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. Mackenzie's Story

    Mackenzie's Story

    Nothing is going to slow Mackenzie down. She’s 11 and she’s got a million things to do.

  2. Matt's Story

    Matt's Story

    It’s easy to picture Matt Courson in front of a crowd - his voice strong, his smile bright - spreading a message of determination and hope.

  3. Erin and Jade's Story

    Erin and Jade's Story

    While Jade perches on the bed, Erin sits in a tiny pink wheelchair because she is paralyzed from the chest down.

  4. Krystal's Story

    Krystal's Story

    Throughout her rehabilitation from paralysis at Kennedy Krieger, the dream of one day riding horses again kept Krystal motivated.

  5. Lily Wilkinson

    Lily's Story

    "Camp SOAR changed the way I feel about my disability by helping me do things I thought I couldn’t do."

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