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Wells Fargo Surpasses $130 Million in Donations to Veteran-Related Nonprofits

November 8, 2018 GMT

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 8, 2018--In honor of Veterans Day, Wells Fargo & Co. ( NYSE: WFC ) announced the company has donated a total of more than $130 million since 2012 to support military- and veteran-related nonprofits focused on housing initiatives, career transition and financial education.

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Highlights include:

“Wells Fargo’s commitment to military service members, veterans and their families spans more than 165 years,” said Jerry Quinn, Military Affairs Program manager and Army reservist. “Our accomplishments are possible because of our coordination with military and veteran communities. We’re honored to support them in tangible ways.”

Wells Fargo Military Affairs Program includes:

Housing initiatives

Career transition

Financial education

According to the 2018 Military Spouse and Family Survey, Pioneer Services and AmeriForce Media, one in three military spouses say they are not prepared to meet a financial emergency, and 82 percent state a financial emergency is a chief concern.

“Sound financial management is essential for our military service members and veterans,” added Quinn. “Wells Fargo takes a lot of pride in financially empowering them and their families through Hands on Banking for Military and other programs.”

More information about Wells Fargo’s commitment to military service members, veterans and their families is available at www.wellsfargo.com/military.

About Wells Fargo & Company

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,950 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 37 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 262,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2018 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.

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