Apr 24, 2022
What are the elements of a quality education? Certainly, classes, coursework, field trips, labs, and dynamic educators are included in the formula. However, there is nothing quite like the experience of being able to put all of that valuable knowledge to work in the real world.
Mar 28, 2022
Abandoned. Cold. Scared. Two tiny orange tufts of fur were huddled together for warmth on the side of the road. Their odds for survival were grim. But then, a kind-hearted stranger stopped the car, scooped them up, and shared their story on social media.
Feb 27, 2022
Some companies pay lip service to helping the community, because it makes a good sound bite or photo op. CNX received WCCF’s Charles C. Keller Excellence Award for Corporate Philanthropy because they don’t just talk a good game, they live it.
Jan 30, 2022
It’s likely there are still many people who fondly remember the Isaly’s store on Main Street in Washington. David Wylie is one of them. Not just because of that nostalgia that comes with those sepia-toned memories of days gone by, but because of what the store meant to his family.
Dec 28, 2021
It is no surprise Jack Milhollan is a force for good in the community. It’s part of his family culture, where dedication to community service was handed down from father to son.
Dec 10, 2021
Laurie Maglietta believes a teacher has one overriding responsibility: to teach students to think. Not what to think. How to think. How to gather information, evaluate the reliability of the source, and decide for themselves what is right.
Oct 31, 2021
Art, in its many forms, can move and inspire us at all stages of life. It captures emotion, passion, and energy; its purpose can range from recreational to therapeutic; and it requires not only imagination and skill from the creator but also an appreciation of beauty from its enthusiasts.
Sep 26, 2021
“Dear Mrs. Nicholson. Thank you for being my teacher. Thank you for teaching me division and multiplication. You always included me when I was in cyber school. You picked me when I raised my hand so I could say the answer. You gave me the stuff I needed when I came back from cyber school. You taught me everything I needed to know for the PSSAs. Thank you so much, Mrs. Nicholson.”
Aug 29, 2021
Looking back on the events of 2020, it is understandable that many of us will first think of the challenges, setbacks, and hardships. But, in those difficult moments, also much good can be found.
At a time when so many were struggling financially, one might expect charitable giving to suffer. In fact, no one knew what to forecast for last year’s Day of Giving, WCCF Gives.
Jul 26, 2021
Throughout the Foundation’s 25-year history, there have been many donors and volunteers whose contributions have enabled this noble idea to evolve into what is now Washington County’s largest publicly-supported grant-making foundation. We are immensely grateful for each and every one of these “champions of charity.”