Wells Fargo Donates $100,000 to American Red Cross to Help Victims of Valley and Butte Wildfires

Bank’s California ATMs also to accept customer donations for American Red Cross-led relief efforts

SAN FRANCISCO--()--Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) announced today it is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross for relief efforts to support those impacted by the Valley and Butte wildfires this week in Northern California. Additionally, Wells Fargo customers will have the opportunity to donate to the American Red Cross at any one of the company’s ATMs in California through September 28. ATM donations will not be charged a fee, with 100 percent of the donation going to the nonprofit.

“These devastating wildfires have threatened our customers, neighbors and our own team members”

“As a Bay Area-based company that is committed to the communities that have been impacted by these fires, our heart goes out to all of those who have lost their homes or suffered damages,” said Jim Foley, executive vice president and president of the Bay Area region for Wells Fargo. “This is why we are donating to the Red Cross, as they coordinate with the firefighters and first responders who are working around the clock to provide relief to those who have been impacted.”

“These devastating wildfires have threatened our customers, neighbors and our own team members,” said David Galasso, executive vice president and president of Wells Fargo’s Northern and Central California region. “Wells Fargo’s response includes responding to our team members and customers as they recover from devastating effects of the wildfires.”

Impacted customers may discuss their needs and financial situation by visiting their nearest Wells Fargo branch, or by contacting the company, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 1-800-TO-WELLS (1-800-869-3557).

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.7 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 8,700 locations, 12,500 ATMs, and the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 266,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. In 2014, Wells Fargo donated $281.2 million in grants to 17,100 nonprofits, and team members volunteered 1.74 million hours around the country. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.


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