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Wells Fargo is concentrating its philanthropic power to help solve three critical issues: housing affordability, financial health, and small business growth.
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Wells Fargo is evolving its philanthropic strategy to help solve three pressing issues affecting individuals, families, and underserved communities across the U.S. — housing affordability, financial health, and small business growth — the company announced June 5.

Wells Fargo to Donate $1 Billion to Address Housing Affordability Crisis

New philanthropic strategy to benefit underserved communities through housing, financial health and small business programs; $20 million challenge grant aims to accelerate solutions for U.S. housing needs
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ Wells Fargo today announced an evolution of its philanthropic strategy to help address three critical issues affecting underserved communities: housing affordability, financial health and small business growth.

Wells Fargo Donates $235,000 to Mississippi Nonprofits for Community Revitalization Efforts

NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to four organizations serving the Hattiesburg and Jackson communities
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JACKSON, Miss., June 6, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $235,000 in donations to four local nonprofits that will help revitalize Mississippi neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Omaha Homeownership to Get $3.9 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT® program will offer homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants for eligible Douglas and Sarpy County homebuyers; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
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OMAHA, Neb., May 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and Family Housing Advisory Services (FHAS), Inc., today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand for Omaha with a $3.9 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost local homeownership.

Salute to Service Members, Spouses and Veterans: Wells Fargo’s Commitment to Financial Readiness

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By Darlene Goins, senior vice president and head of Hands on Banking® at Wells Fargo

In recognition of National Military Appreciation Month, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) just released results from its 2019 Military Financial Readiness Survey, and they were surprising.  The survey, conducted by Harris Poll and sponsored by Wells Fargo, found that:

  • Nearly 9 in 10 active service members and 84% of spouses or partners have worries about personal finances.

Opening Doors Through a Mother’s Heart

From despair to hope, Iris Peralta found a new door opened, her life changed, and a new joy in being a mother, with help from a Florida program supported by Wells Fargo.
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With motors and machine tools surrounding her, Iris Peralta smiles as she wields a welding gun at her workstation. Her work on the factory floor is to create new specialty parts for high-end sports cars.

She dons her protective helmet, positions the welding wand, and works the sweet science of machining she has come to love. With steady precision, she shapes the metal parts that will help the cars run like a top.

Salute to Veterans: Wells Fargo’s Commitment to Career Success

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By Jerry Quinn, head of Enterprise Military & Veteran Initiatives at Wells Fargo

U.S. Army Reservist

As I write this, I am preparing for my next tour of active duty in the Army Reserves. I will spend most of May, National Military Appreciation Month, with thousands of reservists participating in an exercise to increase our lethality, readiness and survivability.

No Barriers Youth, Wells Fargo Select 20 Teachers for Global Impact Challenge

Third annual competition designed to spark ideas for building a world free of barriers, stereotypes and discrimination
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FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 7, 2019 /3BL Media/-  No Barriers USA and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced the selection of 20 middle and high school educators who will serve as project leaders for the third annual Global Impact Challenge.

Teaching Job Skills to Rural Alaskan Teens

In one of the most remote areas in North America, the Northwestern Alaska Career and Technical Center is equipping teens with the education and skills they need to thrive.
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Nome is one of the last signs of city life in Alaska before everything becomes rural. Alaska Natives have lived in remote communities throughout the Bering Straits region for at least 10,000 years, sustaining themselves with a subsistence lifestyle of Arctic and sub-Arctic animals and plants. But those same communities, with an average population of 425, lack the resources to train young Alaskans with the job and life skills they need to keep their communities strong.

Sacramento Homeownership to Get $6 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT® program will offer $20,000 down payment assistance grants and homebuyer education for eligible Sacramento County and West Sacramento residents; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its local network member, NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center Sacramento Region, today announced an additional $6 million donation by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership through the NeighborhoodLIFT® program for Sacramento County and the city of West Sacramento.

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