At PRWT, we believe that being a good corporate citizen is imperative.
In fact, it’s one of our core values. Our long and noteworthy history of community involvement is deeply rooted in the lifelong philosophy of our founder and chairman, Willie Johnson, who devoted nearly 20 years of his life to workforce development issues, diversity, and job training expansion opportunities for all communities.
Throughout our history, our leaders have always insisted on hiring individuals who believe that active corporate citizenship begins in our home communities. As such, our charitable contributions and investments are focused in Arts, culture, and education.
However, perhaps the most important resource we have to offer our communities is the commitment of our talented and experienced staff. We encourage and allow time for all of our employees to volunteer directly in their communities and support their charitable causes.
PRWT Community Involvements
Adopt A School Kick Off event
PRWT Services, Inc. – Philly Operations has joined a partnership with the Urban League of Philadelphia, its consultant, TriZen LLC and the School District of Philadelphia for the Adopt-A-School Program. This program, funded by the GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program) grant, provides mentorship and other services designed to motivate students to graduate from high school and enroll in college or another form of post-secondary education. Philly Operations has adopted Martin Luther King High School and is seen here at the November 2016 Kick Off Event. Throughout the school year, Philly Operations will participate in the Leadership and Career Exploration Program, the 9th grade Career Fair and the Year End Closing Event.
22nd Annual MLK Day of Service at Girard CollegeOn January 16th, 2017, PRWT Services, Inc. – Philly Operations took part in the Jobs and Opportunity Fair at the 22nd Annual MLK Day of Service at Girard College. This event brought in over 5,000 volunteers to participate in service projects, health and wellness fair, workshops, and other events. This is the 2nd year that PRWT has participated in the MLK Day of Service at Girard College which serves as the largest Martin Luther King service gathering in the country.