“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!
Hi, Brenda, someone suggested you may be able to help with heating supplies tonight. Back in January when wind chills were more like something from Montreal than Marietta, SNGA Founder Brenda Rhodes received the message above from a woman who was sleeping in her van. She had just found a new job, but hadn't been … Continue reading SNGA: Awesome sauce!
“My mom said that there are many things that we could not get, but that God is good all the time. Thanks to Simple Needs GA we can have a few of these things. Thank you for my birthday gifts and the box springs and mattress! I slept good last night! My mom and me … Continue reading Next Donation Drive: Sat., Jan. 20
“They are the sweetest group of people I have met yet. They helped me and my children big time! 5 stars!”—Simple Needs GA client “We were so moved by seeing the extent of your work for the community. Cobb County is lucky to have you and Simple Needs GA to address what so many of … Continue reading Christmas program update / Dec. 16 Donation Drive
“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)!
“My children and I didn’t have any beds or any furniture at all. We were sleeping on air mattresses. The beds and the dresser have been really great. The furniture is in good condition. I’m happy and the kids are happy. It was a really great experience.” The quote above is from “Sharon,” a working … Continue reading SNGA Donation Drive this Sat. (Aug. 19)
Greetings, all. We wanted to let you know about an exciting benefit for Simple Needs GA coming up on Fri., Aug. 11, at the Kennesaw location of PearTree, a floral, home furnishings and gift shop at 1600 Kennesaw Due West Rd. Kim Kornblatt, owner of the family-owned business, is offering store-wide discounts of 25 percent … Continue reading Aug. 11 benefit for Simple Needs GA at PearTree in Kennesaw
“I don’t need a bed for myself, just for my kids.” – single dad, who called Simple Needs GA and asked for help after finding us online. Not only did this family receive beds for its unfurnished apartment, but also furniture, household items and, for the children, birthday presents, books and school uniforms. The dad … Continue reading Next donation drive is JUNE 17!
On April 29, students at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School marked a day of service and prayer in honor of the school's namesake by donating their time and (abundant!) energy to Simple Needs GA's My Birthday Matters program as well as programs of organizations such as MUST Ministries. SNGA founder Brenda Rhodes visited the school, located in Kennesaw, … Continue reading Discovering the joy of service
"I want to say thank you for the gifts for my daughter. This year, I had gotten into a financial snag and wasn't able to provide anything for her. With this program, I was able to give something to make her smile on her birthday, and that makes Mommy smile! I hope this program stays … Continue reading Spring has Sprung–and So has SNGA’s Need for Donations!