Over two decades ago, Pastors Mark and Lisa Vega recognized the need to develop and equip people to become influential leaders in their communities. Below you will see a brief history of the expansion of our reach.
Ignite is Launched
Ignite Internship is Launched in effort to prepare young adults into effective members & ministers in society. After a successful nine months, a program is launched geared towards teens.
Move to Gainesville
Ignite moves to Gainesville, FL and expands their reach to a community. This allowed Ignite to enrich the lives of single mothers, at-risk youth and homeless community.
Ignite partners with Southeastern University to offer degrees to young adults; Fueled by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Ignite Refugio opens to shelter and assimilate children into American culture.
Ignite Refuge opens as and emergency shelter for teens in the foster care system.
Funded by the Basketball Cop Foundation, Ignite Hope Basketball Court is built on the Ignite facilities and is opened to the community.
Ignite establishes its first satellite location in Phoenix, Arizona.
Ignite Biz is launched in efforts to train and resource church members to develop their dreams into business.