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Derek's Story: Hard Work Pays Off

December 06, 2019 | By Arc Human Services | Arc Human Services

Derek came to Arc Human Services in December 2017 when he moved into one of their Community Homes.

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New Life Options

October 29, 2019 | By Washington County Community Foundation | Options Resource Center for Pregnancy Education & Counseling "New Life Options"

Learn more about New Life Options' mission and services. 

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Scholarship Sisters

July 03, 2019 | By Washington County Community Foundation | Washington County Community Foundation

If you have a sibling, it’s likely something you have experienced yourself. Either you buy exactly the same birthday card, unknowingly choose the same moment to make a big announcement, or occasionally arrive at family gatherings wearing eerily similar outfits. Although some may call it a simple coincidence, instances like these make it difficult to deny that siblings have a connection.

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Hearts of Gold Winners

June 30, 2019 | By Washington County Community Foundation | Washington County Community Foundation

Congratulations to our "Hearts of Gold" philanthropists and the charities they chose to support!

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The Gift of Grace

June 10, 2019 | By Kelly Proudfit | Washington Area Humane Society

The crate was hot and cramped. Gracie, a tan dog with a white chest and white toes, huddled unhappily inside. Occasionally, the sound of footsteps outside made her head perk up with hope – maybe she would be let out of the crate, or at least fed and given some water. But Gracie was ignored, and she began to grow weak.

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She Got the Job!

June 10, 2019 | By Calynn Abdullah | Dress for Success Pittsburgh

Sometimes, it is taking the first step that is the most important.

Syna spent decades battling addiction, stays in drug rehabilitation centers, and even incarceration with felony charges. With no support system, Syna felt defeated and unable to overcome these significant challenges. 

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