Category: News

Call for committee volunteers!

Greetings, all. We wanted to let you know about a great opportunity to do even more for people in need through Simple Needs GA. Over the next few months, we will be forming several new volunteer committees. If you’re interested, please consider joining one!…

What a great month for SNGA!

While at a local emergency shelter on March 21, Simple Needs GA founder Brenda Rhodes got into a conversation with one of the residents who had received a blue duffel bag packed with full-sized toiletries provided by SNGA’s donors and volunteers. “He said the bag…

‘March Madness’ at SNGA

“Today is my daughter’s birthday. She is nine years old and is really excited and extremely happy on her day. As a parent, I am in tears, because this is so important to a child. It’s absolutely great that there are others who care!”…

Getting Results: An Update from SNGA!

“My kids have not had new shoes in a long time. Now they can run and play and their feet don’t hurt. Thank you to everybody at this place. God will bless you, too.” Simple Needs GA received this heartwarming thank-you card, which included…

Fire-displaced families get help via ‘Simple Household Needs’

All of us shudder at the thought of our homes burning to the ground, but imagine what low-income families go through after they are suddenly displaced by a fire. Over the the past few months in Marietta, 47 adults and 24 children were forced…

Bring shoes—and smiles—to kids in need!

When Milena Skollar handed a box of new shoes to a disadvantaged elementary school student, she was surprised at the little girl’s overjoyed response. “She opened it up in awe, as though I had just given her something precious,” recalls Skollar, a social worker in…

Teens help SNGA provide toiletries to people in need

Thanks so much to the Teen Community Service program at the Marcus Jewish Community Center for helping SNGA pack 85 duffel bags last weekend for people in need! On Sun., March 24, nine volunteers from the program, which provides Jewish middle and high school students with hands-on…