When ‘Sharon’ came to Georgia to escape domestic violence, she and her 7-year-old daughter, who has autism, had only clothing to call their own; they had to leave everything else behind. Sharon called us on a Thursday—the day she moved into her apartment—to request beds, furniture and household items. Brenda asked our very dedicated volunteer … Continue reading Give the Gift of Warmth: Donation Drive this weekend!
“My two oldest ones haven’t really had a birthday party since they were babies. And my 8-year-old has only had one real birthday party when she was 5 years old. I stopped celebrating my birthday almost 13 years ago.” This heartbreaking comment came from one of Simple Needs GA’s furniture clients, a mom with a … Continue reading Simple Needs GA Donation Drive this Sat. (Oct. 21)!
‘Thanks so much for the toiletries. We greatly appreciate and use them daily. It makes us feel special—like being at a hotel! God bless you all and keep you.’ – thank-you letter signed by nine guests at a local shelter who received Simple Needs GA Comfort Kits. ‘Thanks for all the help with my … Continue reading Next donation drive is Sat., May 21
The difference you’re making—one family at a time Before I tell you about our upcoming donation day on April 16 and some other Simple Needs GA news, I wanted to share a story that illustrates how your support is truly making a difference in the lives of families in need. Last year, we helped a … Continue reading Update, donation drive and more!
Most kids think of their birthdays as a time to receive. What could be better, after all, than hanging out with your friends, eating cake and ice cream and unwrapping lots of toys, video games and other fun stuff? For six-year-old Bryce of Roswell, a kindergartener at Tritt Elementary School, birthdays have always been about … Continue reading Six-year-old donates his birthday presents to kids in need!
"I wasn’t able to purchase any gifts for my son. He really wanted that basketball goal and when he saw it he started screaming and dancing around." --mom of two-year-old My Birthday Matters recipient "I just have to tell you once more how thankful I am for what you have done! My sons haven't had … Continue reading Simple Needs GA loves your support!
Those men were great that picked up my furniture. Will recommend that business to everyone. God bless them. -- one of our furniture donors, after a pro-bono pickup from her home by TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. If you've ever helped a friend move, you know it isn't an easy task. But imagine picking up … Continue reading Thanks TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®!
Most of us have a few unused candles lying around in our homes. Did you know that candles are actually one of the items people who live in the woods need the most? At Simple Needs GA, our supply of candles to distribute to people who live in the woods is running quite low. If you … Continue reading We need candles for our clients. Here’s why.
Greetings, all. The fourth-annual Georgia Gives Day will take place on Thurs., Nov. 12. In case you're not familiar with it, it's a statewide online fundraiser geared toward helping Georgia nonprofits bolster their fundraising and awareness. Since 2012, Georgia Gives Day has raised about $5.2 million for nonprofits across the state! We hope you'll consider … Continue reading Support Simple Needs GA on Georgia Gives Day (Nov. 12)!
Greetings, all. Last year, Simple Needs GA (SNGA) joined Kroger Community Rewards. This program allows Kroger shoppers to support our mission each time they use their Kroger Plus cards. However, shoppers must re-enroll each year--and now's the time! Just go to: www.krogercommunityrewards.com! The enrollment period ends on Aug. 31. If you haven't already signed up for the … Continue reading Kroger Community Rewards–time to re-enroll!