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About Us

Southside Transformation Opportunities for Residents and Youth (STORY) is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization located in the City of Hopewell, Virginia.

Our organization is committed to transforming the lives of low-income citizens and families in Southside Virginia. We believe in the power of educational equity to alleviate barriers to self-sufficiency. We are dedicated to working with local organizations and agencies to improve health outcomes for public housing residents and low-income citizens throughout the Crater region. Our youth development and systems change work continues within the city of Hopewell and we are very excited to expand programs and services throughout the region as our capacity increases.


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Lakeshia Allen
Executive Director