The Light Foundation

Inspiration for Generations

In 2001, former NFL player and 3x Superbowl Champion, Matt Light, and his wife Susie, established The Light Foundation to help young people develop the skills, values, and mindset they need to create a meaningful and productive future.

Our Mission
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Who We Are

At the Light Foundation, we believe through hard work and achievement, self–confidence is built. This is one of the best defenses a child can have against negative influences. Through our unique programming, we provide young adults outdoor and hands-on learning opportunities and inspire young people to believe in themselves and their ability to be great leaders. Not only are we helping them down their own path toward becoming successful adults, but we are building healthy, responsible, and motivated citizens for generations to come.
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Helping Kids Become R.E.A.L









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“Our goal is to inspire kids to work hard, put their best foot forward, and strive
to become champions in the game of life.”

Matt Light, Co-Founder

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Stay Connected

19th Annual Matt Light Celebrity Shoot-Out

Hello Friends, It is with our most sincere appreciation that we thank you for your support of our 19th annual Matt Light Celebrity Shoot-Out presented by Rockport Mortgage Corporation. We are humbled by the generosity of folks like you who believe in our cause and...

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3rd Annual Corporate Training Day

Thank you for supporting the Light Foundation’s 3rd annual Corporate Training Day, in partnership with Sig Sauer. At a time when the world is in need of real leaders who are willing to step up and manage through the chaos, we were thrilled to be able to bring together...

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In the News

Camp Vohokase Helps Kick-Off Main Events!

Camp Vohokase Helps Kick-Off Main Events!

Before 2023 ended, we visited our junior classmen from New England involved in Camp Vohokase! The New England area has a strong connection to the Light Foundation, with past classes residing in Gloucester, Worcester, and New Bedford. Currently, Camp Vohokase hosts a...

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Camp Vohokase Delivers Meals to Families in Need

Camp Vohokase Delivers Meals to Families in Need

The year is coming to a close, and most would say now is an important time to check on those who need it most. The freshmen class in our Vohokase Cultural Leadership Program kicked off the holiday season by doing just that! In partnership with Young Black...

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Our Corporate Partners

We are honored to have such incredible partners who believe in our mission at the Light Foundation. These partnerships help provide continuing support for our programs.


Renowned artist Brian Fox has joined us in a creative endeavor to offer exclusive, limited-edition prints of this original painting of Kevin Holland — the only publicly known operator who served in Naval Special Warfare Development Group (NSWDG) and the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC).

This painting is the first piece to be released from the “Warrior Series”, which was launched at our 2021 Corporate Training Day event, held in conjunction with Sig Sauer.

There are only 9 prints available for purchase. Each ready-to-hang print is signed by Kevin Holland and Brian Fox. Proceeds benefit our mission along with HAVA Training.

Get In Touch

440 Greenville Nashville Road
Greenville, OH 45331
(937) 316-6352

1 Merchant St. #4
Sharon, MA 02067

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