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!
We need candles for our clients. Here’s why.
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.
Support Simple Needs GA on Georgia Gives Day (Nov. 12)!
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)!
Our biggest donation day yet!
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!
Simple Needs GA salutes the Girl Scouts!
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!
Thankfulness Doesn’t End after the Holidays
Now that the holiday season is over, life feels like it is getting back to “normal.” The one thing I miss, though, from the holiday season, is the many posts from people being thankful. The holiday season seems to put people in a reflective mood. They remind us to acknowledge the things we are grateful … Continue reading Thankfulness Doesn’t End after the Holidays
SNGA’s winter drives: ‘Baby, it’s cold outside!’
“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!’
Thanks to the volunteers from Foresters!
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!
Save the date: SNGA bowling outing on Sept. 28
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
Call for committee volunteers!
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!