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Habitat for Humanity: Creating ‘a Safer Place to Sleep at Night’ for Millions of People

For 40 years, Habitat has helped individuals and families improve their living conditions and shape a better future
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Wells Fargo's ‘Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Jonathan T.M. Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity. For more Viewpoints, visit Wells Fargo Stories.

When Untapped Potential Meets Access to College

College students are working toward their dreams, thanks to the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund and support from Wells Fargo.
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In some communities around the world, people shy away from discussing mental health and behavioral issues. But one college student has decided to tackle these topics head-on — and make a career out of it.

Jacklyn Garote, who is from Saipan, Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, hopes to be a leader in the field of psychology. She’s currently majoring in psychology, planning to also major in sociology, and aspires to be a licensed therapist and psychology researcher.

Augmented Reality Brings History to Life

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is testing new ways for visitors to experience a personal connection to the families who lost their lives during the Holocaust.
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Fourteen-year-old Abby Blunt hardly knows what the world was like before smartphones — but technology is helping her with that.

During a recent trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., Abby roamed the “Tower of Faces” section of the main exhibition, smartphone in hand, eyes glued to her screen.

Empowering Washington, D.C., Residents Through Academic Scholarships

The District of Columbia Housing Authority goes beyond its mission of ensuring affordable housing by providing its residents with opportunities to build self-sufficiency through tools like its Commitment to Excellence Scholarship Program
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The 2017 fall semester was about to start, but Lillian Copeland was still uncertain about how she was going to pay her college tuition. The rising sophomore and Washington, D.C., native had been accepted as a transfer student at Spelman College in Atlanta, but she needed more money.

“I wanted to go to Spelman because it was my dream school,” said the 19-year-old. “And to get accepted there and then not know if I could pay the bill was so stressful.”

Wells Fargo Program Supports Fair Housing Efforts

More than 50 grants awarded to commemorate 50th anniversary of Fair Housing Act, honor advocates
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo and Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced more than 50 grants awarded to nonprofits across the U.S. to promote housing equality for low- to middle-income households in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

SAGE: Ensuring Dignity and Respect for LGBT Elders

As the leading advocate for LGBT elders, SAGE is more than just an organization. It’s a movement of caring activists dedicated to providing advocacy, services, and support to older members of the LGBT community.
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Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Michael Adams, CEO of SAGE.

SAGE is the nation’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT individuals age 60 and older through advocacy and services.

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Jacksonville Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, economic and workforce development
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $500,000 in donations to five local nonprofits to help revitalize Jacksonville neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with Mayor Lenny Curry, the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT local initiative grants will provide support for affordable housing and economic and workforce development.

Wells Fargo Now Is ‘Preferred Bank’ for Manhattan’s Hudson Yards Neighborhood

Company builds upon multi-faceted relationship to help transform Manhattan’s West Side
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NEW YORK, June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo today announced it is a founding partner of New York’s newest neighborhood and largest private real estate development in U.S. history − Hudson Yards. As a founding partner, Wells Fargo will be the “preferred bank of Hudson Yards.” The company recently opened a bank branch and is expected to move the regional headquarters of its investment banking unit to Hudson Yards.

Washington, D.C., students learn in a floating classroom

Students from The School Without Walls High School and other schools in the Washington, D.C., area are learning about their local waterways, thanks to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Wells Fargo
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It’s not often that teenagers are able to spend a school day on a boat instead of in a classroom, but students from The School Without Walls High School in Washington, D.C., had that opportunity recently. As the high school students traveled along the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, they tested water quality, identified fish, examined maps, and surveyed bird diversity.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2018 CommunityWINS Grants

Program honors mayors and nonprofits in Long Beach, Calif., and Dayton and Youngstown, Ohio
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BOSTON, June 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced that Mayors Robert Garcia of Long Beach, Calif.; Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio; and Jamael Tito Brown of Youngstown, Ohio, received top honors on behalf of nonprofits in their cities with the 2018 CommunityWINS® Grant Program funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation.

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