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

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. This new initiative will provide 200 students with $5,000 each – funds that could help them cover various costs for their instruction and potentially make the difference in being able to continue…

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Wells Fargo Announces Efforts to Keep People Housed in Response to COVID-19

Wells Fargo & Company have announced additional efforts to help people stay in their homes with funding for more than 500 nonprofits across the U.S., as part of the Wells Fargo Foundation’s $175 million commitment to assist people and communities in response to COVID-19. More than 300 grants have already been made since March to help nonprofits provide urgent housing services for vulnerable populations. “Wells Fargo continues to take steps to support our customers, employees and communities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Bill Daley, vice chairman of…

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Wells Fargo Donates $6.25 Million to Aid in Coronavirus Response

The Wells Fargo Foundation has announced up to $6.25 million in donations to support domestic and global response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to aid public health relief efforts. The philanthropic funding includes $1 million for the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Emergency Relief Fund and $250,000 to the International Medical Corps for their work in more than 30 countries. The company will also donate up to $5 million at the local level to help address community-specific needs in the coming months. In addition, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:…

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Wells Fargo Launches Third Annual Food Bank Program to Fight Hunger During the Holidays

Wells Fargo & Company has announced its third annual Holiday Food Bank program to help provide food to people and families in need during the holiday season. Wells Fargo launched the program with a donation of up to $5 million to Feeding America® through direct donations and charitable matching. Feeding America is the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the U.S. with 200 member food banks across the U.S. The organization estimates that, with every $1 contribution providing at least 10 meals, Wells Fargo will help provide more than 50 million…

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United Way Releases New Public Service Announcement

United Way Worldwide has released a new public service announcement (PSA) highlighting the role that its 60,0000 corporate partners play in solving community problems across the world. The idea that “change doesn’t happen alone” is underscored by spotlighting the involvement of corporate partners and their employee volunteers, including Kellogg Company, Wells Fargo and UPS.  The three are among 280 of the Fortune 500 companies that partner with United Way. The ad was released during National Volunteer Month as a nod to the almost 3 million volunteers – many of whom…

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