The statewide “#NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief” led by NBA member stations on Friday, March 22nd resulted in $441,919 in donations to the American Red Cross to aid the victims of the historic flooding impacting Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.
Major contributions included $25,000 each from Ameritas and Black Hills Energy, $20,000 from the NBA, $10,000 each from KETV and GrayTelevision, and $5,000 each from KMTV/The Scripps Howard Foundation and Citadel Communications, LLC/KLKN TV. Ariel Roblin, Chairperson of the NBA Board of Directors and KETV President/General Manager said, “Nebraska Broadcasters are proud to serve our listeners and viewers throughout Nebraska and Southwest Iowa and we’re grateful for the Governor’s partnership of #NebraskaStrong. From lifesaving storm coverage to fundraising hundreds of thousands of dollars for relief and recovery, we come together for a stronger Nebraska. We thank Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts for his tremendous support of this statewide effort.”
KIOS is a proud member of the Nebraska Broadcasters Association and a participant in the “#NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief.”