Craig Morgan

'Electrifying!' Joppa woman rappels down tall building to raise money for Kidney Foundation

'Electrifying!' Joppa woman rappels down tall building to raise money for Kidney Foundation

A Joppa woman, dressed in a King Kong costume, rappelled down a 28-story building in downtown Baltimore last weekend to help raise money for the National Kidney Foundation.

It wasn’t her first time, either.

“I enjoyed going down, and I could hear the crowd,” Kim Beward, 53, said Thursday morning. “It’s unbelievable, everybody should try it at least once.”

She took part in the ninth annual Rappel for Kidney Health on Saturday, June 2. The rappelling event is a “signature event” for the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware, according to a news release.

Participants attached to ropes walked down the facade of the Blue Ocean Realty building at 201...

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