StrikeForce 421 Marks $1.5 Million in Giving

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StrikeForce 421 grant recipients from left to right: Heather Palacious, Wondherful; Laura Barr and Lisa Wanamaker, City House; Rick Weber and Nicole Perez, Sheridan House Family Ministries; Santhia McElroy, Terrance (Brother Mac) McElroy, Santisha Ragins, Lighthouse 4Students; Dr. Scott Manor, Knox Theological Seminary; Suzanne Sauder, Melissa Elswick, Allison Hix, Wendy Lane, Denise Trio, Brian Brookins, Church United Soul Care Cohorts.

StrikeForce 421 gave a total of $212,000 to six local Christian ministries making a big impact in South Florida during their Spring Celebration on March 21st. This marks over $1.5 MILLION given away since StrikeForce 421’s inception in 2014  along with their community of pledge partners!

The 2024 Grant Awards were given to the following recipients:

  • CityHouse received $28,200 to launch and outfit their newest location in partnership with Rio Vista Community Church
  • Lighthouse 4Students received $15,000 for their after-school summer program for at-risk youth
  • Knox Theological Seminary received $54,050 to develop two foundational, public learning series for lay leaders and organizational leadership for pastors and ministry leaders
  • Sheridan House Family Ministries received $29,740.20 to outfit transitional housing duplexes for single moms
  • Women’s Soul Care Cohorts received $35,000 to launch their women’s soul care initiatives for pastor’s wives and women in ministry
  • Wondherful received $50,000 to provide customized LifeBoxes, sent to those who are struggling with suicide and in need of hope


Each of these deserving ministries was selected for their life changing impact after a rigorous application process that included site visits. To learn more about, visit

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