“Wawa wants to give $50,000 grant to ‘Hero’ nonprofit”. How to Apply – NBC10 Philadelphia

Wawa seeks to honor nonprofit organizations serving the Philadelphia community with its 2024 Wawa Foundation Hero Award.

“The Wawa Foundation Hero Award honors a nonprofit organization and its volunteers who serve Philadelphia by providing services that build stronger communities by preserving our independence, protecting our safety, and mentoring and inspiring our young people,” the Wawa Foundation said on its website.

Submissions to request consideration for the award, which comes with a $50,000 grant for the winning organization and $10,000 for each of the other three finalists, opened on Monday, May 6.

The submission period ends on May 31, 2024.

Click here to enter.

In addition to simply entering with the submission form, nonprofits can also share videos up to 4 minutes long to show what they’re all about.

Once the Wawa Foundation chooses its four finalists, they will open voting to the public from June 13 to 28, 2024. “The organization with the most votes will be presented to the Wawa Foundation Hero Award Panel for approval and final determination “. Wawa said.

The winner will be announced during the Wawa Welcome America Freedom Celebration Ceremony at Independence Hall in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood on July 4.

Previous winners include Students Run Philly Style (2023), Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School (2022), Veterans Group (2021), Broad Street Ministry (2020), Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports (2019), Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia ( 2018), South Jersey Operation Yellow Ribbon (2017), and SPIN (2016).