Help others celebrate their (housing) independence

“Words cannot express my gratitude for everything SNGA has done for us!” —client who moved into a duplex with three other guys from the Extension DONATION DRIVE TODAY (JULY 4, 2020) AND ALSO ON JULY 18. SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS. So…COVID. It’s changed everyone’s lives. At Simple Needs GA, we first halted all of our … Continue reading Help others celebrate their (housing) independence

‘Bleacher Creature’ Pitches in for People in Need

Before Alan Stensland engineered bridges and buildings and helped the U.S. government plan for disasters, he played a fuzzy green monster adored by millions. Alan was the Atlanta Braves’ “Bleacher Creature” mascot from 1976 to 1979. He went on to study civil engineering at Georgia Tech and worked for the U.S. Forest Service and the … Continue reading ‘Bleacher Creature’ Pitches in for People in Need

‘Shining Lights in Our Community’: SNGA Volunteers Bert and Stella Blenner

When Bert and Stella Blenner picked up 80 boxes of Always maxi pads at Sam’s Club a few weeks ago, they received some curious stares. But what has surprised everyone at Simple Needs GA is the Blenners’ extraordinary willingness to do anything and everything for people in need—including running unusual errands at local warehouse clubs! “Bert … Continue reading ‘Shining Lights in Our Community’: SNGA Volunteers Bert and Stella Blenner

Cobb Energy Centre Ushers Restock SNGA’s Warehouse with Huge Donation Drive

The volunteer ushers at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre (CEPAC) continue to support SNGA in amazing ways. The latest example came on Nov. 4 at CEPAC’s annual volunteer dinner, where these generous folks presented Brenda with a huge haul of household and other items that they had collected for SNGA’s clients. “The donations, which filled our entire … Continue reading Cobb Energy Centre Ushers Restock SNGA’s Warehouse with Huge Donation Drive

Upcoming donation drives–and SNGA news!

“The best feeling in the world is, at last, knowing someone actually loves doing great, life-saving things.”—a child who received birthday presents from our My Birthday Matters program [Click here for the SignUp Genius to purchase current needs in this program.] “I’ve honestly never met a person/organization so kind and that goes out of their way … Continue reading Upcoming donation drives–and SNGA news!