I went beyond the walls of SNGA's warehouse today to deliver a birthday to a pre-k child with Brenda. We were welcomed with open arms. Each present was opened with a ‘wow’—claps, cheers and a lot of thanks—and ended in hugs from the grandmother, mother and child. Simple Needs GA is a beacon of love … Continue reading Next Donation Drive: Sat., June 16th!
"I'm getting furniture today? That's the best Mother's Day present ever!" --Sharon, furniture client UPCOMING DONATION DRIVE Each month, Simple Needs GA receives texts, emails and phone calls just like the one above. We cannot help everyone who contacts us, but these days we are able to help more clients than ever thanks to your … Continue reading Next Donation Drive is on May 19th
As they work to brighten the lives of homeless children enrolled in Marietta City Schools, Ana Mateo and Brenda Espinoza see some heartbreaking situations. On any given day, they might talk to an elementary school student who lives in an extended stay hotel and goes hungry on the weekends, or to a high school student … Continue reading Helping Kids in Marietta City Schools
For: Simple Needs GA Marietta, Ga. For Immediate Release SIMPLE NEEDS GA SEEKS STORAGE SPACE FOR FURNITURE PROGRAM --Marietta nonprofit loses 1,300-sq.-ft. space near the Big Chicken, seeks replacement for storage of furniture, beds and more for people coming out of homelessness. MARIETTA, Ga. (05/08/2018) — Donors and volunteers from across Cobb County help Simple … Continue reading SNGA seeks storage space for furniture
“A thousand thanks; I’ve been saving up to buy detergent and cleaning supplies. Now I can use that money for food.” -- single mother of four who received cleaning supplies from our Simple Household Needs program. Her only cleaning supplies were some soap and an old broom. UPCOMING DONATION DRIVE! Our next monthly Donation Drive is … Continue reading Next Donation Drive is Sat., April 21
For: Simple Needs GA Marietta, Ga. For Immediate Release TWO MEN AND A TRUCK GOES THE EXTRA MILE FOR SIMPLE NEEDS GA --Move crews from Marietta location make it possible for families to have furniture, beds and other items needed to turn empty houses and apartments into homes. MARIETTA, Ga. (03/21/2018) — The TWO MEN … Continue reading Two Men And A Truck Goes the Extra Mile for SNGA
“I want toys that I can give to children who don’t have any.” That’s what 9-year-old Payton Milligan told Santa last year when asked what she wanted for Christmas. Fortunately, Payton’s parents Tim and Debbyn happened to know about Simple Needs GA’s children’s programs, Spirit of Christmas and My Birthday Matters. After Santa gave Payton … Continue reading SNGA: We’re Lucky to Have Our Volunteers!
When Simple Needs GA asked Leilani Charrié Gurram what she wanted for her birthday, the 14-year-old had an unusual request. No jewelry, jeans or iTunes cards for her. Leilani wanted a metal detector. And thanks to the generosity of SNGA's amazing donors and volunteers, that's precisely what she received (a Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV, … Continue reading Family rebounds after Hurricane Maria
Hi, Brenda, someone suggested you may be able to help with heating supplies tonight. Back in January when wind chills were more like something from Montreal than Marietta, SNGA Founder Brenda Rhodes received the message above from a woman who was sleeping in her van. She had just found a new job, but hadn't been … Continue reading SNGA: Awesome sauce!
“My mom said that there are many things that we could not get, but that God is good all the time. Thanks to Simple Needs GA we can have a few of these things. Thank you for my birthday gifts and the box springs and mattress! I slept good last night! My mom and me … Continue reading Next Donation Drive: Sat., Jan. 20