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.

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    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.

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    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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

  5. Festival of Trees

    Santa Needs Elves!

    Plans are quickly coming together for the Institute's annual Festival of Trees, the largest holiday-themed festival of its kind on the East Coast.

  6. Jourdan

    Video: Meet Jourdan, a Patient at Our Spinal Cord Injury Center

    Jourdan, 7, was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, a rare disease of the spinal cord that results in flaccid paralysis, 2 years ago.

  7. Sheri’s Story

    Involvement with Team Kennedy Krieger at the annual Baltimore Running Festival has helped Sheri learn to lead a more confident and independent...

  8. Wrights

    Gifts With Impact and Meaning

    Longtime donors Sam and Donna Wright wanted to do something special to honor a Kennedy Krieger faculty member who had helped their daughter.

  9. Goldstein

    Honoring Dr. Goldstein

    A celebration honoring Dr. Gary W. Goldstein’s 30 years of leadership as Kennedy Krieger Institute’s president and CEO was held on June 26.

  10. Schlaggar

    Meet Dr. Bradley Schlaggar—Our New President and CEO!

    Kennedy Krieger Institute’s new president and CEO, Dr. Bradley Schlaggar, is a pediatric neurologist who comes to us from the Washington University...

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