Wells Fargo Donates $325,000 to Midwest Flood Relief Efforts
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--Recent flooding in the Midwest has had a devastating effect on local communities. Reflecting its commitment to local communities and residents, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a donation of $325,000 to aid in the flood relief efforts.
The Wells Fargo Foundation will donate $250,000 to the American Red Cross* for immediate needs and an additional $75,000 will be distributed to local nonprofits to aid with the recovery in affected communities.
“Our thoughts are with all of our neighbors in the Midwest who are grappling with the aftermath of recent floods,” said Jon Campbell, president of the Wells Fargo Foundation. “The effect to homeowners, businesses and farmers is distressing, and Wells Fargo is committed to supporting relief efforts in the days and weeks to come.”
Customers who are experiencing hardship due to the flooding can contact Wells Fargo Customer Support at the number on their credit cards, debit cards or statements to discuss their options. Affected customers can also contact their banker by visiting their nearest Wells Fargo branch.
Wells Fargo customers who wish to support the American Red Cross relief efforts for Midwest tornadoes and floods may donate through Wells Fargo ATMs located in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin through April 3. Customers can also redeem any amount of available Go Far Rewards® for donation through April 4.
There is no fee for ATM donations, and 100 percent of contributions will be sent to the American Red Cross. Go Far Rewards customers can access their rewards account at GoFarRewards.wf.com or by calling the service center, 877-517-1358.
About Wells Fargo
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 7,800 locations, more than 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 259,000 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.
* The American Red Cross name, emblem and copyrighted materials are being used with its permission, which in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of any product, service, company, opinion or political position. The American Red Cross logo is a registered trademark owned by The American National Red Cross. For more information about the American Red Cross, please visit redcross.org.
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