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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Hearts of Gold Contest

February 12, 2019 | By Washington County Community Foundation | Washington County Community Foundation

New for 2019!

Hearts of Gold Website Contest:

June 10 to June 16

You don't need to be wealthy to be a philanthropist, but you do need a heart of gold.

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Banking on a Little Kindness

January 31, 2019 | By Washington County Community Foundation; Inspired by a Story from Lori Roberts | Bentleyville Public Library

My girlfriend Karen and I were used to being ignored . . . or judged. As we slowly walked through the door of the Bentleyville Public Library, we weren’t sure that this time would be any different. However, we were willing to take a chance. We needed help.

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