creating a more understanding and empathetic world through stories that inspire action

Facing Project Books Distributed

20,000

Books Distributed

Facing Project Communities

75+

Communities

Facing Project Volunteers

7,500+

Volunteers

Facing Project Stories Shared

1,500+

Stories Shared

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Facing Food Allergies

Hi! My name is Serene Puri. I’m the editor of the Facing Food Allergies project. Whether you have allergies like mine, a relative or friend who does, or are a medical professional who helps those who do, I hope you’ll consider sharing your story. You can also support this project by donating toward the publication […]

Alone Together: Contribute to our new book

People connect through stories. Yet during this time of global pandemic and self-isolation, you may feel alone. We are all in this together and each of us has a story to share, and each of us can find hope and understanding through the stories of others. This is precisely why we are launching a new […]

2019 Storytellers Concert A recap of an amazing night of songs & stories

Our Storytellers Concert was a perfect reminder of the power of stories to connect and inspire. If you weren’t there, you missed out, and no post could make up for that. But you can watch a pretty special video from the concert and read the stories that were performed. Chandra Ford performed Beth Leavell-Davis’s story, […]

Improbably Vulnerable Andrea Mann’s story as told to Liz Bergren

What you can’t see in the photos of Jason and I walking through the woods just after our wedding ceremony, under a purple umbrella as it started to rain, is Jason’s injured finger. The injury from an accident the evening prior involved a staple gun, wedding decorations, and a trip to the emergency room. Jason […]

Living Truth Carol Boltz's story as told to her daughter, Liz Boltz Ranfeld

  This summer, I went on a dream trip to France: sleeping in an ancient house next to a 16th Century castle, hiking with a donkey in the hills of the Ardeche, canoeing down the Dordogne river with four of my ten grandkids, tasting wine throughout the Cotes du Rhone region, and watching the Tour […]