Category: News

Next donation drive: Sat., Oct. 20

“I want to thank you and your volunteers so much for such wonderful gifts for my son. He really enjoyed his books! May all of you be blessed for putting such a big smile on his face on his birthday!” –furniture client after one…

A Warm Gift from The Davis Academy

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…

Donation drive this Sat., Sept. 15

“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…

Our new program is…Simply Fun!

“This is the best day of my life!” That’s what a little girl said to her mom after watching a matinee of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” this past June at a children’s theater in Marietta. She was one of 13 children and nine adults…

Donation Drive on Sat., Aug. 18, from 10-1

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…

‘Little Helpers’ Makes a Big Difference

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,”…

Next donation drive: Sat., July 21!

“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…

Next Donation Drive: Sat., June 16th!

I went beyond the walls of SNGA’s warehouse today to deliver a birthday to a pre-k child with Brenda. We were welcomed with open arms. Each present was opened with a ‘wow’—claps, cheers and a lot of thanks—and ended in hugs from the grandmother,…

Helping Kids in Marietta City Schools

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…

SNGA seeks storage space for furniture

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….

Next Donation Drive is Sat., April 21

“A thousand thanks; I’ve been saving up to buy detergent and cleaning supplies. Now I can use that money for food.” — single mother of four who received cleaning supplies from our Simple Household Needs program. Her only cleaning supplies were some soap and an…

Two Men And A Truck Goes the Extra Mile for SNGA

For: Simple Needs GA Marietta, Ga.                                                                           For Immediate Release TWO MEN AND A TRUCK GOES THE EXTRA MILE FOR SIMPLE NEEDS GA –Move crews from Marietta location make it possible for families to have furniture, beds and other items needed to turn empty houses…