Category: News

Next donation drive: Dec. 15!

“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…

Our clients need candles! Here’s why.

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…

GAgives? #GivingTuesday? What gives?!

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…

Proud to be part of GAgives on #GivingTuesday!

On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, GAgives on #GivingTuesday provides a great way to keep the season of gratitude going by “showing your love” for your favorite Georgia nonprofits. This Nov. 27 you can donate to Simple Needs GA by visiting the following link: https://www.gagives.org/c/GGD/a/simpleneedsga/donate/ Last…

Open House/Donation Drive on Nov. 17!

“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…

SNGA receives $5K grant from Wells Fargo Atlanta

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…

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,”…