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Mission Statement

Reel Stories. Real People., Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) organization located in Jacksonville, Florida. Our mission is to use video-based digital media that advocates for an open dialogue through stories that inspire and educate the public on topics that are not typically showcased in traditional news media. This platform of storytelling allows our organization to give nonprofits, educational institutes, and people associated with a positive cause a voice to explain the purpose of what they’re doing for the betterment of society.

KAITLYN CHANA

FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

Since Kaitlyn Chana was knee high she wanted to be a storyteller; she is a journalist that strives for purpose, brings truth, and helps others. Her passion for storytelling was cultivated after spending time with children with life-threatening illnesses in hospitals through her previous nonprofit…

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KRISTOPHER CHANA

VICE PRESIDENT

Kristopher Chana found his entrepreneurial spirit when he created his first company as a middle schooler mowing lawns. He built his lawn care service into a thriving business that he had until high school. Kristopher graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance…

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SCOTT ARRITT

SECRETARY

Scott Arritt knew from a young age that he wanted to devote himself to the service of others. Upon graduating high school, Scott joined the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 2006. After completing his service, Scott enrolled at the University of Maine to focus on his lifelong…

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The donations raised will go back into helping us further our mission in our community.

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Take a Pledge

Learn how you can make a difference by pledging to spread awareness in our educational film on eating disorders.

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EDUCATIONAL FILM

Educating People on Eating Disorders

Changing the statistics around those affected by eating disorders one conversation at…

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Correction of Perfection

Kaitlyn Chana was a perfectionist. The drive to be perfect led her down a path of exploiting…

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

A team of four has spearheaded the innovative idea behind this educational film on eating disorders. Everyone on this team brings a unique skill set to the table as they use their abilities to do positive work in our communities.
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 Why a Film Starts the Conversation

Learning never ends – a film about eating disorders will expose people to a topic that’s typically taboo…

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

A team of four has spearheaded the innovative idea behind this educational film on eating disorders. Everyone on this team brings a unique skill set to the table as they use their abilities to do positive work in our communities.
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GET INSPIRED TO TAKE ACTION

“We want to capture the raw emotions of real people who are telling their real stories within their community.”

“Everybody in life has a personal story and whether it is one of excitement, desperation, hurt, or a driven message our team has a desire to tell it.”

“As storytellers, we strive for purpose, care, and truth.”

“We help clients tell their story, craft their brand, and build their platform.”

“We tell our most genuine stories when people are willing to open their hearts and share their perspectives.”

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