Good News - April 2022

OUT AND ABOUT 50 APRIL 2022 Good News • South Florida Edition On Friday, March 11th, StrikeForce 421 reached their God-sized goal of giving away their 1 Millionth Dollar to Christianministries 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. Acommunity of pledge partners who pool their resources in order to have a greater impact, StrikeForce 421 is a giving circle whosepartners believe in radical, life-changing generosity for both the givers and the recipients. 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 strengtheningmental, emotional, and relational health, building resilience, and preventing bullying. To learn more, visit Heart2Heart Outreach of South Florida - Heart2Heart received a grant of $69,450 to deliver fresh and nutritiousmeals to South Florida seniorswhile offering comfort and support to the isolated elderly through a partnership with Offerdahl's HandOff Foundation. To learn more, visit 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 God Behind Bars - God Behind Bars requested a grant of $180,000 to launch thePando 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 StrikeForce 421 is excited about what these grants mean for our community. To learnmore about the giving circle, visit StrikeForce 421 Gives Away It’s Millionth Dollar Joy Lynskey announces grant finalists