“My children and I didn’t have any beds or any furniture at all. We were sleeping on air mattresses. The beds and the dresser have been really great. The furniture is in good condition. I’m happy and the kids are happy. It was a really great experience.” The quote above is from “Sharon,” a working … Continue reading SNGA Donation Drive this Sat. (Aug. 19)
“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” – Rabindranath Tagore. Now and again, we like to touch base with our volunteers to find out how their lives have been enriched by serving people in need in our community. For … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Stacy and Alicia
On April 29, students at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School marked a day of service and prayer in honor of the school's namesake by donating their time and (abundant!) energy to Simple Needs GA's My Birthday Matters program as well as programs of organizations such as MUST Ministries. SNGA founder Brenda Rhodes visited the school, located in Kennesaw, … Continue reading Discovering the joy of service
“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!
Our next donation drive and volunteer day is Sat., July 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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)
‘Thanks so much for the toiletries. We greatly appreciate and use them daily. It makes us feel special—like being at a hotel! God bless you all and keep you.’ – thank-you letter signed by nine guests at a local shelter who received Simple Needs GA Comfort Kits. ‘Thanks for all the help with my … Continue reading Next donation drive is Sat., May 21
"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!
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!