Wells Fargo offers emergency loans to small businesses damaged during February 28 earthquake
Seattle — March 1, 2001
Wells Fargo is offering emergency loans to small businesses in the Puget Sound region that were damaged during the Feb. 28 earthquake.
"We want to help small businesses recover from the damage so that they can get back in business as soon as possible," said Donovan Olson of Seattle, Wells Fargo Regional Business Banking Manager for Washington. "Since 1852, Wells Fargo has been helping customers cope with just about every sort of calamity. And today we're doing all we can to help our community recover from this latest hardship."
Small businesses in the Puget Sound region that qualify for the program can obtain a no-fee, below-prime loan of up to $100,000 to repair their facilities and replace damaged inventory, subject to normal credit criteria. Any business interested in the program can obtain more information by calling at (206) 292-3123.
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $272 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance from about 6,000 stores and the Internet (www.wellsfargo.com ) across North America and elsewhere internationally.