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Wells Fargo $1 Million Grant to Strengthen Rural Communities

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation grant for NeighborWorks America Safe and Sound initiative to help improve or replace 50 substandard homes in nine rural communities
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced  the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation will donate $1 million to NeighborWorks America and serve as lead funder of the national nonprofit’s new Safe and Sound rural initiative. The collaborative effort aims to help strengthen nine rural communities and improve lives by rehabilitating or replacing 50 substandard owner-occupied homes.

Wells Fargo Donates $100,000 to Support Victims, Families and Emanuel AME Church

Grant to Palmetto Project will also support local initiatives focused on diversity and inclusion
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CHARLESTON, S.C., June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) announced today that the company will donate $100,000 to the Palmetto Project in support of the Lowcountry Ministries – Reverend Pinckney Fund. The purpose of the fund is to support the victims, their families and programmatic ministries of the late Rev. Clementa Pinckney. The grant is in response to the June 17 shootings at the Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2015 CommunityWINS Grants

Top honors go to mayors and nonprofits for innovative neighborhood stabilization programs
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo & Company today announced Mayors Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore, Mark Stodola of Little Rock, Ark., and Christopher Cabaldon of West Sacramento, Calif., have been recognized on behalf of nonprofits in their cities with top honors in the Conference’s 2015 CommunityWINS℠  grant program funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation. 

Wells Fargo, No Barriers Summit Mark ADA's 25th Anniversary

Additional ADA celebratory events include America's Disability Rights Museum on Wheels, Smithsonian Disability Culture Festival and 18th Annual USBLN Conference and Expo
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today it is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act through a variety of events across the country, including No Barriers Summit, America's Disability Rights Museum on Wheels, Smithsonian Disability Culture Festival, Disability Connect and 18th Annual USBLN Conference and Expo. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was signed into law on July 26, 1990 by President George H.W.

Wells Fargo HomeLIFT Program to Help Virginia Beach, Norfolk Homebuyers

Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to reserve $15,000 in down payment assistance grants on June 26-27 at Virginia Beach Convention Center and Visitors Bureau
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks America® and its network member Community Housing Partners today announced the $4.75 million Wells Fargo HomeLIFT℠ program for Virginia Beach and Norfolk homebuyers. Wells Fargo launched the new HomeLIFT program to help boost homeownership and strengthen neighborhoods.

Wells Fargo Awards Grants in Salt Lake City to Help Homeless

Two local non-profit organizations to share $500,000 in funding through Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT® program to help revitalize neighborhoods, prevent veteran and family homelessness
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SALT LAKE CITY, May 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), today announced grants totaling $500,000 for two nonprofits committed to assisting veterans and families in Salt Lake City overcome homelessness through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program.

Wells Fargo Grants $500,000 to Help Revitalize Tucson

Community Food Bank of S. AZ, Pima Council on Aging, Tucson Clean and Beautiful-Trees for Tucson, Tucson Urban League, Old Pueblo Community Services, Our Family Services, Pima Community College Foundation to benefit from NeighborhoodLIFT program funds
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Tucson, Ariz., May 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), one of America’s leading community banks and the nation’s largest home mortgage lender, today announced donations totaling $500,000 to seven local nonprofits to help strengthen and revitalize Tucson neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Service as a Family Tradition – Four Generations Strong

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This post is by Joyce Yamaato, vice president with Wells Fargo’s Strategic Philanthropy and Partnerships Group. Her service in AmeriCorps led her to pursue a philanthropic career spanning 20 years.  

Wells Fargo Lends $22.6 Billion to Small Businesses Since Launching Five-Year Lending Goal

Company reports 15-month progress toward $100 billion lending goal to help more businesses succeed
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) extended $22.6 billion in new loan commitments to small business customers (primarily with annual revenue less than $20 million) in the first 15 months of its five-year goal (January 2014 – March 2015). The company intends to extend $100 billion in new lending to small businesses by the end of 2018. The five-year lending goal was introduced in 2014 along with Wells Fargo Works for Small Business SM, a broad initiative to deliver resources, guidance and services to help business owners achieve financial success.

Wells Fargo, No Barriers USA announce the Warriors to Summits Expedition Team of Wounded Veterans

World-renowned mountaineers join warriors to overcome barriers and climb Gannett Peak
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Fort Collins, CO, May 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and No Barriers USA today announced the team of 13 healing injured veterans participating in the 2015 Warriors to Summits expedition to Gannett Peak, the apex of the entire Central Rockies at 13,804 feet, located in Wyoming. The team of warriors will be led by one of America’s best-known mountaineers, Jeff Evans, when the expedition launches on September 4. Erik Weihenmayer, famed blind adventurer and the only blind person to reach the summit of Mt.

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