“I am very grateful for you. I really felt lost, but you made my kids feel so special. My 13-year-old knows that God is always looking out for us.”—Client of SNGA’s Simple Household Needs program (see story below) ‘SIMPLY SAYING’ (A NOTE FROM OUR FOUNDER, BRENDA RHODES)We want to say thanks—once again—to all of our … Continue reading ‘You Made My Kids Feel So Special’
SNGA Receives Largest Single Donation in Its 10-Year History
Linked UP Church in Powder Springs donates a record $14,250 to Simple Needs GA.
‘Bleacher Creature’ Pitches in for People in Need
Before Alan Stensland engineered bridges and buildings and helped the U.S. government plan for disasters, he played a fuzzy green monster adored by millions. Alan was the Atlanta Braves’ “Bleacher Creature” mascot from 1976 to 1979. He went on to study civil engineering at Georgia Tech and worked for the U.S. Forest Service and the … Continue reading ‘Bleacher Creature’ Pitches in for People in Need
Next Donation Drive on Sat., Jan. 18!
“I wanted to THANK YOU again for the Christmas help this year. The kids were so happy and enjoyed their gifts so much. I can never express how much I appreciate all of y’all and how thankful I am that my kids were able to wake up with big smiles Christmas morning.” —Mom whose five … Continue reading Next Donation Drive on Sat., Jan. 18!
SNGA Donation Drive on Sat., Dec. 21!
“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!
Donation Drive this Saturday (Oct. 19)!
“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)!
‘By the Truckload’: Volunteer Russ Marshall Gives Back to People in Need
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
Upcoming donation drives–and SNGA news!
“The best feeling in the world is, at last, knowing someone actually loves doing great, life-saving things.”—a child who received birthday presents from our My Birthday Matters program [Click here for the SignUp Genius to purchase current needs in this program.] “I’ve honestly never met a person/organization so kind and that goes out of their way … Continue reading Upcoming donation drives–and SNGA news!
Proud to be part of GAgives on #GivingTuesday!
On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, GAgives on #GivingTuesday provides a great way to keep the season of gratitude going by “showing your love” for your favorite Georgia nonprofits. This Nov. 27 you can donate to Simple Needs GA by visiting the following link: https://www.gagives.org/c/GGD/a/simpleneedsga/donate/ Last year, GAgives on #GivingTuesday raised $6.8 million for 3,000 Georgia nonprofits! … Continue reading Proud to be part of GAgives on #GivingTuesday!
SNGA receives $5K grant from Wells Fargo Atlanta
For: Simple Needs GA Marietta, Ga. For Immediate Release SIMPLE NEEDS GA RECEIVES $5K GRANT FROM WELLS FARGO ATLANTA --Generous disbursement of funds will help Marietta-based nonprofit support families and children in need across Cobb County. MARIETTA, Ga. (10/23/2018) — The Atlanta office of Wells Fargo has awarded Simple Needs GA (SNGA) a $5,000 grant to … Continue reading SNGA receives $5K grant from Wells Fargo Atlanta