August 15, 2016 Jamaica Observer: Helping Mount Waddy - Michael Folkes gives back to his community

April 13, 2016 The Cincinnati Herald: Michael A. Folkes’ life is more than rags-to-riches tale

September 19, 2015 WLWT-TV Cincinnati: Issues TV Program

August 6, 2015 FOX 19 TV Cincinnati: Free School Supplies

August 6, 2015 WLWT-TV Cincinnati: Foundation donates school supplies to Envision Children program

August 5, 2015 WLWT-TV Cincinnati: Foundation helps Envision Children students gear up for school

June 21, 2015 Television Jamaica: Michael Folkes on Profile

April 27, 2015 WCPO-TV Cincinnati: M.A. Folkes Company in Hamilton gives 'second chance' to employees with felony convictions

January 8, 2015 WVXU FM-91.7: The author of "Driven by Desperation" discusses his childhood, his successes, and paying it back.

December 17, 2014 WCPO-TV Cincinnati: The man from Friendship, Jamaica: Author & businessman Michael Folkes says 'hard work is not enough'

April 20, 2014 The Jamaica Observer: Successful US-based Jamaican gives back to his roots


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Welcome to the Newsroom and Press Kit for Mighty In Character and the Melbourne and Michael Folkes Foundation. The Newsroom will be regularly updated with announcements via press releases, photos and videos, so please check back often. For interviews, please call (513) 737-9888 or send an e-mail to

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