Kings Island’s new Orion roller coaster debuts to the public when the park opens for the 2020 season on April 11, but those willing to help families with kids with life-threatening conditions could get on earlier.

To participate, people must raise a minimum of $150 for A Kid Again. Participants will get a first rider t-shirt, food, a certificate of participation and unlimited rides on

Orion from 6-9 p.m. on April 9. Plaques will be awarded to the top five fundraisers.

Fundraising ends April 3 at midnight. Orion will be one of only seven giga coasters in the world, a class of roller coasters having a height or drop of 300-399 feet…join us as a First Rider!

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Donate Your Time

Volunteers are a crucial part of every A Kid Again event. We offer robust volunteer opportunities that are fun filled and kid centric. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who enjoy adventure, have a heart for serving others, and want to positively impact families in need.

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Donate to A Kid Again

Your generosity will help thousands of kids living with a life-threatening illness receive the gift of hope,  happiness, and healing in the time they need it most. Please donate today and  help us fuel the adventure. You can have an impact on kids and families who truly need it.

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Peer to Peer Fundraising

Invite your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers to help children who are living with a life threatening illness. It’s easy. Donate your birthday, run a race or host a special event to fuel the adventure and give illness a time out.

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