Wawa celebrates 57th anniversary with ‘The Goldbergs’

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) —  Wawa, the American chain of convenience stores and gas stations announced their plans for a week of festivities to celebrate their 57th anniversary.

To honor the occasion, Wawa is stepping back into the 1980s, presenting a special celebration of “The Goldbergs” on ABC.

Wawa said this year for them is to “Look Back, Give Back and Throwback.” The gas station chain is also celebrating the seventh anniversary of the Wawa Foundation, which is committed to supporting non-profits focused on health, hunger and everyday heroes, according to a release.

Customers are invited to join Wawa and the Wawa Foundation throughout Wawa Week in giving back to local children’s hospitals.

“Wawa Week provides us with the perfect opportunity to look back upon and thank the millions of customers we’ve had the pleasure of serving over the past 57 years,” said Chris Gheysens, Wawa’s President and CEO. “This past year has no doubt been a difficult one for us all, so, as we remember the 1980s with fun look backs and throwbacks, we are thrilled to give back to the community we serve in more ways than ever and to celebrate this milestone of Wawa and The Wawa Foundation.”

Also, the Wawa Foundation donated a check to the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, as the Foundation celebrates $100 million in contributions.

For more information on Wawa week visit there website.

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