Wawa Coin & Scan Campaign 2016Special Olympics is a 2016 National Partner of Wawa and The Wawa Foundation! To celebrate this partnership, Wawa is holding a fundraiser for Special Olympics Pennsylvania. Between Monday, January 4th and Sunday, February 28th, Wawa will be running their Wawa Coin & Scan Campaign across Pennsylvania.

Special Olympics Pennsylvania will be one of the beneficiaries of a Wawa Coin Canister Campaign – the first one of 2016 to be exact! In addition to the Wawa Coin and Scan Campaign, Wawa will doing an in-store promotion from Monday, January 25th to Sunday, February 21st. Support Special Olympics Pennsylvania at your next visit to Wawa by dropping your spare change in the collection jars or donating $1, $3 or $5 through the scan campaign upon checkout.  

Not only can you grab a delicious Sizzlie and a made-to-order beverage in the morning, or a hoagie or something from their deli for lunch, and a snack for that afternoon pick me up AND support a great cause. It doesn’t get any better than delicious food and a chance to help thousands of athletes across Pennsylvania.

So please visit a Wawa frequently this winter and thank them for being a partner. Make sure you bring your change with you! support nearly 20,000 Special Olympics athletes across the state of Pennsylvania!


Find the Wawa Coin & Scan Campaign closest to you!

SOGames_Wawa_CounterCard_Pennsylvania1 copyGold medals that is! As part of their “Support the Home Team” campaign, Wawa stores across the east coast are collecting your spare change to help send Special Olympics athletes to the 2014 USA National Games in New Jersey.  Special Olympics Pennsylvania is scheduled to send more than 230 athletes to the games, 24 of whom represent the Philadelphia program. Through August 11th you can help Wawa turn your change to gold by asking an associate to scan a $1, $3, or $5 donation to Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s USA National Games team.

On June 14, 2013 at the Penn State Conference Center Hotel in State College, the first round of athletes were selected to represent Team Pennsylvania in the 2014 Special Olympics USA National Games. Special Olympics Philadelphia is proud to report that four individual athletes and two basketball teams will be representing Team Pennsylvania at the National Games with another two individual athletes being selected as alternates.

  •  James Barbour- Aquatics2014 National Games logo
  • Jackie Lutts- Athletics
  • Tamika Newkirk- Athletics
  • Michael Walker- Athletics
  • Philadelphia Panthers- Basketball
  • Philadelphia Phlams- Basketball
  • Sharon Quarles- Aquatics Alternate
  • Wesley Hicks- Athletics Alternate

Visit your local Wawa store to spare your change and help Team Pennsylvania go for the gold in 2014!