The Anapol Weiss Foundation
The Anapol Weiss Foundation supports people and organizations that promote community health and safety. Funded by a portion of fees from successful cases, the Foundation has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to non-profits that serve people with injuries similar to those of the firm’s clients.

The Anapol Advocate Award
The Anapol Advocate Award honors an inspiring individual who works to enhance the lives of a group of people in need. The Foundation awards a $5,000 grant to the winner’s choice of a qualified 501(c)(3) public charity that serves the community.

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  • 2012 Advocate Award Drew Curry and Joel

    2012: Physical therapist Curry Durborow received the 2012 Anapol Advocate Award for her role in traumatic brain injury research and education projects. The Foundation presented a grant to the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania on her behalf.

  • 2011 Award Presentation

    2011: AJ Nanayakkara received the 2011 Anapol Advocate Award for his efforts to develop adapted recreation programs across the country. AJ also founded the Global Abilities Foundation, which helps people with disabilities in developing areas reintegrate into their communities. The Foundation presented the $5,000 grant to the Legal Clinic for the Disabled on AJ’s behalf.

The Burn Foundation
The Anapol Weiss Foundation dedicated its first grant to The Burn Foundation, a non-profit that provides education and support to the burn care community as well as burn survivors and their families throughout the greater Philadelphia region. The Burn Foundation used the donation to launch a new family mentorship program for burn survivors and their families.

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
The Anapol Weiss Foundation funded a new center at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to provide teen inpatients with a safe and fun space all their own. The Anapol Weiss Foundation Adolescent Entertainment Center will provide a solution to the adolescent patients’ unmet needs by providing a setting for patients and their visitors to enjoy each other’s company.

The Foundation began a fund for the Caren Sydnor Locomotor Training Fund at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, which provides training to spinal cord injury patients when their insurance coverage runs out.

The Anapol Weiss Foundation also supports the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Amputee Group. In 2010, the Anapol Foundation established the Amputee Support Fund, which aids amputees in obtaining necessary items such wheelchairs, home modifications and driving lessons. The Foundation also made a donation in 2013 to allow amputee Saineh Barclay attend an Amputee Coalition Conference in California.

“In everything our firm does, we’re striving to help victims affected by disabling injuries,” said firm partner Joel Feldman. “We’re proud to partner with Magee in this effort to improve the lives of amputees in our region.”