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Huffington Post by Byron Williams S 08/07
Foyle Gives Back to Shine the Light of Possibility
Supporting the [Swinging for Kids] tournament will be a wonderful way to help shine the light of possibility on those who may only know the darkness of their reality...

Florida Today by Lyn Dowling · 05/14
UCF student-athletes travel to help those in need
KLF partners with University of Central Florida to bring student-athletes on a service mission to St. Vincent and the Grenadines...


Orlando Magic by Dan Savage · 11/13
Former Magic Player Continues Team Legacy of Giving Back
Dan Savage interviews Adonal Foyle during our Giving Thanks KLF Social (2013)...

CNC3 (Trinidad and Tobago) · 11/13
Trinidad's news station interviews Adonal Foyle
Television coverage of Adonal's visit with incarcerated youth in Trinidad & Tobago (starts at 1:12 minutes)...

Total Education Network · 09/13
The Total Tutor interviews KLF Founder Adonal Foyle
Adonal discusses his NBA career and Kerosene Lamp Foundation...

Florida Sun by Yolanda Baruch · 05/13
The Silent Gesture Heard Around the World (P.11)
Tommie Smith holding his award with Orlando Magic center and Kerosene Lamp Foundation founder, Adonal Foyle...

Examiner.com by Drew Morita · 05/13
One-on-one with former Warriors center Adonal Foyle
Adonal answered some questions from Examiner.com’s Drew Morita about our golf tournament & what inspired him to write Too-Tall Foyle…

KRON 4 News with Gary Radnich · 05/13
Former Warrior Adonal Foyle Holds Charity Golf Tournament
Adonal appears on primetime news with Gary Radnich to speak about his golf tournament, Too-Tall Foyle and Stephen Curry...

ESPN Radio · 05/13
Adonal Foyle appears on the Freddie Coleman Show on ESPN Radio
Adonal discusses his new book, Too-Tall Foyle Finds His Game & the NBA Playoffs...

CBS Sports Radio Sacramento · 05/13
Adonal Foyle appears on The Jason Ross Show
Former Warriors center Adonal Foyle joins The Jason Ross Show to talk about the Warriors statement win in San Antonio...

Orlando Sentinel by George Diaz · 05/13 Adonal Foyle children's book reflects introspective NBA journey
"The cool part is that I am having a lot of parents telling me they are reading to their kids and saying they need more books," Foyle said.

95.7FM The Game · 05/13
Adonal Foyle appears on the Wheelhouse with John Lund & Greg Papa
Adonal discusses his new book, Too-Tall Foyle Finds His Game & the NBA Playoffs...

Orlando Sentinel by George Diaz 680 · 04/13
Tommie Smith: An Olympic journey of prejudice, then perseverance
Smith and I are chatting in a room at the Orlando History Center on Tuesday evening, where later in the night Smith will receive the Beacon of Excellence Award from the Kerosene Lamp Foundation, headed by former Magic player Adonal Foyle...

Press Release · 03/13
Olympic Gold Medalist & Renowned Humanitarian Dr. Tommie Smith To Be Honored at NBA Veteran Adonal Foyle's 4th Annual KLF Gala Dinner
KLF announces 2013 Beacon of Excellence Award Honoree...

KNBR 680 · 03/13
Interview with Tom Tolbert
Adonal spends an hour with Tom Tolbert discussing the NBA, NBA players' financial woes, life after basketball and of course his upcoming Birhtday Bash (Parts 1 & 2)...

95.7 The Game · 03/13
Interview with Bucher & Towny
Adonal discusses basketball and birthday bashes with Ric Bucher & Chris Townsend...


Radio Israel · 6/12
Interview with Raphael Gellar
Adonal discusses everything from his NBA Draft experience to politics to Kerosene Lamp Foundation to the Orlando Magic...

West Orlando News Online · 4/12
Foyle Hosts Athletics & Academics Camp for Parramore Kids
Foyle received camp assistance from Magic center Glen “Big Baby” Davis. The camp is part of his foundation’s campaign to reach at least 1,000 at-risk youths in Orlando in 2012-13...

Sports Illustrated · 4/12
Lighting the Lamp
Former Colgate star Adonal Foyle has used his gifts to help others create a brighter future...

Caribbean-American Passport · 4/12
Adonal Foyle's Caribbean Gala raises $20,000 to Empower Youth
KLF's 3rd Annual Gala Dinner is featured on the front page.

NCAA.com · 3/12
Adonal Foyle - he focuses on building student-athletes not just athletes.
Adonal Foyle is featured in the NCAA/Buick's Human Highlight Reel which celebrates the efforts of former NCAA athletes who use their success to change lives.

Ryse Magazine by Yolanda Baruch · February/March 2012
Adonal Foyle shining his light through the Kerosene Lamp
When the assignment to describe retired Orlando Magic Center Adonal Foyle's exceptional life and the reason why he started the Kerosene Lamp Foundation it proved to be a daunting task...


VincyView · 12/11
Adonal Foyle says that there is a need to address youths more to tackle the social ills in society, rather than blaming them for their problems
Foyle said young people do not need to be preached to but rather assisted to understand and make better decisions for themselves...

NBA.com by Dan Savage · 10/28
Foyle Hosts Athletics & Academics Camp
It’s rare that a professional athlete makes changing the future of at-risk youth one of his top priorities in life. But that’s exactly what Magic Director of Player Development Adonal Foyle is doing through his foundation...

KLF Press Release · 10/28
Foyle Hosts First A&A Camp in Central Florida
Former NBA player Adonal Foyle and his Kerosene Lamp Foundation (KLF) held their first free “Athletics & Academics Camp” for approximately 85 youths living in the Pine Hills community of Central Florida on October 27...

Orlando Sentinel by Josh Robbins · 10/11
Foyle Continues Quest to Give Back
Adonal Foyle’s Kerosene Lamp Foundation is accepting books and giveaways for children who will participate in the nonprofit’s upcoming Athletics & Academics Camp...

NBA.com by Dan Savage · 09/11
Foyle Continues Quest to Give Back
It turns out engaging in one charity program per day is simply not enough for Magic Director of Player Development Adonal Foyle...

Orlando Sentinel by Josh Robbins · 09/11
Adonal Foyle hosting party on Friday to benefit his foundation
Adonal Foyle will host his Autumn Arts Party on Friday to raise money for his charity, the Kerosene Lamp Foundation....

ESPNW.com by Kathryn Bertine · 08/11
NBA's Adonal Foyle teaches growl power
Besides the boxes and containers and sporting equipment, the volunteers also unpacked the deeper messages of Adonal Foyle's Athletics & Academics Island Youth Camps: hope, equality and betterment, a trilogy of life lessons with which Foyle is extremely familiar....

NBC News (KNTV San Francisco) · 08/11
KLF's Athletics & Academics Camp featured on NBC evening news

ABC News (KGO-TV San Francisco) · 08/11
Adonal Foyle teaches kids life lessons
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Kids from East Oakland are getting some lessons about life this summer from a former Golden State Warriors player...

Fox News (KTVU San Francisco) · 08/11
KLF's Athletics & Academics Camp featured on Fox evening news

San Francisco Chronicle · 08/11
At basketball camp, kids also drill nutrition and financial literacy skills
Basketball is almost like the bait to bring everybody in," said Adonal Foyle, the camp's lead coach...

Unrendered with Tony Regisford (IKTV St. Vincent & the Grenadines) · 07/11
A four-part interview with KLF Founder Adonal Foyle
(Part four is focused on Kerosene Lamp Foundation!)

Searchlight (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) · 07/11
Adonal Foyle All Star Camp ends today
Close to 120 students between the ages of 12 and 16 will complete three days of an intense Athletics and Academics Camp today, Friday, July 22, put on by the Kerosene Lamp Foundation, of which this country’s lone NBA player Adonal Foyle, of Canouan, is the founder...

Orlando Sentinel by Leslie Postal · 06/11
Retired NBA player Adonal Foyle's Kerosene Light Foundation gives Caribbean kids 'life lessons' and needed items
In an Orlando storage center on Sunday afternoon, volunteers packed bright green T-shirts, deflated basketballs and brand-new books into cardboard boxes...

Sport and Dev Newsletter · 06/11
2 new projects help to develop youth in the Caribbean
The Kerosene Lamp Foundation, a US-based organisation, is now using the power of basketball to educate youth in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Dominica...

KLF Press Release · 04/11
Adonal Foyle’s Spring Gala Makes Big Splash in Central Florida Community; Raises $30,000 to Empower Youth
NBA veteran and Orlando Magic Director of Player Development, Adonal Foyle, held his 2nd Annual Gala and Caribbean Fête at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort to benefit a great cause; empowering youth through his Kerosene Lamp Foundation (KLF)...

KLF Press Release · 03/11
Retired NBA Player’s Birthday Bash Raises $7,500 for Kerosene Lamp Foundation; Funds to Benefit Youth in U.S. Communities
Over 150 people attended the birthday fundraiser bash hosted at Fluid Lounge in San Francisco, California with music provided by DJ Ollin. Special guests included Orlando Magic players Ryan Anderson and Jason Richardson along with Patrick Ewing, Orlando Magic Assistant Coach...

Orlando Sentinel · 03/11
Raising Money
Magic Director of Player Development Adonal Foyle likes to joke that he's getting old. At least he's using his advancing age to do something constructive...

KLF Press Release · 03/11
NBA Player's Birthday Bash Raises $7500...
NBA veteran and Orlando Magic Director of Player Development, Adonal Foyle, celebrated his 36th birthday in his own unique way; with a wine tasting fundraiser for his Kerosene Lamp Foundation...

City's Best · 03/11
Magical Party: Adonal Foyle's East Coast Birthday Bash
The swanky wine and food party celebrates the former athlete's 36th birthday, and all proceeds go toward the Kerosene Lamp Foundation...

Orlando Sentinel · 03/11
Magic’s Adonal Foyle celebrates birthday with charity event
Former Orlando Magic player Adonal Foyle is marking his 36th birthday in a novel way — by throwing a fundraising party for his charitable foundation...

ThyBlackMan.com · 03/11
Athletes Who Give Their Money Away…
Dwight started the DwightHowardFund.org with fellow player Adonal Foyle, and they have donated money and time...

Orlando Sentinel · 01/11
Central Floridian of the Year: Runner-ups
KLF's founder, Adonal Foyle, was one of the five finalists in the Orlando Sentinel's search for Central Floridian of the Year 2010.

Bright House Sports Networks · 11/10
Foyle's foundation donates shoes to hurricane victims
Adonal Foyle’s Kerosene Lamp Foundation (KLF) donated over 300 pairs of shoes to victims of Hurricane Tomas living on the Windward side of St. Vincent.

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