“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!
“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!
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)
"I wasn’t able to purchase any gifts for my son. He really wanted that basketball goal and when he saw it he started screaming and dancing around." --mom of two-year-old My Birthday Matters recipient "I just have to tell you once more how thankful I am for what you have done! My sons haven't had … Continue reading Simple Needs GA loves your support!
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.
Greetings, all. The fourth-annual Georgia Gives Day will take place on Thurs., Nov. 12. In case you're not familiar with it, it's a statewide online fundraiser geared toward helping Georgia nonprofits bolster their fundraising and awareness. Since 2012, Georgia Gives Day has raised about $5.2 million for nonprofits across the state! We hope you'll consider … Continue reading Support Simple Needs GA on Georgia Gives Day (Nov. 12)!
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!
Greetings, all. I wanted to let you know about the inspiring support Simple Needs GA (SNGA) has received over the past few months from local Girl Scout troops! It started in January at a badge-a-thon event organized by local Girl Scout leaders and volunteers. At the event, a group of Daisy Girl Scouts (kindergarten and … Continue reading Simple Needs GA salutes the Girl Scouts!