The Wawa Foundation Hero Award
Meet the 2020 Award Winner & Finalists
Learn more about how the 2020 winner, the the Broad Street Ministry, and the 3 finalists are working to improve our communities and empower the citizens who live in them.
2020 Award Winner
Broad Street Ministry
Broad Street Ministry (BSM) believes we can transform our city, our neighborhoods and ourselves when we attend to the needs of our neighbors living in the most vulnerable of conditions.
People’s Emergency Center
People’s Emergency Center’s (PEC) mission is to nurture families, strengthen neighborhoods and drive change. PEC offers multi-dimensional solutions for addressing the social, economic, health, and quality of life challenges that impact Philadelphia.
The Salvation Army
Since its founding in Philadelphia 141 years ago, The Salvation Army is on the front line feeding the hungry, providing shelter for the homeless, leading emergency disaster relief, addressing poverty with social services, and offering congregational life, educational and wellness programs for youth and seniors.
Visiting Nurses Associates (VNA) Philadelphia
As the oldest health care agency in the region, VNA’s mission is to provide comprehensive home health, palliative and end of life care of the highest quality to all people, regardless of their ability to pay. VNA Philadelphia provides care to approximately 1,200 patients each day through our home health, palliative and hospice programs.