We believe that stories are what bind us together. 

For 18 years, 2nd Story has created spaces where people can share and deeply listen to each other’s stories. You make 2nd Story possible!


Make A Donation

Thank you for supporting 2nd Story and our mission to create a more empathetic world! Please follow the buttons below for a donation that is best suited for you.


Prefer to Donate by Check or Phone?

Please address your check to:
2nd Story
Attn: Lauren Sivak
3001 W. Lawrence Ave. 
Chicago, Illinois 60625

To reach us by phone:
Lauren Sivak, Managing Director
(773) 279-8580


Employer Match for Charitable Giving

Do you know if your place of employment has an employee matching program for charitable giving? Consider contacting your organization's Human Resources department to request a matching gift form, fill it out, and send it to Lauren at lauren@2ndstory.com. We will complete our portion and return it to your employer. The matching funds will be sent directly to us.