Read the latest media coverage of the Orton Family Foundation, our Heart & Soul® towns and partner organizations.
Galesburg community leaders weigh in on a bright light in the community. Galesburg's Community Heart & Soul® project is mentioned as one of the many bright lights in the Illinois town.
Bangor Daily News story highlights the optimism of business owners Colleen and Mike Gross who, inspired by Bucksport Heart & Soul, recently opened a tapas bar and retail store in downtown Bucksport, Maine.
Cortez City Manager Shane Hale on how Community Heart & Soul got the city thinking out of the box and engaging all residents.
As Monkitree owner Clare Marron continued to gather silent auction items to benefit a fellow downtown business owner, she reflected on the sense of community in the city.
“We’re a family, not just a business community,” she said. “When you see someone who’s struggling or in need, you try to figure out what you can do for them.”
Deborah Moreno, project coordinator, of Galesburg on Track, Galesburg's Community Heart & Soul™ project, on the start of story gathering in the Illinois town.
Galesburg Heart & Soul logo highlights a key asset of the town—rail lines.
The McComb Economic Development Organization is partnering with the McComb Region Heart and Soul to celebrate eight business grand openings in June and July.
When the Verso Paper mill closed in late 2014, the town of Bucksport took a hit, both financially and in terms of its identity.
Bucksport was a mill town and had been so for 85 years.
Then, suddenly, it wasn’t.
In McComb, Ohio, residents gathered to start to sift through thousands of stories gathered as part of the Community Heart & Soul project there. The aim is to develop Heart & Soul Statements that reflect what matters most to everyone in the community.