SAN FRANCISCO– August 28, 2014
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 Red Cross.
“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.