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. Breslo

    From Patient to Donor

    Once Jon was on the path to recovery, he knew what he had to do next: help his fellow patients—many of them kids—get their lives back, too.

  2. Jane Neer

    A Lasting Legacy

    Jane Neer’s connection to Kennedy Krieger spans more than seven decades. By including the Institute in her will, she’ll continue that connection for...

  3. Annabelle

    Giving to Find a Cure

    A family’s decision to fund a clinical trial led to a breakthrough in treatment for the debilitating seizures of Sturge-Weber syndrome.

  4. Jesse Brown

    Decades of Dedication

    Jesse Brown has donated to Kennedy Krieger every year since 1973.

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    The Gift of Music

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

  6. 2018 Gratitude Report

    2018 Gratitude Report: Faces of Hope, Voices of Gratitude This year’s gratitude report honors our donors—the many hundreds of individuals, families...

  7. 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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    Progress Report and Report of Gifts

    Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Progress Report and Report of Gifts celebrates supporters like you and highlights the powerful impact of your support.

  9. Ellie's Story

    Ellie's Story

    When Ellie was three years old, she was diagnosed with a rare mitochondrial disease—a degenerative disorder that affects her brain and spinal cord.

  10. Anthony Rodgers

    Anthony Rodgers

    “I support Kennedy Krieger because it’s a wonderful organization that benefits a precious part of our society..."

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