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Wells Fargo Invests $1M in SaverLife and Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners to Disperse Financial Aid to Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SaverLife and Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners today announced they have teamed up with the Wells Fargo Foundation to help disperse $1M in financial aid to vulnerable entrepreneurs and their employees who have been financially affected by the impact of COVID-19.

Supporting Our Employees During the COVID-19 Crisis

Wells Fargo is supporting employees while protecting public safety through enhanced cleaning, social distancing in bank branches, remote work arrangements, benefit changes, and more.
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For the first time in Wells Fargo’s history, bank branches across the U.S. imposed new social distancing guidelines March 19 — maximizing the distance among customers, and between customers and employees, in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines.

Customers found lobby chairs moved six feet apart, customer chairs in banker offices moved, and the floors marked so they knew where to stand in the teller lines. 

Wells Fargo Announces Aid for Customers and Communities Impacted by COVID-19

Comprehensive response includes suspending residential foreclosure sales, fee waivers and acceleration of $175 million in donations to help the most vulnerable
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced additional comprehensive steps to help customers, communities and employees grappling with the impact of COVID-19. The company has suspended residential property foreclosure sales, evictions and involuntary auto repossessions. Additionally, the Wells Fargo Foundation will increase its charitable donations to $175 million to help address food, shelter, small business and housing stability, as well as to provide help to public health organizations.

Wells Fargo Donates $6.25 Million to Aid in Coronavirus Response

Philanthropic support to help with fast-emerging needs in U.S. and globally; customers facing hardships can reach out to the company
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Wells Fargo Foundation today announced up to $6.25 million in donations to support domestic and global response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to aid public health relief efforts. The philanthropic funding includes $1 million for the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Emergency Relief Fund and $250,000 to the International Medical Corps for their work in more than 30 countries.

Wells Fargo Asset Management Launches Municipal Sustainability Fund

WFAM extends ESG capabilities with new framework for assessing U.S. municipal bonds
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) today announced the launch of the Wells Fargo Municipal Sustainability Fund, highlighting WFAM’s commitment to provide clients innovative solutions and play a leading role in sustainable investing.

I'm a Bank Exec Who Grew up in the South During Desegregation. Here Are 3 Lessons About Being Black in America That Have Guided My Life and Career Choices.

By Georgette "Gigi" Dixon
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As we embark on Black History Month and reflect on the achievements of African Americans, I want to share my own story and share three pieces of advice with the next generation of change makers.

My name is Georgette "Gigi" Dixon, and I've had the pleasure of working with a company for the last 25 years that I dearly admire, Wells Fargo. I am grateful to be a part of this organization, and for their commitment to the African American community and trust in my vision for community engagement and collaboration to support critical work in diverse communities.

APIA Scholars Rings in Lunar New Year With $1.2 Million Donation From Wells Fargo

14-year partnership has helped more than 2,100 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders attend college
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholars the nation’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the higher education needs of the APIA community, is ringing in the Lunar New Year with a $1.2 million grant from Wells Fargo.  APIA Scholars and Wells Fargo will be holding a media event and check presentation on Thursday, February 6 at the Chinese Culture Center in San Francisco to kick off Lunar New Year festivities, culminating in the largest celebratio

Helping to Save a Home and Carter

Amanda St. Clair took a leave from work to care for her son Carter, who has leukemia. She feared the family would lose their home, but a life-changing bond with Cindy Hunting of Wells Fargo made all the difference.
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When the doctors said their son Carter had leukemia, Amanda St. Clair and her husband feared for the future of their beloved 4-year-old, the family’s life together, and their home itself.

“We had our dream house, our dream life,” said St. Clair, 40, a public school teacher who lives in rural Auburn Township, near Cleveland, Ohio. “We’d only been here three years when Carter got sick. I knew we needed help, but I didn’t know what to do or where to go.”

Showing Respect for Where They Come From

Coastal Enterprises, Inc., exemplifies how support from Wells Fargo’s Diverse Community Capital program can bring economic opportunity to underserved populations.
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The American dream — rooted in struggle and resulting in achievements that benefit entire communities — continues to play out for immigrants such as Adrian Espinoza Garcia and Mariama Jallow. Garcia, originally from Bolivia, and Jallow, who was born in The Gambia, are recent business owners in Portland, Maine.

Wells Fargo Expands Financing for Diverse Small Businesses

Wells Fargo Foundation’s Diverse Community Capital Program invests $17.4 million to help entrepreneurs grow 50,000 jobs
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Wells Fargo Foundation announces that it is providing $17.4 million to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) across the U.S. to accelerate the growth of diverse small businesses and job creation in local communities.

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