22 Days Can Make A Big Difference

22 Days Can Make A Big Difference

“I needed help with reading".”

If you watch Ryan interact with other kids at program, you'll see an energetic 1st grader eager to come meet you and show you the ropes. Ryan is inclusive and kind, and the second you meet him you can see there's something unique about him.

When Ryan first came to Solidarity, though, he was having trouble both at home and at school.

When Karen Found Her Voice

When Karen Found Her Voice

Karen has always been quiet. She is strong, intelligent, and has the aroma of Jesus about her, but since we've known her (about 7 years) she's also been terribly shy.
 
Karen started in Solidarity's Glimpse After School Program (GASP) when she was in 4th grade. Meg, our SOLFul Director, recalls, "Karen was always the kid in the corner, never drawing attention to herself. She was always a quiet observer." As she grew, she stepped into every program offered to her, not because she had the confidence to, she clarifies, but because Solidarity staff kept encouraging her to do so.

Karen's growth was slow and steady, but what really launched her most recent growth was when you sent her to camp the last two years…