“This is the best day of my life!” That’s what a little girl said to her mom after watching a matinee of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” this past June at a children’s theater in Marietta. She was one of 13 children and nine adults who had been invited to From the Top Theatrics to watch the … Continue reading Our new program is…Simply Fun!
Greetings, all. Our next monthly Donation Drive is Sat., Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our Marietta warehouse. See list below for some of our most-needed items. If you can’t make it on Aug. 18, we’ll have drives next month on Sept. 1 and Sept. 15. Mark your calendars! Within the past week, … Continue reading Donation Drive on Sat., Aug. 18, from 10-1
Thousands of children have rolled up their sleeves to help people in need over the past eight years thanks to a service organization called Little Helpers. It all started in 2010 when founder Tran Bui Smith had an epiphany. “It just happened one day,” she said. “I’m looking around at all of the stuff that … Continue reading ‘Little Helpers’ Makes a Big Difference
“I just moved out of a homeless shelter. I was approved for my own apartment, but I have no furniture or household items at all. Please let me know if you might be able to help.” —recent email to Simple Needs GA UPCOMING DONATION DRIVE Our next monthly Donation Drive is Sat., July 21, from … Continue reading Next donation drive: Sat., July 21!
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