Our Stories

From participant spotlights and news to special announcements and events, here’s where you can find out about what’s happening within the many aspects of our organization.

Participant Spotlight

Our participants are at the heart of everything we do here at Concordance. Hear some of their stories.

Meet Derrick

Participant Story

When Derrick went to prison, he felt like his life was over — until he was introduced to Concordance.

Meet Yvonne

Participant Story

Yvonne’s story serves as a reminder that it’s never too late to start a new way of life you’re excited about.

News and Announcements

Learn more about the exciting things our team and participants have been up to by reading up on our latest press releases.

Emerson Donates Former Conference Center to Concordance for Residential Treatment Facility 

News Press Releases

Emerson today announced the donation of 250 acres of property it owns near Winfield, Missouri, including its former corporate conference center facility, to Concordance, a St. Louis-based re-entry nonprofit that […]

Looking to the Future: Concordance Participant Graduation

Blog Participant Stories

Each year Concordance hosts our Participant Graduation Ceremony where we honor graduating participants for their completion of the Concordance Re-Entry Program. It is a pinnacle moment in our participant’s re-entry […]

A Season of Gratitude

Blog

The end of the year always conjures up moments of reflection and feelings of gratitude.  We think back over the year and reflect on the people who came into our […]

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Affordable Holiday Shopping Event

DECEMBER 2021

We know that the holidays can be an expensive time of year. To help offset some of the costs for our participants, Concordance hosted our annual Affordable Holiday Shopping Event in December Click below to read a recap of the event.

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Help us meet our $100 million fundraising effort to expand our re-entry model to 11 additional U.S. cities over the next five years.

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