Happy New Year to you and yours from Simple Needs GA (SNGA)! Thanks to your kindness and generosity over the past year, we made good progress toward our mission of helping even more people in need in our community. We also laid the groundwork for a productive 2015. Here are a few highlights: EXPANDING OUR … Continue reading 2014: A year of progress for SNGA
Greetings, all. We wanted to give a big 'shout out' to the awesome volunteers from Foresters, the not-for-profit fraternal benefit society, who on Aug. 23 braved some seriously hot weather to put together nearly 150 birthday kits for our My Birthday Matters program. As Foresters members came to enjoy a day at Six Flags, they took time … Continue reading Thanks to the volunteers from Foresters!
Greetings, all. Just wanted to give you a heads up about our annual bowling outing. We hope you can come out to AMF Marietta Lanes on Sept. 28 and bowl with us! All proceeds will go toward Simple Needs GA programs that benefit children and families in need.For all the relevant information, read our press … Continue reading Save the date: SNGA bowling outing on Sept. 28
Greetings, all. We wanted to let you know about a great opportunity to do even more for people in need through Simple Needs GA. Over the next few months, we will be forming several new volunteer committees. If you’re interested, please consider joining one! Here’s a more in-depth look at what we have in mind… … Continue reading Call for committee volunteers!
"My daughter said she is beyond excited about her gifts. I mean she looooves her gifts, especially the blanket. Thank you for this; I am so grateful." The quote above comes from the mom of a 9-year-old girl who had a great birthday with help from our My Birthday Matters program. Thanks so much for your support … Continue reading Heads up! June 21st donation drive!
“If the house isn’t clean, the children suffer.” This is from a thank-you note from a parent who received a cleaning kit from our Simple Household Needs program. “I always buy food first of course," she said. "Buying cleaning supplies is last. Thank you so much for this cleaning kit. It made me so happy … Continue reading Giving back: May 17 donation drive!
While at a local emergency shelter on March 21, Simple Needs GA founder Brenda Rhodes got into a conversation with one of the residents who had received a blue duffel bag packed with full-sized toiletries provided by SNGA's donors and volunteers. "He said the bag was very useful and appreciated, because many of the residents don't … Continue reading What a great month for SNGA!
“Today is my daughter’s birthday. She is nine years old and is really excited and extremely happy on her day. As a parent, I am in tears, because this is so important to a child. It’s absolutely great that there are others who care!”Simple Needs GA received this heartfelt thank-you letter last month from the … Continue reading ‘March Madness’ at SNGA
“My kids have not had new shoes in a long time. Now they can run and play and their feet don’t hurt. Thank you to everybody at this place. God will bless you, too.” Simple Needs GA received this heartwarming thank-you card, which included a kid’s drawing of a pair of sneakers, a few weeks … Continue reading Getting Results: An Update from SNGA!
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’