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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 out of their homes by a blaze that destroyed 15 units … Continue reading Fire-displaced families get help via ‘Simple Household Needs’

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 the Marietta school system. “She immediately took off her old shoes—they … Continue reading Bring shoes—and smiles—to kids in need!

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 service opportunities throughout metro Atlanta, worked together to pack full-sized toiletries and … Continue reading Teens help SNGA provide toiletries to people in need