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
“I’ve been in tears all day knowing my children will get gifts for Christmas thanks to your organization.” --Mom whose kids will be getting gifts through our Spirit of Christmas program “Thank you to the people of Simple Needs GA for helping me furnish my first home with furniture and appliances. You took such a … Continue reading Next donation drive: Dec. 15!
At Simple Needs GA, our supply of candles to distribute to people who live in the woods is running quite low. If you have extra candles at home or would be willing to buy some for us, our clients would greatly appreciate them! Consider suggesting a candle drive to your place of worship, school, business, … Continue reading Our clients need candles! Here’s why.
If you follow nonprofits on social media, get their email blasts or surf their websites, you’re starting to see a lot of stuff about #GivingTuesday and GAgives. It can all be a little confusing. What’s the difference between GAgives and #GivingTuesday? Where should you go to make a donation? When should you donate? And what’s so … Continue reading GAgives? #GivingTuesday? What gives?!