• Founded in 1952. Funds disbursed to children that very same year.
• WKRC-TV involved from the beginning, then owned by Taft Broadcasting.
• Enquirer became involved in 1964.
• Clear Channel Radio also joined later.
• Service geography corresponds to WKRC-TV’s broadcast territory.

• Over 700 schools and Head Start sites in 17 counties.
• 1997 flooding: NKOA raised $175,000 for affected areas.