Nov 27, 2023
“A penny saved is a penny earned.”
Oct 30, 2023
Jim Simpson was just 9 years old in 1936 when his parents told him the news. He would spend his summer vacation with his great-grandparents, Samuel and Samantha Rush, at their home in Eighty Four.
Sep 24, 2023
This past June, the WCCF launched the Community Snapshot website, as our community needs assessment. It is a centralized location to learn about broad community needs and the specific needs of individual nonprofits.
Aug 28, 2023
A hopeful third grader asked Charleroi Reading Specialist Kathy Franks a question that would determine the kind of weekend he would have. It could give him energy, help him focus, help with sports and schoolwork, and maybe more importantly, assure him that someone cares about him. His question was, “Is the Harvest’s Bounty box coming today?” “Yes,” she assured him. He ran off, happily anticipating a fruit cup, breakfast bar, mac and cheese, Ramen noodles, and maybe a little more.
Jul 30, 2023
"In my more than two decades at the Community Foundation, I have had the wonderful privilege of working with many very dedicated and talented community leaders."
Jun 26, 2023
Serving as Chairman of the Board of the Washington County Community Foundation has enabled me to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Foundation’s charitable work as a grantmaker, fundraiser, donor service organization, and a community leader.
May 28, 2023
The Washington County Community Foundation is pleased to present the Charles C. Keller Award for Corporate Philanthropy to the Falconi Family of Businesses. It's given to a business that supports the community, not only financially, but with staff time and local leadership, and works to address community needs.
Apr 30, 2023
Her husband was back. It was the middle of the night, and Sara* felt her heart begin pounding with anxiety. As he tore her out of bed, she thought about the blanket she hid outside. No phone, no one else awake, just darkness. Once he locked that door, there was nothing she could do.
Mar 26, 2023
If you were charged with distributing $1 million to nonprofits in the community, how would you decide how that money should be spent?
Feb 26, 2023
Doug Bush sat in the Washington County jail.
He looked out at City Mission and its sign: “Jesus Saves”. It was a sign in the literal sense and the figurative sense. “Jesus Saves” was Doug Bush’s future.