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

The LIGHT Project Kicks Off for the School Year!

The Light Foundation’s first grade literacy program, The LIGHT Project is up and running for the school year! We recently hosted the “LIGHT Project Kick Off Event” over the course of two days at our 400+ acre facility, Chenoweth Trails. Six local school districts...

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Thank you for an EPIC Matt Light Celebrity Shoot-Out!

Friends, It is with our most sincere appreciation that we thank you for your support of our 17th annual Matt Light Celebrity Shoot-Out presented by Rockport Mortgage Company. It was truly an epic day! When we started doing this event sixteen years ago, we couldn’t...

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Camp Vohokase Junior Class Visits Dayton Air Force Museum

As summer comes to an end, the Light Foundation and its flagship program, Camp Vohokase celebrate the conclusion of another successful 8-day camp at its beautiful 500-acre facility Chenoweth Trials, in Darke County, Ohio. This upcoming year will mark the 15th year of...

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In the News

Danica Patrick runs her first Boston Marathon for Matt Light’s Foundation

Danica Patrick runs her first Boston Marathon for Matt Light’s Foundation

Resource: Danica Patrick spent her professional racing career behind the wheel of a car. She retired from auto racing in 2018, but this week, she took off running again — literally, though. Patrick completed the 125th Boston Marathon on Oct. 11, and it’s only fitting that a former racecar driver ends up on a team called “The Speed of Light.”

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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.

Get In Touch

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

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