As part of our discipleship training, we show young men how to be “the hands and feet of Jesus” by offering relief services when natural disasters strike. Youth-Reach Gulf Coast recently made two trips to bring hope to communities impacted by Hurricane Ida...
One of the most effective ways that supporters of Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC) continue to make a difference is through prayer. Please take a moment to lift up everyone in the YRGC family in prayer, and pray for these four wonderful residents...
While the Covid pandemic has presented challenges for our Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC) family, it’s also provided a unique opportunity for staff and residents to spend more time fellowshipping together. As we gather together day after day, hearts are being stirred, dreams are being re-kindled and visions are being born. About a month into the [...]
Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate our the groundbreaking of our new transitional home on October 12th! The new facility will provide our graduates with opportunities to receive additional ministry support, mentoring, job skills training, and other valuable resources to help them successfully transition back into mainstream society. Event speakers included Curt [...]
At Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC), we are grateful to have the support of volunteers who pour their lives into helping us raise strong men of God. Tia Morris is a committed volunteer who holds a particularly special place in the hearts of the young men we serve. She and her husband, Ronnie, frequently host our residents [...]
Hurricane Laura ripped through southwest Louisiana last week with winds of up to 150 mph. Within hours of hearing about the catastrophic destruction in Lake Charles, LA, Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC) started assembling a team to help with hurricane relief efforts. Our ministry partnered with White Dove Ministries, Freedom Church, Frontline Ministries, and Operation Lost [...]
The Lord continues to advance the work of our ministry with the expansion of our offerings to include our first transitional living home. We invite you to join us in celebrating this exciting project at our YRGC Transitional Home Groundbreaking Ceremony scheduled for Monday, October 12th at 11:30 a.m. This new facility has been an ongoing [...]
Staff and residents at Youth-Reach Gulf Coast have been hard at work building a new resource on the 81-acre Summerdale campus: a work cabin with space for equipment and supply storage. The tasks associated with maintaining the property and stewarding the land well requires a significant amount of equipment, storage space and manpower. Not only did [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]