Wells Fargo Donates $100k for Tornado and Flood Relief in the South
SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Wells Fargo Foundation today announced a donation of $100,000 to the American Red Cross in support of tornado and flood relief efforts across the southern U.S.
“The recent storm system that traveled across the region has created devastating damage, injuries and loss of life during an already difficult time,” said Jimmie Paschall, interim president of the Wells Fargo Foundation. “The American Red Cross and its local chapters are collaborating with communities in the South, providing much-needed services that will help people cope and restore basic needs. We are grateful for their ability to mobilize quickly for those in need.”
Don Herring, chief development officer at the American Red Cross, said, “The Red Cross has been on the ground providing critical support to those affected by tornadoes and floods in the South. Thanks to the help of donors, such as Wells Fargo, we’re able to respond to the needs of disaster survivors at a moment’s notice and continue to support community members during the recovery process."
Additionally, Wells Fargo’s Go Far® Rewards customers can redeem any amount of their available rewards and donate to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief April 16–30 by accessing their rewards account at GoFarRewards.wf.com or calling the Go Far® Rewards Service Center, 877-517-1358.
There are no fees for using these services, and 100% of donations are sent to the nonprofit organization. Customers also may make donations directly through the American Red Cross website at www.redcross.org.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.98 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,400 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 31 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 263,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2019 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.
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