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
When ‘Sharon’ came to Georgia to escape domestic violence, she and her 7-year-old daughter, who has autism, had only clothing to call their own; they had to leave everything else behind. Sharon called us on a Thursday—the day she moved into her apartment—to request beds, furniture and household items. Brenda asked our very dedicated volunteer … Continue reading Give the Gift of Warmth: Donation Drive this weekend!
Our next donation drive and volunteer day is Sat., July 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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!
Did you know that over the past six years Wells Fargo has given more than $1.5 million to nonprofit groups in Georgia through its “Days of Giving” campaign? On Oct. 29, we at Simple Needs GA (SNGA) were honored to receive a $1,000 grant from the bank at a celebration in Marietta. All told, the … Continue reading Donor Spotlight: Wells Fargo gives back
“It’s the small things sometimes that make a difference. Love and compassion can be shown in so many ways. I want to thank you.” Simple Needs GA received this kind note from a shelter resident who received a duffel bag of full-size toiletries via our Comfort Kits program. But, really, this is something SNGA hears all the time … Continue reading SNGA’s winter drives: ‘Baby, it’s cold outside!’
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
"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!