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Junior Grace Edwards took a trip to South Africa over the summer and described how it “really took a toll on [her] heart to see the harsh conditions that they had to live through, and yet they were still so joyful and grateful for life.” Her group brought the townships meal kits and got to interact with them face-to-face, fostering meaningful connections and completing important service projects. Moments like these are life-changing, exciting and important; however, it’s important for those going on mission trips to assess their own intentions and impact meticulously.

Mission Trips Matter (But Leave the Heroism at Home)

Holley Murray, Literature Editor March 29, 2019

A simple refresh of an Instagram feed around June or July each year reveals the false glamour of everyone’s lives: one friend spent two weeks in the Bahamas, another went backpacking in Europe, and yet...

My world is so blue, full of bright skies.

Across the Ocean

Abby Marks, Staff Writer March 21, 2018

My world is so blue, Full of bright skies. My water always Running, hot when I tell it to be   The sheets that hug My plush mattress Smell like a fresh breeze, Soft and...

Simple Charity’s members helped wash cars while fighting global poverty with bright smiles. In hopes to reach their goal, they raised over $1200.

Simple Charity Hosts Car Wash to Support Kenyans

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer September 17, 2015

On Saturday, August 22nd, Simple Charity hosted a car wash at Coal Mountain Elementary School as their first event of the school year.   Simple Charity is a Christian, student-led organization...

Simple Charity is hosting a H2O 5k on Saturday, March 28 starting at 7:15 am at North Forsyth Middle School. Register and make a difference for global poverty.

Simple Charity Hosts H2O 5k for Kenya

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer March 23, 2015

Calling all runners! Simple Charity and Just One: Africa, non-profit organizations for global poverty, are partnering up and hosting a 5k and Fun Run on the morning of Saturday, March 28 at North Forsyth...

Simple Charity is a student-led club with the goal of raising $100,000 to fight global poverty. They are currently in the Health theme of their program, and are working hard to raise money for the spiritual, physical, and emotional health of those around the world. They strive to reach their goal of $100,000 before the deadline of May 31st.

Simple Charity Gives Fives

Maddy James, Staff Writer March 19, 2015

Simple Charity is offering tutoring sessions for the upcoming AP Exams in May. The club will hold two sessions for each AP Exam (with the exception of AP Calculus BC), and each session will last for one...

The Simple Charity leadership team consists of 14 members all in pursuit to be an aid and advocate for the global poor. Simple Charity is putting on a relaxed poetry reading Thursday, January 29 at 7:00 P.M. in the PAC. Get your ticket at the door, make a donation, and be ready to listen, share, and smile. Photo taken by Joshua Martin.

Poems for Charity

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer January 28, 2015

Attention poetry fans! Simple Charity is holding an open mic poetry reading event Thursday, February 5 at 7:00 P.M. Simple Charity is a Christian organization with a goal of raising $100,000 to fight global...

Senior Tessa Carley and University of North Georgia student Katie Pruitt shined the light on global poverty as they enjoyed a brisk October night at the annual Cumming Fair. At the fair, the members sell home-made t-shirts for $15 and provide different incentives for each dollar donated. They also strum melodies on a guitar to draw attention to the booth and give those walking by enjoyable music to listen, providing a pleasant contrast to the loud screams echoing from the rides in the distance.

Faith in Simple Charity

Erin Dickman October 10, 2014

Simple Charity began with a dream for a solution. Senior Brian Grasso, the founder of Simple Charity, saw the potential in North Forsyth to raise $100,000 before the end of the school year for the poverty-stricken...

Congressman Paul Ryan, vice-presidential running mate to Mitt Romney in 2012’s presidential election, offers his opinion on the effectiveness of government organizations with the intent to assist those in economic crisis while Bread from the City, a Washington relief organization, discusses his speech.

Poverty Prevention: Has the United States Made Progress?

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor May 13, 2014

Over the past decade, modern developed countries have taken great leaps in order to lessen the percentage of their population under the poverty line. Significantly, Latin America has made tremendous progress...

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