Jun 2, 2016, 10:52 AM
​What a great weekend with the guys from Worcester! It all began on Friday by picking up Isaiah, Dontrell, and Luis. We headed to Dave and Busters for a night of food and arcade games. While we waited for the food, we all decided to challenge each…
Jun 17, 2016, 5:13 AM
Each June kids form Darke County and surrounding areas are invited to participate in the Matt Light All-Conference Football Camp. The camp is free and teaches kids the fundamentals of the game of football while building friendships and self-esteem.…
Oct 19, 2016, 10:14 AM
Leo Barry was our lucky raffle winner who gifted the tickets to his son, Eric, who had a blast with his friends at the game and at dinner afterwards on Sunday! Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets in support of the Light Foundation!
Jun 24, 2015, 8:19 AM
Reinhart Foodservice and its supplier partners raised more than $120,000 in charitable donations through raffle prizes, an online auction and a live auction during this year’s Traditions Sales and Merchandising Conference. Proceeds will benefit the…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:11 AM
Peter and Glenn are from New York, so they said it is very hard for them to be Patriots fans in such a hostile environment but they have stayed true to their team - being season ticket holders for the last 20 years and traveling to Foxboro for every…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:22 AM
My visit with the NOLA guys started on Friday at school. I stopped by to check in with Virgil Byers, Dean of Students, to get his thoughts on how the kids are doing as they acclimate to their freshmen year of high school. I got to see all the guys…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:26 AM
My visit with our Rhode Island guys was filled with great conversation, sarcasm, and laughter. Matt and I picked up Dennilson and Ethan and headed for the game. The game Friday night between Rashad's School and Ellijah's school was a very big game…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:29 AM
My fall visit to hang out with our recently graduated TN crew was awesome as expected. I got down there on Thursday October 9th just in time to celebrate De'Chon's 18th birthday celebration. There was some good food and some dancing. De'Chon's…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:33 AM
All proceeds to benefit The Light Foundation The Light Foundation is elated to announce they have partnered with Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) to bring some fantastic, one-of-a-kind, rugged, reliable firearms to auction! This auction is…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:35 AM
We have something NEW AND WONDERFUL at Brethren Retirement Community - made possible with the help of the Light Foundation's Leadership Camp. Working side-by-side our hardworking maintenance team, Matt Light, Nick Schuckman and Brian Rehmert and…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:38 AM
All Sports United (@allsportsu) announced today that retired NFL lineman Matt Light has been honored as the winner of the 2014 Humanitarian Award today, a prize given annually to an outstanding professional athlete for excellence in philanthropy.…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:50 AM
The Matt Light All-Conference Football Camp was held on Monday June 16th - Tuesday June 17th. A total of 160 kids from Darke County participated in this FREE football camp. Each day is filled with instruction, drills and practice with other kids from…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:55 AM
Matt Light hosted the second annual Cornhole Commotion at the Dana Farber Field House at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. The even--- — which brought out Light's Patriots pals Nate Solder, Rob Ninkovich, Braxston Cave, and Sebastian Voll---er — raised…
Mar 13, 2015, 4:59 AM
Former New England Patriots lineman Matt Light is on a mission to host the biggest baggo tournament the world has ever seen. On June 14, for the second year in a row, hundreds of people are expected to gather at Gillette Stadium, outside of the…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:03 AM
On Saturday May 17th I had my spring visit with our 2nd year campers from Worcester MA. All of these young men are assigned a home community service project to help out an organization in their community. Unfortunately only 1 of the 4 boys, Isaiah…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:04 AM
The Light Foundation partnered with Greenville City Schools to assist youth interested in developing their own abilities to lead. The theme of this Leadership Conference was LOL (Lead out Loud). The conference was open to high school students in…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:05 AM
Congratulations, Cindi on completing the 2014 Boston Marathon and thank you for running for us!
Mar 13, 2015, 5:05 AM
Former New England Patriot Matt Light returned to his native county to kick off The Light Foundation’s sixth annual youth wild turkey hunt with 16 Darke County youth on Friday night. Light, the founder of the non-profit Light Foundation and a…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:06 AM
Greenville, OH (March 25, 2014)…The Light Foundation is excited to announce The 3rd Annual Gauntlet 5k Adventure Race, brought to you by our Title Sponsors, Dayton Power & Light and Mix 107.7, on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Chenoweth Trails in…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:07 AM
Former Patriot Matt Light spent his Tuesday night at Showcase Live hosting “Fool’s Night Out,” a comedy benefit for his foundation. The lineup of comedians included Steve Sweeney , Artie Januario , Tony V , Kelly McFarland , and Dave Russo . The…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:07 AM
Former New England Patriot Matt Light began Tuesday night with a full, bushy beard. By the end of the night, the beard was gone and Light's foundation was more than $40,000 richer. One of the more than 350 people who attended the inaugural "Fool's…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:08 AM
The weekend of January 17-19th our Program Director was down in Nashville, TN visiting with our senior guys. On Friday our Program Director sat down with each of the boys' school administrators to discuss where the boys are with their academics and…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:08 AM
The Fall visit with the Worcester guys was on Sunday October 5th. Getting to know these guys and learning about them is leaving me more and more impressed. On Friday night October 4th Dontrell, Isaiah and I headed into Boston to see Luis O. play some…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:09 AM
The Fall visit with our Nashville TN leadership kids was another trip full of laughter and good times. These young men have been making some impressive strides when it comes to their school life, home life and they are all growing up into awesome…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:09 AM
The Fall visit with our Providence RI leadership guys was on October 4th and we packed a lot into one day while having some fun. After picking up Dennilson and Rashad we headed over to Ellijah's football game where one hour before the game the coach…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:10 AM
On February 6-9th our Program Director was in the New England area for his visit with the Providence, RI and Worcester, MA guys. On Friday morning he was in Worcester, MA meeting and talking with all guys school administrators to talk about the guys…
Aug 4, 2016, 7:56 AM
Camp Vohokase just wrapped up it's 10-day summer leadership camp. Read more about this year's group of 16 campers: http://fox45now.com/sports/content/lights-lasting-legacy-with-light-foundation-camp…
Nov 2, 2016, 7:15 AM
DARKE COUNTY – In just two years the Darke County Educational Service Center has expanded its Light Project more than 600 percent to reach 550 first graders throughout Darke County.