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Mural Honors Victims of Pulse Nightclub Attack

A Wells Fargo branch in Orlando, Florida, has a new mural to pay tribute to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting and celebrate the city’s united and diverse community.
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A year after the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Wells Fargo continues to remember the victims and join the city to rally around the Hispanic, LGBT, and other communities affected.

Wells Fargo recently dedicated a new mural at its Downtown Orlando branch at 131 North Orange Avenue, ahead of the first anniversary of the June 12, 2016, attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens of others during the gay nightclub’s “Latin Night.”

Aspiring to Be “Made in America”

When Kent International opened a production facility in South Carolina in 2014, it not only brought bicycle manufacturing back to the U.S., it also helped revitalize a community.
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Editors Note: A priority for Wells Fargo is helping customers on their journey to better financial health. And, for many of the bank’s customers that own a business, their focus is on helping improve the physical health of their clients. With our “Healthy Living” series, we continue to showcase how these companies are helping people lead healthier lives.

‘Wells Fargo Is My Safe Zone’

Wells Fargo senior leaders and team members look at how the company has created a more diverse and inclusive environment over the past five years.
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When Sultana Altaf is at an airport, she’s aware that people look at her differently, and it makes her uncomfortable. But when she visits Wells Fargo offices around the U.S. for her job as a compliance consultant for the company, she feels comfortable. “I wear a head scarf and look different,” said Altaf, who is an Afghan American and Muslim. “In comparison to how I’m approached in the outside world, Wells Fargo is my safe zone. It’s people’s reactions, the culture, and managers who look at you as a professional.”

NFCC Receives $1 Million Commitment of Support for Programs Benefiting Military Service Members and Veterans

Wells Fargo to provide $1 million of exclusive support to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® for continuation of military programs offered through Sharpen Your Financial Focus®
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WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company announced a $1 million commitment to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) in support of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus® (Sharpen) initiative. The Sharpen program helps consumers address their primary financial challenges through targeted education and counseling. The program is available in English and Spanish and consists of the following:

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2017 CommunityWINS Grants

CommunityWINS grant program honors mayors and nonprofits in San Francisco, Providence, R.I., and Lancaster, Penn. for innovative neighborhood stabilization programs
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MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced Mayors Edwin Lee of San Francisco; Jorge O. Elorza of Providence, R.I.; and J. Richard Gray of Lancaster, Penn. are recognized with top honors on behalf of nonprofits in their cities with the 2017 CommunityWINS® Grant Program funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Wells Fargo donates $500,000 for El Paso-area revitalization efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants address housing rehabilitation, workforce development, health and wellness
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EL PASO, TEXAS June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $500,000 in donations to four local nonprofits to help revitalize El Paso neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with City of El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser, the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT local initiative grants for will provide support for economic and workforce development, health and wellness and housing rehabilitation.

Wells Fargo Donates $425,000 for Twin Cities Revitalization Efforts

NeighborhoodLIFT grant addresses economic and workforce development for North Minneapolis and East St. Paul
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $425,000 Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® local initiative grant to Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS), a nonprofit with a mission to revitalize Minneapolis and St. Paul neighborhoods.

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Austin-Area Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, education and development
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AUSTIN, Texas, November 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $500,000 in donations for three local nonprofits to help revitalize Austin neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with City of Austin Mayor Steve Adler, the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT local initiative grants for Austin will provide support for affordable housing, education and cultural development.

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

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FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 1, 2017 /3BL Media/– No Barriers Youth and Wells Fargo announced the selection of 20 middle and high school educators to serve as ambassadors for the Global Impact Challenge, a diversity and inclusion competition designed to spark the best ideas from students for building a world free o

Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo Team Up with Veterans to Improve 100 Homes

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo & Company today announced a new commitment to improve 100 homes with veterans in nearly 30 communities across the country from Seattle to South Palm Beach, Florida.

Launched in May during Military Appreciation Month with the support of a $300,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation, Wells Fargo volunteers will work alongside veterans on projects such as painting, landscaping and other improvements that support sustainable housing.

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