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. Chili Cook-off Birthday Party: How Else Would You Celebrate Turning One?

    Ethan turned one on March 25 th , which was cause for BIG celebration with a creative, fundraising twist. Ethan was born with a tongue and lip tie,...

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    2017 Festival of Trees Event Wrap Up

    The 28th annual Festival of Trees was a huge success! More than 45,000 attendees kicked off the season at the MD State Fairgrounds.

  3. ‘Art of Unlocking Potential’ Reception

    More than 100 people attended the Oct. 9 opening night reception for the “Art of Unlocking Potential” art exhibit.

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    21st Annual Kennedy Krieger Society Reception

    The 21st annual Kennedy Krieger Society reception was held on May 22 at the home of Ben and Wendy Griswold.

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    A ROARing Success

    Despite the threat of inclement weather, more than 1,000 registered participants came to Oregon Ridge Park.

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    Hats & Horses Raises $285,000 for New Technologies at Kennedy Krieger

    On Friday, May 5, more than 300 people attended Hats & Horses Benefiting Kids at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

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    Grateful parents Angela and Robert Hughes raised over $11,000 at the Ryan Hughes Dinner and Auction event

    The Ryan Hughes Dinner and Auction event raised over $11,000 and will benefit Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury Center.

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    Bull and Oyster Roast

    On Saturday, January 28th, 2017, Jimmy's Seafood hosted a Bull and Oyster Roast to raise money to help send Kennedy Krieger Institute International...

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    Whole Foods’ 5% Day Supports Kennedy Krieger

    Community members shopped at Whole Foods on 5% day, raising more than $7,300 for Kennedy Krieger!

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    And the winner is?

    Congratulations to Robin Glaser from STP/Neuropsychology department who won 2 tickets to watch the Baltimore Ravens defeat the Miami Dolphins on...

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