Through our supportive housing programs, Solid Ground helps families break the cycle of homelessness and poverty for the next generation.  There are many ways you can support the families at Solid Ground!

Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

  • $25 provides school supplies to support a child in their education
  • $100 provides budgeting classes for a parent
  • $500 pays rental assistance for a family for one month
  • $1,000 provides tutoring to a child for an entire year

Donor-Advised Fund

Consider donating through your donor-advised fund with DAFDirect or directly through your donor-advised fund holder (Greater White Bear Lake Community Foundation, St. Paul Foundation Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, etc.) to support Solid Ground.

Solid Ground’s EIN is 36-3578158.

Click here for Solid Ground’s bank information.

Planned Giving

Leave a legacy by including Solid Ground in your will or, save taxes through gifts of appreciated stock or proceeds from your IRA.  Contact Andrée Aronson, CFRE, Director of Advancement at [email protected] or 651-846-9027 for more information.

In-Kind Donations

When a family joins Solid Ground, they are often coming from difficult situations that force them to leave their personal belongings behind.  We rely on the community to provide the items are needed to help families settle into their new homes.

Corporate Sponsorships & Giving

There are a variety of ways that we work with corporations and we would be happy to talk to you about ways for your company to get involved. Contact Andrée Aronson, CFRE, Director of Advancement at [email protected] or 651-846-9027 for more information.

Other Ways to Give

Want to host a Donation Drive? Check out our guide to donation drives. For a list of the items we need, check out our basic needs wish list.  Our offices have limited storage space, so please contact our Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager, at [email protected] or 651-846-9024 before bringing in any donations.

If you are able, please consider making a donation or purchasing an item directly from our Amazon Wish List. Items can be shipped directly to East Metro Place, 3521 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-5689 or dropped off at the same location on MWF mornings or TTh afternoons.

We accept vehicle donations through  Cars With Heart.

We no longer accept furniture donations.  Instead, we partner with Bridging, a local nonprofit that specializes in furniture donations, for families needing furniture when they move in.  If you have furniture to donate, please consider supporting Bridging.

Join our Giving Circle

Help Solid Ground build a stronger foundation, allowing us to expand our programs and provide a stable future for our organization.

A Giving Circle pledge is an investment in our future, and the future of the families we house.

Together we can help every family that needs a place to call home.

Ways to Help

You can make a donation now by credit card, or by using our Mail-in Donation Form (PDF) to print and send with your contribution.

Please mail your donation to:
Solid Ground
East Metro Place
3521 Century Avenue North
White Bear Lake, MN 55110-5689

Click here to see our Donor Privacy Policy.

Annual Report & Financials

* The annual report and financials are updated annually.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].