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Paradise Not Lost: Wells Fargo Grant Helps California Communities Rebuild After Camp Fire

Wells Fargo has increased its support for wildfire relief with a $3.25 million donation to the Butte Strong Fund, providing housing and small business recovery for those affected by the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California.
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Six years after opening his auto repair shop in Paradise, California, Brad Jenks II felt like life was good. Business was steady, and he and his wife Julie could clearly see a future with fewer long hours and more family vacations.

Wells Fargo Launches Recovery and Rebuilding Effort in Paradise, California, and Surrounding Towns

Additional $3.25 million commitment will deliver targeted relief to families, small businesses impacted by devastating wildfires
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced that the company will provide an additional $3.25 million in financial resources to residents, small businesses and nonprofit organizations in Butte County, California, to address critical housing and economic challenges that remain after devastating wildfires spread across the county last year.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2019 CommunityWINS® Grant Program

$1 million commitment in 2019 shared by 8 nonprofits to support neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in local municipalities
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SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, January 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced the 2019 CommunityWINS® grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in municipalities across the U.S., with a $1 million commitment by the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Wells Fargo Contributes $350,000 for Boston-Area Housing, Revitalization Efforts

Local initiative grants are part of the NeighborhoodLIFT® program effort to boost sustainable homeownership in Boston
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BOSTON, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $350,000 in donations for two local nonprofits to support homeownership counseling and financial education for aspiring homeowners in the Boston area.

More Than 55 Million Plates Filled

In a joint effort with Feeding America®, the 2018 Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank collected enough food and money to help provide more than 55.7 million meals throughout the nation.
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The 2018 Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank secured more than 55.7 million meals* during the holidays.

Advocating for the 40 Million Americans With Disabilities

As it fulfills its mission to build a better economic future for Americans with disabilities, National Disability Institute is fighting to ensure the rights of this underserved population are legally acknowledged and protected.
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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 Morris, founder and executive director of National Disability Institute.

Wells Fargo Supports Customers and Communities During Federal Government Shutdown

Fee reversals and waivers available to impacted Federal employees; $250,000 of support to United Way Worldwide for local communities
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/--During this historic Federal Government shutdown, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is offering relief to impacted customers and community members. Fee reversals and waivers are available to affected customers and, today, the company announced a donation of $250,000 to the United for U.S.

Scout’s Vision: Tiny Home for Homeless Veteran

As part of his pursuit of the Eagle Scout rank, Boy Scout Tim Maron led a two-year effort to build a tiny home for a homeless military veteran — a project realized with the help of Wells Fargo.
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Step by step, teenager Tim Maron’s vision of home for a homeless military veteran has become reality in a resurgent, small-town neighborhood once infested with drugs and crime.

Today, that neighborhood is known for its clean streets and renovated homes, thanks to a local nonprofit, and most recently a modest tiny house project led by Maron, 17, a Boy Scout and budding young community leader in eastern Pennsylvania.

Healing wings

Financial Advisor Fritz Glasser of Wells Fargo Advisors flies patients to treatment appointments and more as a volunteer pilot for Angel Flight West.
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Cruising at 8,000 feet, Sandie LeBlanc took in the scenery below en route to Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California, for her lung-function testing.

For a moment, the sights freed her mind from the weight of health concerns.

“It’s so peaceful,” said LeBlanc, who suffers from lupus and is also a breast cancer survivor, “and I often forget about why I’m flying as I focus on all the beauty around me.”

Wells Fargo, Scholarship America Invite Veterans to Apply for Scholarships, Emergency Grants

Company committed $2 million over four years for veteran scholarship and emergency grant programs
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 7, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announced they are accepting applications for the 2019 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Programs. In 2016, Wells Fargo committed $2 million over a four-year period to fund the programs and assist veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities succeed in getting the education they need for careers they choose.

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