COVID-19 Emergency Food Fund

The Wawa Foundation is committed to building stronger communities and we’re here to help with the COVID-19 Emergency Food Distribution Fund to provide local food banks or qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations funds to distribute in communities to relieve hunger.

CLICK HERE for the latest announcement about The Wawa Foundation’s Designation of $150,000 to Feeding America Food Banks from an earmarked $250,000 contribution to the COVID-19 Emergency Food Distribution Fund.



How to Apply:
Click direct link above or click “Apply for Support” on the homepage. Then, click “Begin the Submission Process” and select “Financial Support.” Finally, non-profits should include in their program ask that it is to support COVID-19 Emergency Food Distribution Fund. The Wawa Foundation is currently accepting applications until funds are completely distributed.

When will grants be issued?
The Wawa Foundation team will be reviewing requests quickly with approvals being communicated either through a call or via email. Submitting an application does not guarantee funding.

How much should I apply for?
With a goal of helping as many organizations as we can, we ask that you keep this in mind when submitting a request. Most grants range honored from $500 – $15,000.

What happens if our grant request gets approved?
You will be notified by email by a member of The Wawa Foundation with details about the donation, allocation and next steps.

Who has received grants to date?
CLICK HERE for grant recipients.

About The Wawa Foundation

The Wawa Foundation is an extension of Wawa’s commitment to making the world a better place by fulfilling customers’ lives every day. The Wawa Foundation is a registered 501©(3) non-profit corporation founded by Wawa, Inc. to support the company’s charitable giving and philanthropic activities – and ultimately to help build happier, stronger communities. The Wawa Foundation focuses its support on organizations committed to health, hunger and everyday heroes through local, state and national grants and in-kind donations. Since 2014, Wawa and The Wawa Foundation have donated more than $81 million to causes supporting health, hunger and the heroes who serve our communities every day.


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