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. …

Giving Tuesday w/ Tiny & Neil

Sarah Parks Story

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 …

Featured Going Home Stories with Ivan & Leo

Sarah Parks Story

Grace at the Green Light, is not only dedicated to serving meals to the homeless, we are also committed to sending our patrons home to their families when they are without a way. Below you can read about two patrons we sent home to their families just in time for the holidays. We met Ivan after he had been staying …

Filling the Gap – Rikhea’s Story

Sarah Parks Story

Dear Friends and Supporters, Grace at the Green Light’s 6th year brings growth and new community partnerships. We are thankful for all of our supporters, old and new, for it is through your support that we are able to make a difference in the lives of the homeless in New Orleans. This year brought many new volunteers who helped us …