In the fall of 2020, East Cobb Church gave Simple Needs GA an extraordinary donation--a brand-new box truck as well as thousands of brand-new toiletries and other items for people in need in Cobb County.
“Words cannot express my gratitude for everything SNGA has done for us!” —client who moved into a duplex with three other guys from the Extension DONATION DRIVE TODAY (JULY 4, 2020) AND ALSO ON JULY 18. SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS. So…COVID. It’s changed everyone’s lives. At Simple Needs GA, we first halted all of our … Continue reading Help others celebrate their (housing) independence
Last year, a family in Powder Springs lost their home of four years after the landlord sold the property. The mom and her disabled veteran husband, who is now awaiting both heart and kidney transplants, were homeless for five months. So were their children ranging in age from 2 to 18 years. Thanks to Simple … Continue reading From a Client in Her Own Words
When Bert and Stella Blenner picked up 80 boxes of Always maxi pads at Sam’s Club a few weeks ago, they received some curious stares. But what has surprised everyone at Simple Needs GA is the Blenners’ extraordinary willingness to do anything and everything for people in need—including running unusual errands at local warehouse clubs! “Bert … Continue reading ‘Shining Lights in Our Community’: SNGA Volunteers Bert and Stella Blenner
The volunteer ushers at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre (CEPAC) continue to support SNGA in amazing ways. The latest example came on Nov. 4 at CEPAC’s annual volunteer dinner, where these generous folks presented Brenda with a huge haul of household and other items that they had collected for SNGA’s clients. “The donations, which filled our entire … Continue reading Cobb Energy Centre Ushers Restock SNGA’s Warehouse with Huge Donation Drive
When ‘Sharon’ came to Georgia to escape domestic violence, she and her 7-year-old daughter, who has autism, had only clothing to call their own; they had to leave everything else behind. Sharon called us on a Thursday—the day she moved into her apartment—to request beds, furniture and household items. Brenda asked our very dedicated volunteer … Continue reading Give the Gift of Warmth: Donation Drive this weekend!
“I don’t need a bed for myself, just for my kids.” – single dad, who called Simple Needs GA and asked for help after finding us online. Not only did this family receive beds for its unfurnished apartment, but also furniture, household items and, for the children, birthday presents, books and school uniforms. The dad … Continue reading Next donation drive is JUNE 17!
We hope you’ll consider stopping by our Marietta warehouse on Sat., May 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to be a part of our monthly donation drive. Even if you don’t have any donations, we welcome you to stop by for a tour. Your new or gently used donations can make a big difference. … Continue reading Come to our next donation drive Sat., May 20!
Our next donation drive and volunteer day is Sat., July 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The difference you’re making—one family at a time Before I tell you about our upcoming donation day on April 16 and some other Simple Needs GA news, I wanted to share a story that illustrates how your support is truly making a difference in the lives of families in need. Last year, we helped a … Continue reading Update, donation drive and more!