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. Little Ones With Big Hearts

    Just because these philanthropists can’t yet drive doesn’t mean they can’t mobilize for causes they care about. Meet Josef, Maggie and Matthew, three...

  2. Honoring Kennedy Krieger Donors and Celebrating Lainy LeBow-Sachs

    Kennedy Krieger Institute celebrated Lainy LeBow-Sachs, the Institute’s former vice president for external relations, and her 23 years of dedicated...

  3. Another ROAR-ing Success!

    We were BLOWN AWAY by the generous support we received from everyone who participated in ROAR for Kids!

  4. Swim-A-Thon for Patients Diagnosed with AFM

    Although this is a rare disease, Josef Kay did something very special for a child with AFM who was helped at Kennedy Krieger.

  5. Wine Walkabout 2018

    Wine Walkabout Raises $43,000 for Kennedy Krieger

    The proceeds benefit research at Kennedy Krieger by Dr. Mark Mahone, director of the Institute’s Department of Neuropsychology.

  6. FOT 2018

    Festival of Trees Kicks Off the Holiday Season

    Kennedy Krieger Institute’s 29th annual Festival of Trees, held over Thanksgiving weekend, was a huge success!

  7. Woodruff Event Group

    A Special Tribute to Institute Advocate Judy Woodruff

    Nearly 300 people gathered at the Capital Hilton for Kennedy Krieger’s celebration of “Whatever It Takes: A Tribute to Judy Woodruff”

  8. Baltimore Running Festival 2018

    Lucky Number 7 in the Books

    Patients, staff members, family, and friends took to the streets of Baltimore to participate in this year's Baltimore Running Festival.

  9. And the Pearl in the Oyster Goes to … Project HEAL!

    This year, Project HEAL was the recipient of donations made during two events held by Lee's Pint and Shell and Lee's Landing Dock Bar.

  10. Golf Tourney Raises Funds for Research at Kennedy Krieger

    Through the golf tournament, Michael’s Cafe raised an astounding $6,000 to support research on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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