Category: News

SNGA: Awesome sauce!

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…

Ending the Year with Good Deeds

“You and yours have been so much help. Thank you for the love you have shown my family. You have truly shown me we do matter.” — thank-you note from parent of My Birthday Matters recipient Greetings, all. As we say goodbye to 2017,…

Christmas program update / Dec. 16 Donation Drive

“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…

Simple Needs GA is in the news!

On Tues., Nov. 28, the Cobb Collaborative honored SNGA Founder Brenda Rhodes with its Volunteer Award during the 24th Annual Human Services Award luncheon and ceremony. The event recognizes nominees from local businesses and nonprofits for their dedication to working or volunteering with people…

Volunteer Spotlight: Stacy and Alicia

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” – Rabindranath Tagore.  Now and again, we like to touch base with our volunteers to find out how their lives have…

Discovering the joy of service

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…

Kroger Community Rewards–time to re-enroll!

Greetings, all. As you may know, Simple Needs GA (SNGA) joined the Kroger Community Rewards program a couple of years ago. It allows Kroger shoppers to support our mission each time they use their Kroger Plus cards. However, shoppers must re-enroll each year in order…