“I wanted to thank you and your organization for the household and baby items we received on Saturday! Special thank-you to Ms. Jen! She was such a great help assisting my mom and my 2-year-old (he got two toys and he loves them). The items are such a blessing to have to start out with. … Continue reading Open House/Donation Drive on Nov. 17!
For: Simple Needs GA Marietta, Ga. For Immediate Release SIMPLE NEEDS GA RECEIVES $5K GRANT FROM WELLS FARGO ATLANTA --Generous disbursement of funds will help Marietta-based nonprofit support families and children in need across Cobb County. MARIETTA, Ga. (10/23/2018) — The Atlanta office of Wells Fargo has awarded Simple Needs GA (SNGA) a $5,000 grant to … Continue reading SNGA receives $5K grant from Wells Fargo Atlanta
The Davis Academy in Sandy Springs recently collected more than 160 coats of all sizes, as well as bags of hats, scarves, gloves and socks, for Simple Needs GA’s clients. “Our students were particularly concerned and alarmed to think of kids their age and families like their own not having warm clothes for winter,” said … Continue reading A Warm Gift from The Davis Academy
“Thank you from me and the girls for all of your help! We really appreciate your kindness and generosity. Our place feels so much better, especially being able to sleep comfortably.” “I didn’t expect all of this. Thank you so much!” –Clients who recently received furniture and household items from SNGA’s Simple Household Needs … Continue reading Donation drive this Sat., Sept. 15
Greetings, all. Our next monthly Donation Drive is Sat., Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our Marietta warehouse. See list below for some of our most-needed items. If you can’t make it on Aug. 18, we’ll have drives next month on Sept. 1 and Sept. 15. Mark your calendars! Within the past week, … Continue reading Donation Drive on Sat., Aug. 18, from 10-1
Thousands of children have rolled up their sleeves to help people in need over the past eight years thanks to a service organization called Little Helpers. It all started in 2010 when founder Tran Bui Smith had an epiphany. “It just happened one day,” she said. “I’m looking around at all of the stuff that … Continue reading ‘Little Helpers’ Makes a Big Difference
“I just moved out of a homeless shelter. I was approved for my own apartment, but I have no furniture or household items at all. Please let me know if you might be able to help.” —recent email to Simple Needs GA UPCOMING DONATION DRIVE Our next monthly Donation Drive is Sat., July 21, from … Continue reading Next donation drive: Sat., July 21!
As they work to brighten the lives of homeless children enrolled in Marietta City Schools, Ana Mateo and Brenda Espinoza see some heartbreaking situations. On any given day, they might talk to an elementary school student who lives in an extended stay hotel and goes hungry on the weekends, or to a high school student … Continue reading Helping Kids in Marietta City Schools
For: Simple Needs GA Marietta, Ga. For Immediate Release SIMPLE NEEDS GA SEEKS STORAGE SPACE FOR FURNITURE PROGRAM --Marietta nonprofit loses 1,300-sq.-ft. space near the Big Chicken, seeks replacement for storage of furniture, beds and more for people coming out of homelessness. MARIETTA, Ga. (05/08/2018) — Donors and volunteers from across Cobb County help Simple … Continue reading SNGA seeks storage space for furniture
“I want toys that I can give to children who don’t have any.” That’s what 9-year-old Payton Milligan told Santa last year when asked what she wanted for Christmas. Fortunately, Payton’s parents Tim and Debbyn happened to know about Simple Needs GA’s children’s programs, Spirit of Christmas and My Birthday Matters. After Santa gave Payton … Continue reading SNGA: We’re Lucky to Have Our Volunteers!