Wells Fargo ATMs also to accept donations for the Red Cross
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) said today the company will donate
$50,000 to the American Red Cross of Napa County for relief efforts to
support those impacted by the 6.0-magnitude South Napa Earthquake.
Additionally, from August 28 through September 11, Wells Fargo customers
can donate to the Red Cross at 1,701 Wells Fargo ATMs throughout
Northern and Central California. Customers will not be charged a fee for
using this service and 100 percent of the donations will be sent to the
“We know that many families are dealing with challenging circumstances
due to the damage caused by the earthquake in the North Bay,” said Greg
Morgan, EVP and president of the North Bay market for Wells Fargo. “As
the Bay Area’s hometown community bank since 1852, Wells Fargo is glad
to provide $50,000 to fund relief and recovery efforts. We also wish a
full recovery for everyone who was impacted.”
Customers impacted by the South Napa Earthquake may discuss their
financial options by contacting Wells Fargo 24 hours a day, seven days a
week at 1-800-TO-WELLS (1-800-869-3557). Customers can also visit their
nearest Wells Fargo store, with the exception of the store in downtown
Napa located at 901 Main Street. All other retail banking stores in the
North Bay remain open and all ATMs in the area are in operation.
Wells Fargo has been a part of the North Bay since the mid-1800s. In
fact, in the fall of 1855, the company opened an express office in Napa.
Recently, Wells Fargo was ranked as the No. 1 corporate philanthropist
in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times for its
support of the community. In 2013, the company donated more than $23
million to Bay Area schools and nonprofits. Also that year, Wells Fargo
team members volunteered more than 87,500 hours in Bay Area charitable
organizations of their choice.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified,
community-based financial services company with $1.6 trillion in assets.
Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides
banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial
finance through more than 9,000 locations, 12,500 ATMs, and the internet
(wellsfargo.com), and has offices in 36 countries to support customers
who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000
team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United
States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2014
rankings of America’s largest corporations. In 2013, the Company
invested $275.5 million in grants to 18,500 nonprofits, and team members
contributed more than 1.69 million volunteer hours around the country.
Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs
and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives and stories
are also available at blogs.wellsfargo.com and at wellsfargo.com/stories.
Wells Fargo & Company
Ruben Pulido, 415-852-1279
Source: Wells Fargo & Company