Philanthropy, in its many forms, is an act of giving that is straight from the heart.

With this in mind, we are pleased to welcome you to the Heart of Giving Charity Storybook website, a project of the Washington County Community Foundation that has been exclusively sponsored by Community Bank.

How much do you know about the diverse charities that are helping to make an impact in Washington County? You may be surprised by the stories that will touch your heart.


Recent Stories All Stories >



How do you say Thank You?

October 13, 2016 | By Marc Scott | Olivia Scott Foundation

How do you say Thank You to the anonymous donor, the donor you don't know, and for the donation when you can't find the correct words?

Read Full Story



She'll Carry On

August 26, 2016 | By GWCFB | Greater Washington County Food Bank

Janice and her husband never had to ask for help from anyone. Each month they would make soup and take it to their church to feed the hungry. Now, with Michael and his income gone, she herself was in need of some help.

Read Full Story