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
Greetings, all. We wanted to let you know about a wonderful children’s book by Simple Needs GA supporter Holly Britt. It’s called The Incredible Little Happy. An affirmations book for kids, it’s about a cute puppy who goes to the zoo, meets the animals there and learns lots of positive lessons along the way. The book gives … Continue reading Check out ‘The Incredible Little Happy’!
Greetings, all. Simple Needs GA's My Birthday Matters program is turning five years old! We hope you can drop by our Marietta warehouse on April 13 to don a party hat and celebrate with us! (OK, party hats aren't mandatory!) The Open House/MBM Birthday Party is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We'll be giving tours, chatting with old … Continue reading My Birthday Matters turns 5 yrs. old!
“You made another child, another human being, very, very happy this morning. This is by far one of her happiest birthdays in a long time.” —text from a single mom of a girl who received a bike that she rode in Walmart and wanted but couldn’t afford. We also bought her a “My Life” doll … Continue reading Next Donation Drive: Sat., March 16!
“Simple Needs GA is a groundbreaking organization that needs to be emulated nationwide”—Facebook comment from a former client (a mom with three kids) who received help from SNGA in a time of need. Greetings, all. Our next monthly Donation Drive is Sat., Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our Marietta warehouse. Email email@example.com for the … Continue reading Donation drive today (Jan. 19)
Both families were so happy to receive their gifts with everything they wanted in them. I just want to say a huge thank you to you and your volunteers for your kind hearts and dedication. --Cierra Boyce, child advocate for liveSAFE Resources in Marietta Greetings, all. As we say goodbye to 2018, we wanted to … Continue reading SNGA: An Amazing Year!
The idea that you can’t make a difference is seductive given the need in our community, but a 3-year-old effort called Sam’s Blessing Bag Project shows that it’s possible to make a bigger impact than you might think. It’s a joint effort by Andrew Hartman, founder and partner at Hartmanlaw, 145 Towne Lake Parkway in … Continue reading A homegrown effort to help the homeless