Recent Blog Posts

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 […]

Year in Review

2013 was such an exciting year for us!  In March, we changed our name to Solid Ground from East Metro Women’s Council.  It’s been fun getting out into the community and sharing our new name with everyone.  We have a new, more interactive website.  Feedback on the new name and website has been overwhelmingly positive […]

One year ago today…

One year ago today, we officially changed our name from East Metro Women’s Council to Solid Ground!  We celebrated with a name change ceremony.  At the event which was attended by residents, donors, volunteers and community leaders, Mary Hauser, one of our “founding mothers”, gave this wonderful speech connecting our past, present and future. Over […]

Breaking Ground

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 25+ years since our founding mothers first envisioned a place where families could find safety and stability and work towards their education and employment goals. Solid Ground was founded as East Metro Women’s Council in the late 1980’s by a group of dedicated women in suburban Ramsey and […]

Celebrating 25 Years

Happy New Year from Solid Ground! 2014 will be a very special year for us, as we celebrate 25 years of service to the community. In the coming months, our blog will feature stories about our history and accomplishments over the past 25 years. We have two special celebrations planned for our silver anniversary. The […]