Southside Stories

Community is really defined by the people in it. For us, our greatest privilege is partnering with those people – the individuals, businesses and nonprofits working to build up our communities for good. We’re proud to share their stories.

More Than a Legacy

Finances have the potential to empower people and impact generations to come. That’s exactly what Joe Ceasar set out to do by building the Legacy Institute for Financial Education, a nonprofit working to create a secure financial future for our neighbors in Lufkin, Texas.

Porch Culture

Despite all of our technical advances, community is still built one relationship at a time. This coffee roaster still believes in hand delivery on his bike to stay connected.

Fortnite For All

Every human deserves representation in this world.” This 13-year-old calls on Epic Games to represent people with disabilities in popular Fortnite video game.

The Power of Caring

There is incredible power in showing others you care. When Tara’s family experienced hardship, her coworkers stepped up to support them and inspired her to give back to the community.

Greater Awareness in the Classroom

Creating change begins with creating awareness. Shari’s passion for educating others about epilepsy facilitated a new law and safer classrooms.

A Family Tradition

Greenberg Smoked Turkey is a family business that understands the value of tradition. Learn how they help thousands of families create meaningful traditions of their own.

100 Miles for Type 1

An estimated 1.6 million Americans currently live with type 1 diabetes. Learn how Angelica redefined going the extra mile to support her son and everyone affected.


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