“I want to thank you for my birthday gifts. I know my mom is going through a hard time right now and I did not expect to even get anything. We are very grateful. You do a very good thing for people like us.” —Handwritten note from a teenage boy living in a shelter; he … Continue reading Donation Drive this Saturday (Oct. 19)!
VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT Late last fall, West Cobb resident Russell Marshall, known by friends and family as "Russ," learned about Simple Needs GA from his wife, Judy. As she gave him details about SNGA, Judy added that the organization needed truck owners to help out with deliveries for its Simple Household Needs program. Having retired in … Continue reading ‘By the Truckload’: Volunteer Russ Marshall Gives Back to People in Need
“The best feeling in the world is, at last, knowing someone actually loves doing great, life-saving things.”—a child who received birthday presents from our My Birthday Matters program [Click here for the SignUp Genius to purchase current needs in this program.] “I’ve honestly never met a person/organization so kind and that goes out of their way … Continue reading Upcoming donation drives–and SNGA news!
On the first Saturday of this month, volunteers with our Simple Household Needs program picked up furniture from 10 donors and delivered furniture to eight different clients across Cobb County! Meanwhile, at our Marietta warehouse, Simple Needs GA volunteers worked hand-in-hand with clients to help them select small household items of every kind. "On Sunday, I went back to … Continue reading Simple Household Needs is going strong!
“Simple Needs GA helped me in a time of a frustrating transition. I was just leaving a domestic violence shelter and pregnant with my first child. Simple Needs GA took most of the burden of moving and starting over off of me. They made my home feel comfortable and safe. For that I will be … Continue reading Next Donation Drive is Sat., July 20!
On July 4th, Simple Needs GA is the nonprofit beneficiary of the annual SpringsFest celebration in Powder Springs! That means you can go listen to live bands, sample delicious fare from local food trucks, shop artisan vendors and, of course, watch a thrilling fireworks display, all while supporting our mission of helping people in need in … Continue reading SpringsFest July 4th Event Benefits SNGA!
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!
For most of us, the likes of toiletries, towels and cleaning supplies count as “little things.” We hardly give them a second thought. For Simple Needs GA’s clients, though, these items are hugely important. That’s why we were so thrilled when Christ Lutheran Church, 176 W. Sandtown Rd. SW, recently gave us 72 brand-new pillows … Continue reading Comfy pillows and more from Christ Lutheran Church