Our Community Clothing Closet is Now Open!

Keith Frechette Blog, News

Our Community Clothing Closet is now open to the public! Grace’s Clothing Closet is open on Tuesday’s and Saturdays from 7:30am-8am every week! We are accepting Clothing & Supplies for drop off at Living Witness Ministries! Contact Lexi at lexi@graceatthegreenlight.com to coordinate pick-up or drop off! Going Home with Grace After unfortunately becoming stranded in New Orleans, Bobby connected with …

Going Home with Grace in June!

Keith Frechette Blog, News, Story

Thanks to the support from our community, we’ve been able to send over 2,504 individuals home to loved ones. In the picture above are two individuals that touched our hearts this month, Sonny and Ms. Evangeline. After facing homelessness for the first time, Sonny was robbed of his wallet and belongings. He connected with us and we have him on …

Grace at the Greenlight is 7 Years Old!

Keith Frechette Blog, News, Story

Thanks to the support from our local community, we’ve been able to accomplish so many goals! In the past 7 years, we have… Served 208,968 meals! Passed out over a million bottles of water! Reunited 2,500 individuals with their loved ones! To all who have donated, volunteered, and supported us in doing this work, thank you! You are truly making …

#GiveNOLADay

Keith Frechette Blog, News, Story

We are so thankful for all that participated with us during #GiveNOLADay last week! GiveNOLA Day is an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation. It’s a one day online giving event where for 24 hours, everyone who loves our region can support their favorite local causes by donating to one or more of 700+ participating nonprofit organizations. Last year’s …

Remember Andy? #GoingHomewithGrace

Keith Frechette Story

Remember Andy? He’s made it home! After 9 years of living and working in New Orleans, Andy came to Grace at the Greenlight in desperate need for help after he lost his job as a waiter due to COVID-19 and unfortunately faced eviction. We met with Andy and eventually bought him his ticket home to Pennsylvania where he could be …

Donald & Sayquanna #GoingHomewithGrace

Keith Frechette Story

We met Donald and Sayquanna, who are 4 months pregnant, outside of the bus station after they slept at a shelter the night before. Donald had been working for a company that travels and the company had work in a different state. They were unable to let Donald bring his fiance on the trip and he refused to leave her …

Meet Andy.

Keith Frechette Story

Meet Andy. Andy has been living and working at a restaurant in New Orleans for 9 years. The pandemic has had a devastating impact on New Orleans’ hospitality industry and unfortunately, Andy is one of the ones who has suffered from this loss. Andy’s hours at the restaurant were cut from 60 hours a week to 15-20 hours a week. …