History

• Founded in 1952. Funds disbursed to children that very same year.
• WKRC-TV involved from the beginning, then owned by Taft Broadcasting. 
• Enquirer Media became involved in 1964. 
• iHeartMedia Cincinnati joined in 1999. 
• Over 700 schools and Head Start sites in 17 counties in the Tri-state area. 
• 1997 flooding: NKOA raised $175,000 for affected areas. In 2012 $60,000 was raised to help children impacted by the tornadoes.