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Wells Fargo named United Way Worldwide’s top workplace giving campaign; contributed $286.5 million to 14,500 nonprofits in 2017
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For the ninth consecutive year, Wells Fargo is United Way Worldwide’s No. 1 workplace giving campaign in the U.S.

More than 65,000 team members demonstrated their strong commitment to community service by giving $85 million to 40,000 nonprofit organizations and volunteering a record 2 million hours — valued at $48 million — in communities nationwide during the company’s employee giving campaign in 2017.

Wells Fargo’s Corporate Philanthropy Totals $286.5 Million for 2017

Team members pledge additional $85 million to nonprofits, topping United Way Worldwide’s workplace giving campaign for ninth consecutive year
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) last year continued to invest in communities across the country through its philanthropy and volunteerism, donating m

Serving ‘Those Who Have No One Else’ in India

Girls at the Maruthi Orphanage in Hyderabad, India, get to experience birthday parties and more, thanks to a Wells Fargo volunteer.
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Pooja Naidu will never forget the moment, in the spring of 2015, when she first stepped foot in Maruthi Orphanage, a home for girls in Hyderabad, India. “How difficult it is for them to survive a life without their parents,” she thought, overcome with compassion for the orphans, semi-orphans, and abandoned and needy children living there. Wanting to help, Naidu began volunteering — and has been a regular volunteer ever since.

VolunteerMatch and Forward It On Partner to Bring Meaningful Volunteer Opportunities to Corporate Employees

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SAN FRANCISCO, January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and Forward It On, a web-based corporate giving platform, announce today a partnership to engage companies and their employees to drive social change through volunteerism.

Essity Inspires Sustainability in Local Communities

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Each year, Essity employees at facilities throughout the United States take time to give back locally – all sites contribute in a way that is special to their own communities. Here are some of the ways different groups took to the streets to connect with communities and celebrate Essity’s commitment to sustainability during the last quarter of 2017:

Homeless No More: A Friendship that Turned a Life Around

The homeless shelter wasn’t David Williams’ rock bottom; it was his springboard to a better life. Today, he’s a Wells Fargo home loan servicer who says a Wells Fargo volunteer helped him turn his life around.
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After years of joblessness, homelessness, and depression, David Williams began to turn his life around not long after he arrived at a homeless shelter in Des Moines, Iowa.

On first impression, it might appear that being in a homeless shelter would represent a low point in his life. But for Williams, that’s where he found himself again — and a life-changing friendship with John E. Johnson Jr., a community volunteer, Christian minister, and full-time customer service representative for Wells Fargo Home Lending.

3,000 Colleagues Volunteer Across US for Second Annual 21CF Impact Week

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For six days and nights in October, nearly 3,000 colleagues from across 21st Century Fox businesses gave back to the communities around them as part of the second annual 21CF Impact Week. Building on the success of 21CF’s first ever company-wide week of service in 2016, which was piloted in New York and Los Angeles, colleagues in 25 U.S.

Astellas USA Foundation Grant Supports Free Physicals During Special Olympics Illinois’ 19th Annual MedFest

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For those living with intellectual disabilities, subtle stigma and discrimination can compromise the quality of health care they receive. According to Special Olympics Illinois, 45 percent of Special Olympic athletes need new or different eyeglasses; 29 percent have failed hearing tests; and 24 percent have untreated tooth decay.

Team Rubicon: Why I Continue to Serve

By Chaz Palisoc, Consultant, Development Programs, AT&T
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In December of 2015, I was at home with my family enjoying the rest of the holiday season when multiple tornadoes hit the Dallas area. We later found out that some of our friends were impacted by one of the tornados. My natural instinct was to get in the car immediately to provide the support they needed. In all honesty, I did not have a plan. I just wanted to help. 

Pro Bono Services Continues Creating a Stronger Sense of Purpose Among Employees All Over the World

By André Solórzano, Manager, Data Insights, CECP
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The week of October 22nd marked the celebration of Pro Bono Week! CECP wants to reiterate its support to this important employee engagement tool and celebrate its importance for society. The recently released Giving in Numbers: 2017 Edition report evidences the benefits for companies of communicating a clear sense of purpose to their employees.

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