Fahe Receives $300,000 Grant to Support Central Appalachia

Grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation is part of $175 million commitment to assist communities impacted by COVID-19
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BEREA, Ky., September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fahe today announced a $300,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, which will enable the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) to respond to the crisis in Appalachia, one of the most persistently poor regions of the country.  The funding will support Fahe’s efforts to help keep people in their homes, critical during a time when a home is where many are now working and their children are going to school.  Additionally, the funding assists efforts to bring investments that will address the sho

Wells Fargo Gives $1 Million in Scholarships to Bridge Financial Gaps Faced by Students Amidst COVID-19

Initiative comes as pandemic continues to hamper students’ ability to pursue their educational paths
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SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 3, 2020 /3BL Media/--Students dedicated to making a positive difference in the world offer the greatest hope for the future, but for many their plans are threatened due to the unexpected financial gap posed by COVID-19 – sometimes prohibiting them from continuing and completing college. Wells Fargo wants to help close that gap by launching the Wells Fargo Student Impact Scholarship.

Clear Access Banking: Peace of Mind, No Checkbook

Bank On-certified by the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, Wells Fargo’s new Clear Access BankingSM broadens access to mainstream banking and digital convenience.
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September 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo has introduced a new low-cost and checkless bank account with no overdraft fees to make it easier for customers to manage their money, make payments, and save.

'Las personas a las que prestamos servicios son, en efecto, financieramente invisibles'


Nací en México y llegué a EE. UU. de niño. Estábamos indocumentados y solo podíamos hacer trabajos ocasionales en el mercado de pulgas local para poder llegar a fin de mes. Durante muchos años, vivimos en las sombras de la sociedad, con miedo de ser capturados, detenidos y deportados. Este miedo permeó todos los aspectos de nuestra vida hasta 1986, cuando el Presidente Ronald Reagan firmó un proyecto de ley de amnistía que otorgaba a los inmigrantes como nosotros un permiso para salir a la luz del día.

'The People We Serve Are in Effect Financially Invisible'

Viewpoints: For the 63 million unbanked and underbanked people in the U.S., the cost of living in the financial shadows is tremendous and further compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, writes José A. Quiñonez, founder of Mission Asset Fund.

I was born in Mexico and came to the U.S. as a young boy. We were undocumented and could only work odd jobs at the local flea market to make ends meet. For many years, we lived in the shadows of society, afraid of being caught, detained, and deported. This fear permeated every aspect of our lives until 1986, when President Ronald Reagan signed an amnesty bill granting immigrants like us permission to come out in the full light of day.

Helping a Veteran Age in Place in the Community and Home He Loves


Raleigh is a 72-year-old Army veteran who lives in Oakland, California. He served in the military for 27 years and was stationed at Oakland Army Base where he worked as an engineer building ports.

Raleigh met his beloved wife in 1994 and he retired from the military thereafter. After many years spent traveling the country for work, Raleigh and his wife purchased a home in Oakland and started a family.

Sadly, Raleigh’s wife passed away in 2002. While he now lives alone, Raleigh’s top priority has always been making sure his home is safe and healthy for his family.

More Than 50 Cities and Counties Are Set to Offer One-On-One, Professional Financial Counseling or Financial Navigation Services to Build Resident Financial Stability During COVID-19

The CFE Fund Is Supporting 31 Cities in Launching New Financial Navigator Program Serving over 35,000 Residents, and 20 Localities in Pivoting Financial Empowerment Center Services to Provide Remote Financial Assistance to Residents
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NEW YORK, Aug 13, 2020 /3BL Media/National nonprofit organization the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund), in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, Citi Foundation, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and the Wells Fargo Foundation, announced today that more than 50 city and county partner governments across the country are set to offer financial counseling and financial navigation services for their local residents in need.

NCRC Supports Pandemic-Related Housing Needs in 15 States, Funded by Wells Fargo Foundation

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August 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Nonprofit housing counseling organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in 15 states will receive unrestricted grants and resources from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), thanks to funding from the Wells Fargo Foundation.

The grants will provide financial support for technology and other expenses to members of NCRC’s Housing Counseling Network in Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, New Mexico, Tennessee, New Jersey, Ohio, Maryland, Arizona, Connecticut, Michigan, Indiana, California, Wisconsin, Iowa and the District of Columbia.

Wells Fargo and Habitat for Humanity India Support 120 Families Affected by Cyclone Amphan

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MUMBAI, India, August 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the wake of Cyclone Amphan, which devastated the state of West Bengal leaving hundreds of people and families homeless, Habitat for Humanity India is providing transitional shelters, drinking water and other services for more than 120 families in South 24 Parganas district with support from Wells Fargo.

Wells Fargo Foundation Grants $1.5 Million to Funders for Housing and Opportunity

Resources support collaborative efforts to assist renters and homeless people disproportionately affected by COVID-19
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $1.5 million contribution by the Wells Fargo Foundation in support of the Funders for Housing and Opportunity (FHO) collaborative focused on advancing housing affordability solutions and relief for renter households and homeless people disproportionately affected by the economic downturn as a result of COVID-19.


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