan's Story

    Logan's Story

    Logan loves dollhouses, fairies, and spending time with her mom and dad. She has a smile that can light up any room.

  8. Destiny's Story

    Destiny's Story

    Animal assisted therapy helped lift the spirits of animal lover Destiny Fallas during her rehabilitation from transverse myelitis.

  9. Pfeiffer's Story

    Pfeiffer's Story

    At 4 years old, Victoria “Pfeiffer” Whiteley is funny, precocious, very charming, and wise beyond her years.

  10. Migel's Story

    Migel's Story

    After an ultrasound revealed serious health concerns for her unborn baby, Ashley Sanchez cried her way through the remainder of her pregnancy.

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