Kings Island is proud to give back to the community through in-kind donations for charitable and non-profit organizatations and fundraising special events.
Through KI Cares, we strive to support community programs primarily focused on the needs of children and families and acknowledge those who work hard to build a brighter tomorrow for so many in need. Consideration for ticket donations will be given to those non-profit organizations that meet a specific criteria.
Kings Island and the Greater Cincinnati affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure have teamed up to raise money for breast cancer awareness. Through the first two years of the KI for The Cure campaign, more than $400,000 has been raised in the fight against breast cancer, including $219,000 in 2011.
A Kid Again
A Kid Again, a non-profit group which is dedicated to providing fun-filled outings and ongoing support to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, have an annual outing at Kings Island attended by nearly 4,000 children and family members from Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, along with an annual 5k Family Walk.
Every year literally thousands lace up their sneakers and head to Kings Island for the JDRF 5k Walk to Cure Diabetes. The walk features a 3.1-mile course through the park and offers rarely seen views of many popular attractions. Since 2001, the JDRF 5k Walk at Kings Island has raised nearly $8 million.
Coasting For Kids
The thrill of a roller coaster ride has a whole lot more meaning when Kings Island hosts the annual "Coasting for Kids" event to raise money for Give Kids the World (GKTW), a Central Florida non-profit resort that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.