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.


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Winning the Fight

March 21, 2017 | By Steven Shrenkel | American Cancer Society

Betty Papp lived a very healthy lifestyle. She didn't smoke or drink. She always took care of her body by exercising and eating right. Cancer never ran in her family so she never considered the possibility that she would ever develop it.

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A Home for Mack

March 03, 2017 | By Susan Gartland | Washington City Mission

Eighty nine year old Mack is a typical example of his generation. He's responsible, humble yet proud with a strong work ethic; committed to family, community and country. And like so many of his peers, fiercely independent.

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