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    Wawa Takes the Field With Philadelphia Eagles Pact

    Retailer becomes a proud partner of the football team.

    Former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, center, celebrates Wawa being named a partner of the football team.

    PHILADELPHIA — Wawa Inc. is teaming up with the Philadelphia Eagles as a "proud partner" and the "Official Hoagie of the Philadelphia Eagles."

    As part of the multi-year partnership, Wawa and the National Football League's Eagles will team up on a number of promotions throughout the year to bring unique experiences to fans. 

    "At Wawa, we feel a special connection with the Philadelphia Eagles as we not only share many of the same fans, but share similar cultures based on teamwork and delighting our customers," said Chris Gheysens, president and CEO of Wawa.

    "We are thrilled to be a 'proud partner' of the Philadelphia Eagles, and are excited to team up and fly higher together through the addition of new exciting offers to Eagles fans. We can't think of a better way to bring two similar hometown brands together, and look forward to providing world-class fan experiences," he added. 

    Throughout the season, the Eagles and Wawa will work together to add value to the fans through a variety promotions, including opportunities to win tickets to games, autographed merchandise and unique experiences. 

    "We all know what Wawa means to Philadelphia. Whether at the shore or in their home town, Eagles fans love Wawa, and we are so excited about our partnership," said Eagles President Don Smolenski. "For Eagles fans, walking into a Wawa is like walking into their seating section at Lincoln Financial Field — it feels like home. As Chris noted, we share similar cultures based on teamwork and delighting our fans and we are proud to team up with them." 

    Wawa will also have a presence at Lincoln Financial Field, the team's home stadium, through signage and other activations. 

    "Wawa is committed to supporting the events and institutions that play a leading role or have a significant impact in the region," Gheysens said. "With more than 450 stores in the Philadelphia market area served by more than 15,000 associates, Wawa is thrilled to partner with our home team and all of the fans who provide the support and spirit that make our hometown so special." 

    Pennsylvania-based Wawa is a privately held company with more than 695 convenience stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Florida. 

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