StrikeForce 421 Gives Away It’s Millionth Dollar

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Joy Lynskey announces grant finalists

On Friday, March 11th, StrikeForce 421 reached their God-sized goal of giving away their 1 Millionth Dollar to Christian ministries in South Florida in an effort to shine the light of Christ a little brighter in our region. The final grant rewards were announced during their Spring Grant Awards Celebration at the Grateful Palate.

A community of pledge partners who pool their resources in order to have a greater impact, StrikeForce 421 is a giving circle whose partners believe in radical, life-changing generosity for both the givers and the recipients.

Recipients of the Millionth Dollar Grant

This season’s grant recipients include:

Be Strong – Be Strong received a grant of $39,746.40 to scale the Be Strong representative program in Broward County. Be Strong’s mission is to save and improve the lives of our youth using a peer-to-peer approach by strengthening mental, emotional, and relational health, building resilience, and preventing bullying. To learn more, visit bestrong.global

Heart2Heart Outreach of South Florida – Heart2Heart received a grant of $69,450 to deliver fresh and nutritious meals to South Florida seniors while offering comfort and support to the isolated elderly through a partnership with Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation. To learn more, visit heart2heartoutreach.org

Ema (Every Mother’s Advocate) – Ema received a grant of $55,000 to build a scalable model that equips pregnancy health clinics and churches with EMA’s court-approved prevention program that empowers mothers and children in crisis to achieve lasting stability. To learn more, visit everymothersadvocate.org

God Behind Bars – God Behind Bars requested a grant of $180,000 to launch the Pando app on tablets for South Florida inmates, providing them access to sermons and worship music while incarcerated. Thanks to a “match challenge” at the event, they received a total grant of $36,000. To learn more, visit godbehindbars.com

StrikeForce 421 is excited about what these grants mean for our community. To learn more about the giving circle, visit StrikeForce421.org

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