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 …

‘The Streets are Filling Up Again’

Sarah Parks News

Article written by Sarah Ravit from gambit news Though it’s obscured by thick fog, the sun’s just come up over Grace at the Greenlight, a social service organization in Central City. Dozens of homeless and low-income New Orleanians are lined up on the sidewalk for breakfast. Some take their Styrofoam boxes and walk to the nearby park or head back to …

2020 Holiday Appreciation Letter from Us

Sarah Parks News

Dear Friends and Supporters, As we count our blessings this year, Grace at the Green Light is thankful for each of you. Going on seven years, with your help, we will serve our 200,000th meal in late December. We have distributed over 1 million bottles of water and have assisted 2,400 people getting home. The year of 2020 has been a …

Happy Holidays and 7th Annual Christmas Celebration

Sarah Parks News

Grace at the Green Light celebrated it’s 7th annual Christmas party this past Saturday. We handed out blankets and clothes for keeping warm and a special meal to those who attended. We are thankful for our many volunteers and donors. A special thanks to Church 54 (New Orleans) for donating blankets, sleeping bags, and hygiene bags. We were able to …

Changing The Culture Of Our Great City

Sarah Parks News

Offer New Orleans’ homeless persons choices and provide for their basic needs in a loving manner that embraces the human spirit. Grace at The Green Light is hard at work changing the culture of our great city. Every day, it’s our mission to provide care for the people who need it the most. Grace at The Green Light hopes to …

Grace Sends 1,000th Homeless Person Home

Sarah Parks News

For months, April Coleman had been living in fear. The New Orleanian had been taking temporary jobs and working at Wal-Mart, trying to support her four young children. But when bills piled up and she missed work due to lack of childcare, she lost her housing. Last month, a friend who had been letting her stay announced she could no …