Wells Fargo to Donate $200,000 to Aid Hurricane Relief Efforts

Contributions will support American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund

SAN FRANCISCO - September 1, 2011

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) said today the company will donate $200,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to support relief efforts caused by Hurricane Irene.

“We want to express our sympathy to all of the communities on the East Coast that have been affected by Hurricane Irene, and the devastating floods that resulted from the storm,” said Tim Hanlon, President of the Wells Fargo Foundation. “We hope this donation will aid the American Red Cross’s immediate relief efforts to help families recover during this difficult time.”

Wells Fargo has contributed $1.3 million to the American Red Cross in 2011 to aid disaster relief efforts to help communities recover and rebuild in the United States and internationally.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 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 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. We want to help all of our customers succeed financially and create long-term economic growth and quality of life for everyone in our communities. In 2010, the Company invested a record $219 million in grants in 19,000 nonprofits, and team members contributed more than 1.3 million volunteer hours around the country. For more information, please visit: www.wellsfargo.com/about/csr.

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