The Strangers Project is creating Space for Stories
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What is the Strangers Project?

Do you ever see a stranger and wonder — "What's it like being you?"

 I’ve been asking that question for more than eight years and have received more than 30,000 hand-written, true, and anonymous answers. Whether about love or loss, joy or fear, what they all have in common is an honest voice of the human experience.

We’re living in a time where the differences between us are magnified. I believe that what starts as a simple act of listening can be a profoundly transformative experience. Exploring the lives of the people we share space with every day shows us how wonderfully human we all are. These stories engage strangers of all ages and backgrounds to reflect, rejoice, heal and connect through words.











You can read new stories every day and learn more here:

Why do I need your support?

Running the Strangers Project is a full-time job. I’m working to create spaces that celebrate stories, and creating these spaces takes a lot of resources—both funding and time. When I started the project in 2009, I only had a small sign inviting people to stop and share along with a few sheets of paper and a handful of pens. Now, over eight years later, these stories fill up entire buildings, travel to new communities, and reach tens of thousands of people every month.

If you believe in this mission, your pledge of any amount will keep this project going. With your support, I'll be able to bring this project to new people across the globe, create ways for other story-collectors to collect stories from their own communities, and explore whatever else the future holds for the project. Let’s create spaces for stories together.




Tiers
Founding Supporters
$1 or more per month
Your support any any level means the world to me. Whether it's $1 or $100, you're helping this space for stories to exist. Thank you. The first 100 people to support the Strangers Project will get something special in the mail—only for you—once we reach the first goal!

All patrons will get access to the patron-only feed. This will be where I can share info with my most passionate followers about what I'm working on, what's coming up, and lots of behind-the-scenes look at the life of a story-collector. Add in your feedback, and help shape the project to its full potential. 
Goals
20 of 100 patrons
This will allow me to continue to focus full time on this project. This means I'll be able to guarantee new stories every day, as well as a constant stream of updates about the process.
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What is the Strangers Project?

Do you ever see a stranger and wonder — "What's it like being you?"

 I’ve been asking that question for more than eight years and have received more than 30,000 hand-written, true, and anonymous answers. Whether about love or loss, joy or fear, what they all have in common is an honest voice of the human experience.

We’re living in a time where the differences between us are magnified. I believe that what starts as a simple act of listening can be a profoundly transformative experience. Exploring the lives of the people we share space with every day shows us how wonderfully human we all are. These stories engage strangers of all ages and backgrounds to reflect, rejoice, heal and connect through words.











You can read new stories every day and learn more here:

Why do I need your support?

Running the Strangers Project is a full-time job. I’m working to create spaces that celebrate stories, and creating these spaces takes a lot of resources—both funding and time. When I started the project in 2009, I only had a small sign inviting people to stop and share along with a few sheets of paper and a handful of pens. Now, over eight years later, these stories fill up entire buildings, travel to new communities, and reach tens of thousands of people every month.

If you believe in this mission, your pledge of any amount will keep this project going. With your support, I'll be able to bring this project to new people across the globe, create ways for other story-collectors to collect stories from their own communities, and explore whatever else the future holds for the project. Let’s create spaces for stories together.




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Tiers
Founding Supporters
$1 or more per month
Your support any any level means the world to me. Whether it's $1 or $100, you're helping this space for stories to exist. Thank you. The first 100 people to support the Strangers Project will get something special in the mail—only for you—once we reach the first goal!

All patrons will get access to the patron-only feed. This will be where I can share info with my most passionate followers about what I'm working on, what's coming up, and lots of behind-the-scenes look at the life of a story-collector. Add in your feedback, and help shape the project to its full potential.