Barwin not only gives 100 percent of each show’s proceeds to city parks and playgrounds such as Ralph Brooks Park at 20th and Tasker and, currently the Smith Playground at 24th and Snyder, but he’s the guy who chooses what parks need his attention and he’s always up for matching funds for the cause.
“He’s trying to make the city a better place for people to live, no matter what he does,” says teammate Brent Celek. “I have a lot of respect for that. He is what Philly people love in their athletes. He’s real; gives everything that he has on the field and off.”