The "Story of the One" comes from the starfish story where a young boy is walking along the beach front with his grandfather when he notices thousands of starfish that have washed up on the shore. His grandfather says,"there's no way we can help them all." To which the boy picks up a starfish, tosses it back in the ocean and replies, "we can help this one....and this one...and this one."
Each one matters. You can make a difference in a child's life.
After an experience at camp, mentor club or teen retreat, staff is encouraged to remember a SOTO of a moment that made a difference.
Read some of those stories below.