Going Home with Grace in December!

Keith Frechette Blog, News, Story

Thanks to the support from our community, we’ve been able to send over 2,610 individuals home to loved ones. Read below about three individuals Grace has recently sent home to be with loved ones! Alfred was originally promised a construction job in New Orleans and moved after Hurricane Ida. Upon realizing he wouldn’t be getting paid for his work, Alfred …

Going Home with Grace in November!

Keith Frechette Blog, News, Story

Thanks to the support from our community, we’ve been able to send over 2,585 individuals home to loved ones. In the picture above is an individual that got the helped he was looking for! Meet Arthur! Arthur was displaced and had become homeless in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after having his work contract cancelled. After connecting with Grace, Arthur …

Join Our Team!

Keith Frechette Blog, News, Updates

We’re looking for someone to join our team!  If you are passionate about serving the unhoused, a go getter, and self-motivated, this position may be for you! Grace at the Green Light is seeking a dedicated individual for a 1 year AmeriCorps VISTA program (sponsored through Tulane University’s Center of Public Service).  Housing, living stipend, continuing education, and some healthcare …

Going Home with Grace in September!

Keith Frechette Blog, News, Story

Thanks to the support from our community, we’ve been able to send over 2,567 individuals home to loved ones. In the picture above is an individual that got the helped he was looking for! Meet Ronald! Ronald was homeless in New Orleans seeking a rehabilitation program that could help him get back on his feet. We’re proud to say Ronald …

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 …