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YRGC Blessed with New 15-Passenger Van

By |2020-10-02T04:53:07+00:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Ministry, News, Resident Life|

Eleven years ago, Impact 100, a local non-profit providing grants to deserving organizations, blessed us with a 12-passenger van. Since then, we have driven the van over 200,000 miles for countless disaster relief missions, community service projects, church events, and resident trips. However, as the number of young men we serve increased along with the van’s [...]

Meet Blaize >> Youth-Reach Gulf Coast Resident

By |2020-10-02T04:53:08+00:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Ministry, Resident Life, Testimonies, Transitional Living|

Born in Ethiopia, Blaize was adopted at 11-years-old and welcomed into a loving home. At 18, he graduated high school and moved out of his parent’s house with what little money he had saved up from working two jobs. However, he quickly learned that living on your own isn’t as easy as it sounds. Within a [...]

Meet Micah >> Youth-Reach Gulf Coast Graduate

By |2020-06-19T16:22:23+00:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Graduates, Resident Life, Testimonies|

At the young age of just 12-years-old, Micah began using drugs and by the time he started high school, he was known as “that guy who could get his hands on anything.” Although he graduated at the top of his class, he passed up numerous scholarship opportunities because of the money he was making selling drugs. [...]

Life at YRGC During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-07-10T18:25:02+00:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Ministry, Resident Life, Testimonies, Transitional Living|

 We are grateful to report that YRGC residents are growing stronger spiritually, emotionally, and physically during the Covid-19 pandemic. Each day here begins with 2-3 hours of physical activity (running, weight lifting, etc.) followed by prayer/daily devotion, one-on-one Biblical counseling sessions, Bible study, work projects and tending to the grounds. Instead of sending our residents [...]

Nashville Tornado Relief: Finding Chaos & Bringing Peace

By |2020-04-01T22:14:40+00:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Disaster Relief, Ministry, Resident Life|

YRGC recently sent a team of staff and residents to help with Nashville, TN tornado relief efforts. We worked in the hardest hit, most poverty stricken areas for three days. While most of our time was spent removing trees and other debris from homes, roofs, and front yards, we also tarped damaged roofs to help preserve as [...]

8th Annual Golf Tournament Postponed >> Summer 2020

By |2020-04-01T21:32:29+00:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In light of the most recent recommendations from local and federal public health organizations, we have decided to postpone our 8th Annual Golf Tournament with plans to host the event as soon as it is recommended to do so. As of now, we are hoping to reschedule for a summer 2020 date. The event location, [...]

YRGC Sustainable Living Projects

By |2020-04-05T12:14:12+00:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Ministry, Resident Life|

As a part of our commitment to help contain the spread of the Coronavirus in our community, we are restricting all non-essential trips off campus and are using this time to work on the sustainable living resources we’ve already been developing. Our staff and residents enjoy making the most of the God-given resources available to cultivate on [...]

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