Posts by herbert-rocksolidref

10 years and counting

Ten years ago, Rock Solid Refuge opened its doors to six young teens who were struggling with substance abuse which had taken over their lives. The recovery was brought about as people invested in them through faith, discipleship, mentorship, education and life skills. In ten years, we have repeated that process in the lives of over 100…

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Ty’s Testimony

Ty attended Rock Solid Refuge in 2014. This is his story.  Prior to my becoming a Christian, I was in a really bad place mentally. From the age of 13-16, I got into a lot of trouble with the law. At the time, I was living with my best friend and his family because things at home were…

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Open House 2017

It was a perfect day for an Open House, and we were ready. Cleaning, painting, cooking, and everything else you do to get ready for company—we did it. And did they ever come! Over 100 people! They came from as far away as Alberta, Manitoba and all throughout Saskatchewan. What a tremendous show of support from our friends and donors!…

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Planned Giving

Dividing Your Estate…  Consider having another child. What if you had one more child in your family – would that child also be included in your estate? Why not consider a lasting legacy to both your heirs and charities dear to their hearts? Whether your estate is big or small, there are only three places you can…

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Support received from summer events…

Harvest for hope 2017 Harvest for Hope, our annual crop fundraiser brought together many friends of Rock Solid. This event is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year. Hunter brother`s born and raised benefit concert Rock Solid was chosen as one of the recipients of the funds raised at the Hunter Brother’s Born and…

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This has been an amazing summer…

With many events and opportunities to bring God’s life-changing goodness into the hearts and lives of our students and their families. Annual Canoe trip July 17th, we headed for Tobin Lake for our annual canoe trip. Four kilometers down the road, our van’s life came to an end. One hour later we were on the road again.…

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Annual Canoe Trip 2016

“Canoe trip was a blast. I spent so much time in the water, and we had amazing food there. I was able to do some things that I’ve never done before—like canoeing across a lake—and was able to have some good conversations with people. I hope…future students can have as much fun as I did.”…

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Family Camp at Lac Pelletier

Rock Solid Refuge Family Camp is extremely valuable to our recovery program, bringing our students and their families together to rebuild and strengthen relationships in a safe environment. It is a unique opportunity for Rock Solid staff and the families to get to know one another, participating together in meals, sessions, chapel, sports, games, and meaningful…

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Daniel’s Story

A wise person once said, “Trust is like paper, once it is crumpled it can’t be made perfect again.” That is how my life began. My birth parents gave me up for adoption when I was five years old. Those first five years have left an imprint on my life that I still struggle with…

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Paul’s story

I started struggling with depression around the age of seventeen, and that led to trouble with the law. My parents asked me if I would go to Rock Solid Refuge for help. I really wanted to turn my life around, so I knew this was the best thing for me. My year at Rock Solid left me with great memories, and…

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