Loans By Kathy: Simple Needs GA

Simple Needs GA


Simple Needs GA is a non-profit founded by my friend Brenda Rhodes.  I first met Brenda while we were volunteering for a Share Our Strength event several years ago.  It is easy to get caught up in her passion for this mission.  There is a huge need to help those in difficult situations.  

Here is a list of the programs currently offered by Simple Needs GA:

  • Providing brand new shoes for children
  • Providing household necessities such as laundry detergent and cleaning supplies
  • Providing a duffle bag with full size toiletries to those living in homeless shelters
  • Supplying tents and sleeping bags, along with other essentials for those living in the woods.
  • Providing birthday presents and celebrations for disadvantaged kids on their birthday.

Personally, I was cleaning out a closet when I realized how many items I hadn't used in years.  I started a pile for donation and before I knew it, I found comforters, sheets, blankets, afghans, candles etc enough to fill the trunk of my car.  I know that they will be appreciated by someone that needs these items.


For more information about the organization and to find ways you can donate or make a donation, please check out the website,


The photos used seen here are with the permission of Simple Needs GA.


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Kathy Sheehan Senior Loan Officer






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Comment balloon 4 commentsKathy Sheehan • November 07 2013 06:18PM


What a great man and great cause. It is nice of you to support and promote it. have a good Friday

Posted by Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents (Godzyk Real Estate Services) over 5 years ago

Kathy, I was putting together my "to do" list for this weekend and one of the items was to make a goodwill run and a stop at the food pantry to drop off donations to both!

Posted by Connie Harvey, Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate (Pilkerton Realtors) over 5 years ago

Scott, there is such a need for so many.

Connie, it was amazing how fast I filled up those bags!!

Posted by Kathy Sheehan, Senior Loan Officer (Bay Equity, LLC 770-634-4021) over 5 years ago

Kathy, That is a wonderful cause and you are digging in and givng and I commend you.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) over 5 years ago