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“That’s what we storytellers do. We restore order with imagination. We instill hope again and again and again.”

~ Walt Disney

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Opening Doors for Hopewell’s Children and Families

Founded in 2015, STORY (Southside Transformation Opportunities for Residents and Youth) illuminates a brighter future for low-income citizens of the Southside region. We operate free afterschool, summer, art and mentoring programs for youth who live in Hopewell’s public housing communities. We also provide workforce development and wellness initiatives for adults.

Help us enrich the lives of Hopewell’s children! Donate today, or find inspiration by signing up for our quarterly newsletter.

ML2 Youth Development Program

The ML2 Youth Development program provides afterschool, summer and mentoring services to low-income youth.

Partnership for Healthy Public Housing Communities

The Partnership for Healthy Public Housing Communities was formed in 2018 to improve social determinants of health for families residing in Hopewell’s public housiing communities. 

Creative Discoveries

Creative Discoveries is a partnership with local cultural and creative arts organizations that enables STORY to provide exploratory art programs.

Help us reach the people who need us.

STORY is committed to serving low-income citizens of Southside Virginia with programs and services that create opportunities to break cycles of poverty.

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ML2 Youth Development Program

The ML2 Youth Development program provides afterschool, summer and mentoring services to low-income children in the Thomas Rolfe Court community.  Our program focuses on math and literacy improvement by providing homework assistance, tutoring and group activities through community partnerships.  Participants also work on leadership skill building in biweekly mentoring sessions.

Partnership For Healthy Public Housing Communities

The Partnership for Healthy Public Housing Communities (PHPC) is comprised of nonprofits and government agencies working together to address systems change areas that impact the lives of public housing residents.  The work is currently centered around trauma informed communities and school and workforce development.

Creative Discoveries

Creative Discoveries is a partnership with local cultural and creative arts organizations that enables STORY to provide exploratory art programs.

Workforce Development

We partner with local governments, agencies and organizations to deliver workforce opportunities and services to low-income citizens.