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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Katarina with Provider

    The Support Needed to Heal

    Kennedy Krieger helped Katarina recover from physical and emotional trauma so she could walk and be a happy little girl again.

  6. Gratitude Report 2017

    Kennedy Krieger Gratitude Report

    This year’s Gratitude Report features stories about exciting research projects happening right now at Kennedy Krieger.

  7. Kayleigh

    A Tribute to Caregivers

    Kennedy Krieger helps children like Kayleigh, but also supports parent caregivers who face daunting challenges.

  8. Greg's Story

    USA TODAY/Media Planet March Magazine Cover Features Teen Patient

    It is no wonder that Greg Kenney’s cover story in USA Today/Media Planet’s March magazine section was nominated for the “Best Editorial” quarterly...

  9. Garrett and Poe

    Garrett Crosses the Finish Line

    For young Garrett, the past 15-1/2 months have been a courageously fought journey re-learning to walk, eat and talk after a mysterious illness.

  10. Jack and Nurse in Masks

    Going Above and Beyond for a Young Superhero Fan

    Jack went from being an active three and half year old to not being able to breathe or move on his own within 48 hours – a nightmare for any parent.

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