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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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.

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Jaden's Story

August 26, 2016 | By WCGSA | Washington County Gay Straight Alliance

Public speaking is a common cause of fear and anxiety for a lot of people, including Jaden Rearhys, a member of the board of directors of Washington County Gay Straight Alliance Inc. But when asked to tell his story at a community event, he decided he needed to put his anxiety aside.

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