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. Safeway Foundation Presents Kennedy Krieger Institute with $10,000 Grant

    The Safeway Foundation awarded Kennedy Krieger Institute with a $10,000 grant to support research at the Institute.

  2. Starlight Fun Center

    Rite Aid Foundation Donates $5,000 to Child Life/Therapeutic Recreation Department

    The Rite Aid Foundation gave $5,000 for a Starlight Fun Center at the Child Life/Therapeutic Recreation Department.

  3. Voya Check Presentation

    Voya Financial Supports Lower/Middle School with $12,000 Grant

    Voya Financial is supporting Kennedy Krieger with a $12,000 grant, allowing its Lower/Middle School to implement the Fairmount News Station.

  4. Whisk

    Goldsmith Family Foundation Grants $5,000 to High School Kitchen

    The Goldsmith Family Foundation is supporting students at the Kennedy Krieger High School Career and Technology Center.

  5. Baltimore Ravens logo

    Ravens Foundation Gives $2,500 to Physically Challenged Sports Program

    The Ravens Foundation has contributed $2,500 to Kennedy Krieger’s Physically Challenged Sports Program.

  6. Patient and instructor on aquatic treadmill

    Craig Nielsen Foundation Makes $97,650 Grant for Therapeutic Aquatic Treadmill

    The Craig Nielsen Foundation has made a $97,650 grant to help acquire an above-ground aquatic treadmill.

  7. Patient with aquatic therapy instructor

    Cole Foundation Supports International Center for Spinal Cord Injury with $25,000 Grant

    The Cole Foundation has made a $25,000 grant to Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury.

  8. Male student smiling

    Isadore and Bertha Gudelsky Family Foundation Contributes $15,000 to High School Career and Technology Center

    The Isadore and Bertha Gudelsky Family Foundation has given $15,000 for resource rooms in the Kennedy Krieger High School.

  9. Boy in wheelchair with chalk muscles

    LaVerna Hahn Charitable Trust Gives $15,000 to Kennedy Krieger

    The LaVerna Hahn Charitable Trust has given $15,000 to Kennedy Krieger to further the Institute’s mission.

  10. Treadmill for Fitness Room

    Herbert Bearman Foundation Provides $14,641 for Fitness Program Upgrades

    The Herbert Bearman Foundation has granted Kennedy Krieger $14,641 to purchase new gym equipment for students with disabilities.