#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. …