What is Thunder Outreach all about you ask…?

What started as a simple 11 person “Bible study” group idea, has now reached “Hundreds of Thousands” of people all the USA and over the world.
Thunder Outreach has even set “  the Guinness World Record and Ripley’s World Record for the “Worlds Largest Community Food Drive in 24 hours“.

Thunder Outreach Ministries is a 501c3 Faith Based Community program

Thunder Outreach utilizes many different community components and sources, including churches, businesses, fire and police departments, mayors and other community based groups, for building projects, food drives and community and music outreach programs that not only meet current needs but also create a network in that community that will last after the events are over. Team Thunder’s main goal is to help build team spirit and networks in each community it visits.

About our Directors Chaplain Mark and Lisa Malizzi

Chaplain Mark Malizzi is ordained as an “Evangelist and Minister of the Gospel” through Dr Bruce Allen and Still Waters International Ministries and is a Veteran of the US Army and Reserves.

In 2016, Chaplain Mark Malizzi was honored as the Boyertown region  “Citizen of the Year”

Chaplain Mark is the Executive Director of Thunder Outreach Ministries.
*Has had completed Crisis training with Christ in Action team and Certified with (CISM) Critical Incident Stress Management by the (ICISF).
*Is a member of “International Critical Incident Stress Foundation” ) (ICISF)
*Is the Chaplain and active board member of the Boyertown Area Fire and Rescue team in Boyertown Pa.
*Is an Active Board member of the Boyertown Area Salvation Army
*Is the Chaplain of the “Blue Knights PA IV”  International Law Enforcement motorcycle club in Berks County regions of Pa.
*Chaplain Mark, serves and supports many local area Fire and Police teams as a Regional First Responder Chaplain.
*Has completed training with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (Sharing Hope in Crisis)

*Has received two national awards from the Four Chaplains Memorial Foundation.
*Has received three national awards the “American Police Hall of Fame
*Thunder Outreach Ministry has even set ” the Guinness World Record and Ripley’s World Record for the “Worlds Largest Community Food Drive in 24 hours”.
From Our town, to the Pentagon, Pa House of Representatives, Pa State Senate,  US House of Representatives, US Senate, Four Chaplains Memorial, America Police Hall of Fame and the White House, Many of the Thunder Outreach programs have been recognized by local and national leaders.

Many nationally and international ministry and government leaders have recognized Chaplain Mark for his heart and passion to reach all people with the love of God and the message of Jesus Christ.

Mark has also worked for many years in the automotive service industry and has been Nationally ranked with the Best Service Managers in Customer Service and Satisfaction. He has won many awards for his team and service programs which have set new higher standards in the industry.

Lisa Malizzi has worked with many women and children through Thunder Outreach’s programs and many other programs. Lisa’s heart is to truly touch people with God’s Love. Lisa has also become the “Relay Center Coordinator” in the Reading PA area for Operation Christmas Child.

Mark and Lisa Malizzi were impacted very deeply while working powerful international ministries like Brian Lake, Matt Sorger and Keith Miller.

With an evangelistic heart, apostolic focus, and God’s Blessing, Thunder Outreach programs are focused on reaching out to people in all walks of life with a true flow of the God’s power and positive life changing events in Jesus’ Name!

Chaplain Mark and Lisa Malizzi, Presidents and Founders of Thunder Outreach, have been involved in Christian ministry since 1998 through teaching LIFE groups, marriage ministries and leading Christian Outreach programs.

Having their own marriage and family powerfully touched and restored as a tool for God’s Glory, Mark and Lisa have helped, loved, and nurtured many people to focus what God has personally called them to be. Their leadership has challenged people in their programs and projects to reach out for the real move of the Holy Spirit and not to accept imitations of God’s true love and power. Providing vision, leadership, planning and guidance to Christian based, outreaching type Programs and Events, they have touched many people’s lives and even set “Ripley’s Believe it or Not” and “Guinness World Records.”

Please click below on just some of the awards links to find out more.

Awards and Recognition

10 Local Police Officers are Safer Now!! Thank you!

With your help we have delivered 10 updated Police Body Armor…
October 29, 2016/by mark malizzi

Thank you from the Reading Fightin Phils baseball team

I wanted to thank you and everyone at Thunder Outreach and Heaven…
August 9, 2016/by mark malizzi

Heaven’s Thunder Band takes 1st place in Battle of the Bands

We are so blessed and excited to announce that Heaven's Thunder…
April 30, 2016/by mark malizzi

Christian Y. Leinbach, Chairman – Berks County Commissioners supports Chaplain Mark Malizzi

Quote from the Commissioner:



"Mark is a man who not only…
April 9, 2016/by mark malizzi

Congregation prayed over the “Strong at Heart” team

POTTSTOWN >> Area organizations, schools and churches are…
March 5, 2016/by mark malizzi

Chaplain Mark Malizzi selected Boyertown Area 2016 Citizen of the Year…

For years, Mark Malizzi has given his time and talents to the…
March 5, 2016/by mark malizzi

On behalf of the Reading Royals, I want to thank Thunder Outreach and Heaven’s Thunder band

On behalf of the Reading Royals, I want to thank Thunder Outreach…
March 5, 2016/by mark malizzi

Reading Fightin Phils Baseball enjoys working with Thunder Outreach…

“I’ve worked with Mark Malizzi and Thunder Outreach for the…
February 12, 2016/by mark malizzi

We had an awesome time last night @ the Santander Arena w/ the Reading Royals, Thrivent Financial and 5,388 crazy hockey fans

We had an awesome time last night @ the Santander Arena w/ the…
November 29, 2015/by mark malizzi

Thank you Thrivent Financial for your support!

We are so Excited to have our new friends from Thrivent Financial…
October 9, 2015/by mark malizzi

Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Group Chapter IV Supports Thunder Outreach’s First Responder Appreciation Events

As the Blue Knights PA IV Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, we…
April 10, 2015/by mark malizzi

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #9 Reading, PA. endorses Thunder Outreach events

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #9 represents all active and…
April 10, 2015/by mark malizzi

Thunder Outreach has been honored two times from the Four Chaplains Memorial Foundation

Thunder Outreach has been honored two times from the Four Chaplains…
April 10, 2015/by mark malizzi

Thunder Outreach receives “American Police Hall Of Fame” Awards

In 2011, Thunder Outreach was nationally recognized by the "American…
April 10, 2015/by mark malizzi

PA House Of Representatives honor Thunder Outreach events

April 8, 2015/by Juli Malizzi

Guinness World Records

People pulled up to drop of their food donation and were so touched…
April 8, 2015/by Juli Malizzi

Ripley’s Believe it or Not

People pulled up to drop of their food donation and were so touched…
April 8, 2015/by Juli Malizzi

Partners of Thunder Outreach