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  • Employment and stability

    The foundation of Solid Ground’s programs are housing, but the work that we do goes so far beyond that.  In all of our programs, assisting families in gaining and maintaining employment is critical to their long-term stability.  This is especially critical in our HomeSafe and Home Again programs, where participants work on a shorter time 

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  • Thanks Forever

    Earlier this year, Solid Ground received this letter from a mom/grandma of one of our families.  She offered for us to share it so that Solid Ground’s supporters could understand the difference they make by “taking part in this”: I can’t begin to thank Solid Ground enough, no words can express the gratitude we all 

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  • Homes for All

    March 12th was Homeless Day on the Hill in Minnesota, a day in which 650 community members came together to support the Homes for All and the Prosperity for All campaigns, which propose increased housing and other resources for low-income residents of our state.  Mary Chung, Solid Ground’s Director of Development & Communications, testified to 

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  • Need a resolution?

    It is not too late! We are just a week into 2015, so there is still plenty of time to make the perfect New Year’s resolution. Considering the numerous studies that show a link between volunteering and benefits to physical and mental health, resolving to become a volunteer at Solid Ground may make for a 

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  • A Home for the Holidays

    During the holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in all the frenzy – shopping for the perfect gift or rushing from one party to the next, making merry. It can be a joyous time, but the frenzy can also distract us from taking the time to remember what the holidays truly mean for 

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  • Thankful

    Like many in many homes across the community, the families served by Solid Ground are busily preparing their homes for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Between trips to the grocery store and cleaning, one of our moms, Lakita, took the time to share little bit about her Thanksgiving with us: “This year will be the first time 

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  • An Unforgettable Evening

    Solid Ground celebrated its 25th Anniversary last Friday, October 10th, at the Dellwood Country Club. Nearly 250 guests came to show their support for our work and to enjoy a lovely evening of good music, food and friendship. And let’s not forget an amazing silent auction, filled with unique gift items and fabulous deals! The 

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  • School Success

    Today is a special day – the first day of a new school year! Solid Ground staff and volunteers have spent the past few weeks assembling and stuffing backpacks so that our 100+ school-age children are prepared to start the new year off on the right foot. School success is about a lot more than 

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  • Familiar Faces

    What an amazing night we had on August 5, celebrating our 25th Anniversary with a “Family” Reunion. Program graduates from the past 25 years were invited to join current residents for our big annual Night to Unite party at East Metro Place. How fun it was to see so many graduates and hear about their 

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  • Impacting Generations

    Earlier this month, Solid Ground held our Every Family Needs a Home breakfast, which raised $115,000 in support of our program.  One of our speakers, who lived here as a child, returned to share with the crowd the impact that Solid Ground had on her family’s life:   I was just a toddler when we 

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