First of all, they mended my broken heart. That’s how a formerly homeless mom responded earlier this month when asked how SNGA had helped her. Here’s a bit more of her story… FORMERLY HOMELESS MOM FINDS HOPE AFTER TOUGH JOURNEY “Anna,” a mom with a 3-month-old daughter and a 15-year-old son, looked around in her … Continue reading ‘Mending a Broken Heart’| June 15th Donation Drive
“Thank you for being a blessing in my life.” — Simple Needs GA client DONATION DRIVE COMING UP SAT., MAY 18! Our next monthly Donation Drive is Sat., May 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our Marietta warehouse. Email firstname.lastname@example.org the address or if you have any questions. If you can’t make it … Continue reading Next Donation Drive on Sat., May 18
“I keep thinking about you and how you made my daughter’s birthday so special. She rides her bike every day and really enjoys it. Thanks so much for remembering us. God bless you.” – message from mom of My Birthday Matters recipient If you’d like to brighten a child’s birthday, just visit the SignUp Genius link … Continue reading Next SNGA donation drive–April 20!
Greetings, all. Simple Needs GA's My Birthday Matters program is turning five years old! We hope you can drop by our Marietta warehouse on April 13 to don a party hat and celebrate with us! (OK, party hats aren't mandatory!) The Open House/MBM Birthday Party is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We'll be giving tours, chatting with old … Continue reading My Birthday Matters turns 5 yrs. old!
“You made another child, another human being, very, very happy this morning. This is by far one of her happiest birthdays in a long time.” —text from a single mom of a girl who received a bike that she rode in Walmart and wanted but couldn’t afford. We also bought her a “My Life” doll … Continue reading Next Donation Drive: Sat., March 16!
“Simple Needs GA is a groundbreaking organization that needs to be emulated nationwide”—Facebook comment from a former client (a mom with three kids) who received help from SNGA in a time of need. Greetings, all. Our next monthly Donation Drive is Sat., Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our Marietta warehouse. Email email@example.com for the … Continue reading Donation drive today (Jan. 19)
The idea that you can’t make a difference is seductive given the need in our community, but a 3-year-old effort called Sam’s Blessing Bag Project shows that it’s possible to make a bigger impact than you might think. It’s a joint effort by Andrew Hartman, founder and partner at Hartmanlaw, 145 Towne Lake Parkway in … Continue reading A homegrown effort to help the homeless
“I’ve been in tears all day knowing my children will get gifts for Christmas thanks to your organization.” --Mom whose kids will be getting gifts through our Spirit of Christmas program “Thank you to the people of Simple Needs GA for helping me furnish my first home with furniture and appliances. You took such a … Continue reading Next donation drive: Dec. 15!
At Simple Needs GA, our supply of candles to distribute to people who live in the woods is running quite low. If you have extra candles at home or would be willing to buy some for us, our clients would greatly appreciate them! Consider suggesting a candle drive to your place of worship, school, business, … Continue reading Our clients need candles! Here’s why.
If you follow nonprofits on social media, get their email blasts or surf their websites, you’re starting to see a lot of stuff about #GivingTuesday and GAgives. It can all be a little confusing. What’s the difference between GAgives and #GivingTuesday? Where should you go to make a donation? When should you donate? And what’s so … Continue reading GAgives? #GivingTuesday? What gives?!