‘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

‘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

Two Men And A Truck Goes the Extra Mile for SNGA

For: Simple Needs GA Marietta, Ga.                                                                           For Immediate Release TWO MEN AND A TRUCK GOES THE EXTRA MILE FOR SIMPLE NEEDS GA --Move crews from Marietta location make it possible for families to have furniture, beds and other items needed to turn empty houses and apartments into homes. MARIETTA, Ga. (03/21/2018) — The TWO MEN … Continue reading Two Men And A Truck Goes the Extra Mile for SNGA