Thanks so much to everyone who came out to celebrate Independence Day 2021 with us! Although we battled the rain, we still had a great time enjoying food, games, and the opportunity to spend time with so many Youth-Reach Gulf Coast friends...
When you give to Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC), you’re not only supporting the life-changing 24/7, 365 day-a-year services we offer young men, but you’re also positively impacting our local communities in the name of Jesus. We stretch every dollar given by our supporters to make the most change possible in our own YRGC family as well as in our own backyard. Here are some of the ways we’re bringing the glory of God to our local community...
Through Andy's experiences with others, he had grown to associate “love” and “trust” with pain. He didn’t know I needed to unlearn those buzzwords and relearn what they really mean. But God gave Andy a close glimpse of His heart, and he's been in love ever since.
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 [...]
Youth Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC) has always been a community-supported organization and we are grateful to have the opportunity to help our Gulf Coast neighbors in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally. We are committed to making our disaster relief services available for as long as needed. If you need help, please contact YRGC Chief Financial [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Thank you to everyone who came out to our July 4th Pig Pickin' & Open House earlier this month! Around 300 attendees enjoyed a lawnmower race, mullet toss, bounce house, water slide, and a tour of our 81-acre campus. Many of them also had a chance to meet our residents and staff. Check out some of the [...]
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 [...]