Kennedy Krieger Society

The Kennedy Krieger Society is a group of loyal, generous donors who make annual contributions of $1,000 or more to Kennedy Krieger Institute. Society members play a critical role in pursuing our mission and transforming the lives of children with disorders of the brain.

How to Join

You automatically become a member of the Kennedy Krieger Society when you make an annual gift of $1,000 or more—it can be an outright gift of cash, stock, monthly gifts as low as $100, and even more ways—please contact Leslie Marsiglia, Director of Individual Giving, by phone at 443.923.7326, by email at Marsiglia@KennedyKrieger.org, or use our secure online donation form.

Join or Renew Your Society Gift

Kennedy Krieger Society Levels & Benefits

Circle of Commitment ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Listing in the annual Gratitude Report and on the Kennedy Krieger Institute Annual Giving Donor Wall located in the 801 North Broadway Outpatient Center
  • Invitation to the annual Kennedy Krieger Society reception
  • Inspirational note cards featuring artwork from students of Kennedy Krieger School Programs
  • General admission tickets to Kennedy Krieger’s annual Festival of Trees, a fun-filled holiday event with something for the entire family
  • Publications with updates and inspiring stories about the families who benefit from your generosity


Circle of Care ($2,500-$4,999)

  • All Circle of Commitment privileges
  • Invite-only access to Kennedy Krieger’s Festival of Trees before it opens to the public
  • Opportunity to attend the State of the Institute webinar featuring Kennedy Krieger’s president and CEO
  • Free entries to the annual spring ROAR for Kids 5K race, family fun walk and festival
  • Exclusive invitation to attend a highly personalized, insider’s tour of Kennedy Krieger


Circle of Compassion ($5,000-$9,999)

  • All Circle of Care privileges
  • Exclusive access to Meet the Expert sessions


Circle of Promise ($10,000-$24,999)

  • All Circle of Compassion privileges
  • Be among the first to hear about Kennedy Krieger’s highly anticipated events
  • Exclusive access to host an informational session with a Kennedy Krieger expert in your home or place of business
  • Opportunity to feature your story in an upcoming Institute publication or social media platform


Circle of Hope ($25,000-$49,999)

  • All Circle of Promise privileges
  • Invitation to Circle of Promise members’ breakfast or lunch with Kennedy Krieger’s president and CEO
  • Tickets to Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Hats & Horses derby event hosted by the Women’s Initiative Network


Circle of Change ($50,000-$99,999)

  • All Circle of Hope privileges
  • Invitation to the annual Winthrop Phelps Society estate planning session
  • Bi-annual communication from Institute leadership


Circle of Innovation ($100,000+)

  • All Circle of Change privileges
  • Personalized gift of recognition
  • Exclusive opportunities to join Circle of Innovation donors for discussions with experts in support of Kennedy Krieger Institute