Our Mission

Our mission is to provide access and exposure to programs and services that will renew minds and restore hope for low-income individuals and families in the Southside region.



STORY is a regionally-focused organization that uses existing data to drive decision-making for the Southside region.

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STORY is firmly committed to transparency and will build and maintain the trust of its customers, funders, volunteers and other stakeholders.

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STORY is dedicated to sustaining and enhancing services to the community by utilizing and managing partnerships effectively.

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STORY is a community organization whose first responsibility is to serve low-income individuals and families, helping them develop a new mindset and new way of life.

Get to know our storytellers

STORY is comprised of a small staff and volunteer board of directors.  We have ongoing volunteer and internship opportunities.  

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