Hi, Brenda, someone suggested you may be able to help with heating supplies tonight. Back in January when wind chills were more like something from Montreal than Marietta, SNGA Founder Brenda Rhodes received the message above from a woman who was sleeping in her van. She had just found a new job, but hadn't been … Continue reading SNGA: Awesome sauce!
When ‘Sharon’ came to Georgia to escape domestic violence, she and her 7-year-old daughter, who has autism, had only clothing to call their own; they had to leave everything else behind. Sharon called us on a Thursday—the day she moved into her apartment—to request beds, furniture and household items. Brenda asked our very dedicated volunteer … Continue reading Give the Gift of Warmth: Donation Drive this weekend!
“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
“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!
"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!
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!