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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When There's a Will, There's a Way

July 12, 2018 | By Blueprints | Blueprints

Some say that “the best parents get promoted to grandparents.”  However, when families are struggling with substance abuse problems, sometimes Grandma and Grandpa must take on the many responsibilities of Mom and Dad.  Emotionally, physically, and mentally, it can be a lot to handle.  Especially for little guys like William.

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Santana's Rescue

July 12, 2018 | By South Hills Pet Rescue and Rehabilitation Resort | South Hills Pet Rescue and Rehabilitation Resort

When we found him, you could count his ribs and see the pain in his eyes.  It was no way for an animal to live.

After five years of abuse, all Santana knew was a life of deprivation.  Even his most basic needs were not being met.  His water bowl was filled with an unidentifiable liquid.  His food bowl was empty.

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