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. Prom Photo

    Montgomery County Prom 2016

    Students of the Kennedy Krieger Institute Montgomery County School celebrated a superhero-themed prom earlier this month.

  2. Rosedale Federal Logo

    Rosedale Federal Continues Investing in Graduating Seniors

    Since 2011, the local bank has been delighting students at their graduation ceremony with crisp, new $50 bills.

  3. Subaru check presentation

    Subaru “Shares the Love” with Kennedy Krieger Institute

    AutoNation Subaru of Hunt Valley donates $8,899 to Kennedy Krieger Institute through the 2015 “Subaru Share The Love Event.”

  4. Al and Jenna

    Running for a Cure

    For the past 10 years, Al DeCesaris has dedicated tremendous time and effort to fighting Sturge-Weber syndrome.

  5. Wawa Day

    Wawa and Father Support Kennedy Krieger’s Down Syndrome Clinic

    Jay Culotta is an inspirational runner with a spectacular daughter—Hannah, who is about to turn 20 and who has Down Syndrome.

  6. Mackenzie Clare

    MacKenzie Clare Fundraiser

    MacKenzie sustained the most serious injury - a spinal cord injury, losing the ability to feel and move below her chest.

  7. Victoria Sulerzyski

    Victoria Sulerzyski Honored

    Kennedy Krieger Board Member, Victoria Sulerzyski, recently received the Volunteer of a Lifetime Award from the United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM).

  8. Crossing America

    Crossing America for a Cure

    The Heck and DeCesaris families have been instrumental in supporting the Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center at Kennedy Krieger.