Category: News

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…

Your Donations Give Hope!

Our next donation drive and volunteer day is Sat., July 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

‘Much more than a chair’ (plus the latest news from SNGA)

Who would have thought a donated chair could make such a difference for a family in need? The client who received the black recliner from Simple Needs GA’s Simple Household Needs program burst into tears a couple of weeks ago when sharing the details…

Six-year-old donates his birthday presents to kids in need!

Most kids think of their birthdays as a time to receive. What could be better, after all, than hanging out with your friends, eating cake and ice cream and unwrapping lots of toys, video games and other fun stuff? For six-year-old Bryce of Roswell,…

Simple Needs GA loves your support!

“I wasn’t able to purchase any gifts for my son. He really wanted that basketball goal and when he saw it he started screaming and dancing around.” –mom of two-year-old My Birthday Matters recipient “I just have to tell you once more how thankful…

We need candles for our clients. Here’s why.

Most of us have a few unused candles lying around in our homes. Did you know that candles are actually one of the items people who live in the woods need the most? At Simple Needs GA, our supply of candles to distribute to people…

Support Simple Needs GA on Georgia Gives Day (Nov. 12)!

Greetings, all. The fourth-annual Georgia Gives Day will take place on Thurs., Nov. 12. In case you’re not familiar with it, it’s a statewide online fundraiser geared toward helping Georgia nonprofits bolster their fundraising and awareness. Since 2012, Georgia Gives Day has raised about…

Kroger Community Rewards–time to re-enroll!

Greetings, all. Last year, Simple Needs GA (SNGA) joined Kroger Community Rewards. This program allows Kroger shoppers to support our mission each time they use their Kroger Plus cards. However, shoppers must re-enroll each year–and now’s the time! Just go to: www.krogercommunityrewards.com! The enrollment period ends…