Recent Blog Posts

The Rewards of Tutoring

Post Submitted by Cathy Berwald, Volunteer Tutor Years ago I felt a desire to seek out volunteer opportunities in my neighborhood and after searching the web, I discovered Solid Ground. Such a wonderful organization that aids in preventing homelessness. They offer a caring transitional living environment that encourages families to recognize and reach life’s goals. […]

Housing as a basic human right?

“As I read ‘Evicted,’ so many faces of families who’ve sought help at Solid Ground flashed through my mind: parents stuck in minimum wage jobs; families who can’t find housing because of minor criminal histories; parents who struggle with mental and chemical health issues; people who lose their housing because of their own poor decisions […]

Learning Curve

“Poverty forces you to think only about how to meet your most basic needs; it’s hard to plan for tomorrow when you’re focused on just surviving today. And when you can’t plan for the future, you just get more of the same, or worse. The cycle continues.” Read more from Executive Director, Trisha Cummins Kauffman, […]

Solid Ground Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

  Solid Ground’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the first time that Solid Ground has been evaluated and earned this top distinction. “Solid Ground’s exceptional 4-star rating sets it apart from its peers and demonstrates […]

Summer Internship at Solid Ground

I am a student finishing a degree in human services. I had the task to get an internship in some sort of work related to my degree. My first pick was Solid Ground. I decided on Solid Ground because I was unfamiliar with the population that the organization serves. Living in the area for many […]