“My encounter with Brenda and SNGA revived my trust in humanity and renewed my faith and hope. It was the first time throughout the whole terrible ordeal that I felt compassion and not judged.” Last year, a family in Powder Springs lost their home of four years after the landlord sold the property. The mom … Continue reading SNGA Donation Drive on Sat., Dec. 21!
If You Need Help for Your Family... Simple Needs GA's Spirit of Christmas program is by referral only (from school counselors and other nonprofits and agencies). If you live in Cobb County and need help for your family during the 2019 holiday season, please check out our list of Christmas resources in Cobb. [NOTE: Deadlines … Continue reading Want to help a Christmas family? Need help?
“I want to thank you for my birthday gifts. I know my mom is going through a hard time right now and I did not expect to even get anything. We are very grateful. You do a very good thing for people like us.” —Handwritten note from a teenage boy living in a shelter; he … Continue reading Donation Drive this Saturday (Oct. 19)!
VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT Late last fall, West Cobb resident Russell Marshall, known by friends and family as "Russ," learned about Simple Needs GA from his wife, Judy. As she gave him details about SNGA, Judy added that the organization needed truck owners to help out with deliveries for its Simple Household Needs program. Having retired in … Continue reading ‘By the Truckload’: Volunteer Russ Marshall Gives Back to People in Need
“I asked a church for some pots and pans and am now receiving so much more!” Earlier this summer a single mom with a young daughter and a teenage son went to a local church and asked for some pots and pans so she could cook for her children. The church referred this family, which … Continue reading Simple Needs GA low on donated items. Drive is tomorrow, Aug. 20!
Our next donation drive and volunteer day is Sat., July 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Who would have thought a donated chair could make such a difference for a family in need? The client who received the black recliner from Simple Needs GA’s Simple Household Needs program burst into tears a couple of weeks ago when sharing the details of her situation with SNGA founder Brenda Rhodes. “When I delivered … Continue reading ‘Much more than a chair’ (plus the latest news from SNGA)
Most kids think of their birthdays as a time to receive. What could be better, after all, than hanging out with your friends, eating cake and ice cream and unwrapping lots of toys, video games and other fun stuff? For six-year-old Bryce of Roswell, a kindergartener at Tritt Elementary School, birthdays have always been about … Continue reading Six-year-old donates his birthday presents to kids in need!
Most of us have a few unused candles lying around in our homes. Did you know that candles are actually one of the items people who live in the woods need the most? At Simple Needs GA, our supply of candles to distribute to people who live in the woods is running quite low. If you … Continue reading We need candles for our clients. Here’s why.
Hi, everyone. As you might know, Simple Needs GA has been collecting in-kind donations once a month at our Marietta warehouse. These are great opportunities to volunteer as well by doing things like putting together our Comfort Kits for people checking into local shelters, or sorting in-kind donations of household items, new toys, school uniforms … Continue reading Our biggest donation day yet!