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

Meet our Spring Leadership Externs!

Leadership can be taught in all stages of life, but we see a greater impact made when working hands-on with those on their way to earning a diploma. Young adults are eager to soak up as much information as possible and open their eyes to new experiences before...

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Rhode Island Youth Wild Turkey Hunt was a MAJOR Success!

“Kids don’t remember their best day of television!” I have to bet the ten young people who were invited to join us for the 2022 Rhode Island Youth Wild Turkey Hunt will remember their outdoor experience for a lifetime! We witnessed the greatest accomplishment during...

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TSOL Takes on 126th Boston Marathon!

The Boston Marathon is regarded as the most widely viewed sporting event in New England. According to the Boston Athletic Association, the marathon hosts around 500,000 spectators throughout its path from Hopkinton, Massachusetts to Boylston Street in downtown Boston....

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In the News

Meet Mauryanne Remondini

Meet Mauryanne Remondini

Starting a brand-new career on Valentine’s Day must be a good sign. For me, the process of joining the Light Foundation has felt like “love at first sight.”  I am thankful for the opportunity to become part of this hard-working, mission-focused and committed team. In...

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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

1 Merchant St.
Sharon, MA 02067

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