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Wells Fargo employees embrace company’s Welcome Home volunteer initiative

Volunteers dedicated more than 24,000 hours in support of more than 100 charities during a monthlong, companywide volunteer initiative to create more affordable and sustainable homes and communities.


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Helping communities access clean water

Wells Fargo supported organizations to provide clean water and resources during recent water crises in Baltimore and Jackson, Mississippi.


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Wells Fargo, Habitat team up to help a mom build her home

Shaquawanda is one of the many reasons Wells Fargo has collaborated with Habitat for Humanity over the last 20 years.


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Wells Fargo employees join 100-mile ride to raise funds for people with disabilities

Cyclists, runners, walkers, and volunteers participated in the Best Buddies Challenge on June 4, raising millions of dollars to support friendships, employment, leadership, and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


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‘Heartbreaking’ photo drives Wells Fargo, Kings Care Foundation to ‘Team Up for Tech’

Collaboration between National Hockey League franchise, two Los Angeles-area nonprofits, and Wells Fargo provided computers and broadband for students to attend school virtually in under-resourced communities.


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MediCAB initiative expands hospital capacity to meet urgent health care needs in India

Wells Fargo invests in startup to help smaller cities in India during the second wave of COVID-19.


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New grants advance economic mobility, racial equity in Charlotte, North Carolina

Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf announces more than $3.2 million to help nine organizations address critical community needs.


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Stabilizing lives, housing, and communities during crisis

From job searches to help with the rent, nonprofit programs support individuals in crisis to help communities emerge stronger from the pandemic, with help from Wells Fargo.


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Helping restaurants stay in business while feeding those in need

Community Kitchens in Oakland, California, buys meals from neighborhood restaurants to donate to local nonprofits.


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Helping to increase literacy among children in New York City

Since 2018, Wells Fargo has donated $550,000 to United Way of New York City’s ReadNYC program to help increase childhood literacy in low-income areas.


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BankWork$: Opening doors to careers in the banking industry

Since 2014, Wells Fargo has supported BankWork$, a free, eight-week career training program that prepares young adults from low-income communities for entry-level positions to build meaningful careers in banking.


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Gift of mortgage-free house gives veteran and family a home for the holidays

Purple Heart recipient and retired U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Clint Myatt and his family received a mortgage-free home thanks to Military Warriors Support Foundation and Wells Fargo.


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Awarding students who are lifting up their communities

Two hundred college students who have made an impact in their communities — and been financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic — are winners of Wells Fargo’s Student Impact Scholarship.


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‘Our ultimate goal is more than food — it is a community where all residents experience prosperity’

Viewpoints: As people across the country deal with food scarcity and hunger this holiday season, it is on all of us to help our fellow Americans overcome this challenge, writes Eric Cooper, CEO of the San Antonio Food Bank.


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Supporting American Indian and Alaska Native students affected by COVID-19

Since 2010, Wells Fargo has donated more than $6.4 million to American Indian Graduate Center to provide scholarships, support, and emergency COVID-19 funding to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.


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Saying ‘thanks’ could do $1 million of good

Use the #WFGivesThanks hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to show gratitude to an everyday hero or frontline worker and Wells Fargo will donate $5 per post (up to $1 million) to American Red Cross.


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Helping to provide meals to neighbors in need during the holidays

Wells Fargo is supporting more than 200 food banks this holiday season to help meet the sharp rise in hunger across our communities.


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‘Every act of generosity matters’

From acts of kindness to virtual volunteering to donating to charities, Wells Fargo employees kicked off a new year-round approach to service and giving during the Month of Action in September.


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Pandemic relief for the country music community

Wells Fargo grant allows Academy of Country Music to extend aid to musicians and others sidelined by COVID-19.


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Supporting Indian Country during the pandemic

Individual and corporate efforts are underway to address the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 in Indian Country. 


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Helping at-risk youth connect to their communities

Since 2017, Wells Fargo has supported the Conservation Corps of Long Beach in connecting young adults to their communities through work, service, education, and conservation.


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Spreading kindness to communities

Wells Fargo is adding kindness to its employee service and giving.


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Helping college students affected by COVID-19

Wells Fargo is launching the Student Impact Scholarship to provide $1 million in scholarships for students and families who need financial assistance due to COVID-19.


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‘We listened to the needs of the nonprofits’

To provide quick COVID-19 relief, Wells Fargo streamlined grant making reaching more than 4,400 nonprofits across all 50 states and 23 countries


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‘A labor of love’ to feed our communities

Wells Fargo has provided more than 153,000 packaged meals for nonprofits around the U.S. to help people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Mobile meals: Wells Fargo, Feeding America introduce Drive-Up Food Bank program

Wells Fargo parking lots become mobile food distribution centers this summer as the company teams with local food banks during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Class of 2020: ‘We were built for this’

High school and college graduates share messages of hope and resiliency amid uncertain times.


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Supporting the homeless population during COVID-19

Wells Fargo’s quick and flexible funding for nonprofits like N Street Village and Bethesda Cares helps support the homeless population during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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‘Veterans leaving the military often feel ill-equipped to handle the transition’

Viewpoints: As more veterans are exiting the military, more transitional programs are needed to support them, writes retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Leroy Sisco, Military Warriors Support Foundation’s founder and CEO.


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CEO: ‘Focused on building a stronger foundation for the company’

CEO Charlie Scharf introduces Wells Fargo’s recently released 2019 Corporate Responsibility Highlights report.


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Feeding health care workers and supporting small businesses

Wells Fargo provided a $10,000 grant to national nonprofit Big Sunday, enabling it to purchase meals from local restaurants to feed hospital employees in California.


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Supporting essential workers with needle and thread

Some Wells Fargo employees are putting in long hours away from work making protective face coverings to support health care workers and others in their local communities.


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Supporting COVID-19 relief efforts in our communities

Wells Fargo is donating $175 million to COVID-19 relief efforts, already supporting nearly 1,000 organizations.


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Wells Fargo helps World Central Kitchen feed first responders at NYC field hospital

The $1 million donation from Wells Fargo and Related Companies allows Chef José Andrés to provide thousands of meals for health care and other workers caring for COVID-19 patients. 


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Wells Fargo donates $100K for Tennessee tornado relief

The money will help rebuild storm-damaged Middle Tennessee communities that are also facing the COVID‑19 crisis.


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Making an impact in their communities: ‘It’s more than just the project’

Last year, Wells Fargo employees volunteered 1.9 million hours — read how they made an impact in their communities.


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Wells Fargo donates up to $6.25 million for coronavirus (COVID-19) response

The money will support relief efforts by the National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control, the International Medical Corps., and local communities.


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Keeping love alive after disaster strikes

After natural disasters, the stress of recovery can test the bonds of the strongest relationship. Here’s how one couple prevailed in the aftermath of a storm, and seven tips for recovering from a disaster.


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Providing a beacon to nonprofits

Wells Fargo’s suite of services includes products well-suited to the needs of nonprofits nationwide.


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Supporting our communities: Wells Fargo’s $455M impact

Wells Fargo funded nonprofits in 50 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and internationally in 2019 and launched a new philanthropic strategy to support housing affordability, small business growth, and financial health.


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Investing in students’ futures

With financial support from Wells Fargo, Scholarship America is backing veterans and people with disabilities as they pursue their college education.


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Continuing Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of citizen action

Wells Fargo U.S. team members are participating in nationwide activities and events to observe the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.


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Serving turkey with a side of hope and support

With support from Wells Fargo, the Los Angeles Mission continues fighting hunger and aiding Skid Row’s homeless community at its annual Thanksgiving celebration.


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Giving students a head start on financial education

Leah Johnson is using the financial lessons she learned at Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Teacher Quality and Retention Program Summer Institute to teach her fourth-grade students in Texas how to spend and save their money wisely.


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‘A new beginning’ for young adults in Washington, D.C.

The first cohort of graduates from nonprofit DC Central Kitchen's job training program are beginning their culinary careers, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.


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Thomas Rhett uses AMAs stage to rally fans in the fight to end hunger

With a special performance Nov. 24 at the 2019 American Music Awards and a day spent packing backpacks with food for kids facing hunger, the country music star joins Wells Fargo and Feeding America® to help communities in need.


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Feeding children around the world, from the heartland

Meals from the Heartland, a nonprofit in Iowa supported by Wells Fargo, provides millions of meals to people experiencing food insecurity throughout the U.S. and around the world.


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Holiday Food Bank to make spirits bright again in 2019

Through Dec. 31, Wells Fargo turns its bank branches into food banks and accepts donations through text and ATMs to help Feeding America® fight hunger.


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Repairing homes to honor and serve veterans

Army veteran Matt Burgess and the service dogs he trains with his nonprofit Freedom Fidos are the recipients of a new roof, kennel, and more, thanks to a grant to improve military homes throughout Georgia.


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Helping families from homelessness to independence

Wells Fargo team members donated time and money to renovate Hope Gardens Family Center, a program out of Union Rescue Mission that helps women and children devastated by homelessness.


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Rock the Block event revitalizes Philadelphia community

Thousands of Wells Fargo team members participated Sept. 20 in the company’s first Dedicated Day of Service, volunteering in their communities across the world.


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Creating a pocket park for a gateway neighborhood

Thousands of Wells Fargo team members participated Sept. 20 in the company’s first Dedicated Day of Service, volunteering in their communities across the world.


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Providing transportation and peace of mind for military families

Wells Fargo has donated more than $1 million to Military Warriors Support Foundation, helping military families receive payment-free vehicles and reach their financial goals.


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We’re still a bank — a food bank

Thousands of Wells Fargo team members participated Sept. 20 in the company’s first Dedicated Day of Service, volunteering in their communities across the world.


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Dedicating a day of service to help homeless youth in San Francisco

Thousands of Wells Fargo team members participated Sept. 20 in the company’s first Dedicated Day of Service, volunteering in their communities across the world.


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All hands on deck: Wells Fargo’s Dedicated Day of Service

Thousands of Wells Fargo team members participate in the first Dedicated Day of Service, volunteering in their communities across the world.


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United Way CEO: ‘When we come together, we can do amazing things to improve our communities’

Brian A. Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide, discusses partnering with and mobilizing the caring power of communities and organizations like Wells Fargo to advance the common good.


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A promise kept: Hope SF revitalizes distressed public housing

San Francisco’s Hope SF makes good on its word to revive public housing, increase housing affordability, and change lives — without displacing people along the way.


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Wells Fargo’s progress toward its $200 billion sustainable finance commitment

The company has provided $23 billion in its first year of financing sustainable businesses and projects through 2030, according to its 2018 Corporate Responsibility report.


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MLS WORKS Day of Service scores over 100,000 meals for central Florida nonprofit

Soccer stars, Wells Fargo team members, and other volunteers joined Wells Fargo and MLS WORKS, Major League Soccer's community outreach initiative, to fight hunger with Feeding Children Everywhere for the 2019 MLS WORKS Day of Service.


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Minnie’s Food Pantry: A source for food, hope, and encouragement

Wells Fargo CEO Allen Parker visits a North Texas food pantry that has served people in need for more than a decade.


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Making a greater community impact

Wells Fargo is concentrating its philanthropic power to help solve three critical issues: housing affordability, financial health, and small business growth.


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Helping the next generation of pilots take flight

Wells Fargo partners with Delta Air Lines to create new pathways for students to achieve aviation dreams.


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On a mission to reduce veteran underemployment

American Corporate Partners is a nationwide nonprofit combating veteran underemployment by pairing post-9/11 veterans with volunteer mentors from Fortune 500 companies like Wells Fargo.


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A brand-new car for a Purple Heart recipient

At the 2019 White House Correspondents’ Garden Brunch, retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Angela Morales-Biggs received a new, payment-free vehicle awarded through Military Warriors Support Foundation’s Transportation4Heroes program.


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Teaching job skills to rural Alaskan teens

In one of the most remote areas in North America, the Northwestern Alaska Career and Technical Center is equipping teens with the education and skills they need to thrive.


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VITA volunteers to the rescue this tax season

Hundreds of Wells Fargo team members like Mitch Van Horn are offering free tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which serves those with low- to moderate-incomes.


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Points of Light: Celebrating ‘the power of the best people’

During National Volunteer Week, nonprofit Points of Light honors extraordinary individuals for their efforts and impact, and recognizes the changing world of service and volunteerism.


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Adaptive sports champ Trevor Kennison: ‘Skiing makes me feel whole’

After a snowboarding accident left him paralyzed, Trevor Kennison was determined not to give up his passion. His recent Wells Fargo Ski Cup victory is one more milestone en route to the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games.


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How Philadelphia is protecting ‘children’s right to read’

More than 130 public and private organizations, including Wells Fargo, have come together to support Read by 4th, a citywide effort in Philadelphia to address on-track literacy.


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Engineering a better tomorrow

Today, Lily Sooklal is an engineer who designs and develops medical devices that aim to diagnose diseases, but as a student, APIA Scholars helped her on the path to her dreams.


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Providing more health providers in South Los Angeles

A new community medical group, supported by a $1 million grant from Wells Fargo, aims to help the “health care desert” in South Los Angeles.


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Conway Center revolutionizes affordable housing in Washington, D.C.

Simone Scott and her children are among the first residents of the Conway Center, an affordable housing development in Washington, D.C., that also provides job training, health care, and other resources, thanks to a grant from Wells Fargo.


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Planting seeds of inspiration

When Marge Cabasagan is not at work supporting Wells Fargo’s global operations in the Philippines, you will likely find her growing vegetables at a home for orphans and the elderly.


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A year of giving: Wells Fargo donates $444M to nearly 11,000 nonprofits in 2018

Wells Fargo continued its commitment to communities by increasing philanthropy and supporting affordable housing, small business, education, sustainability, and local issues.


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Exposing students to ‘what becoming an adult and having a job means’

Twenty college students are participating in the first Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program, receiving a full scholarship, leadership development, and other resources.


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Paradise not lost: Wells Fargo grant helps California communities rebuild after Camp Fire

Wells Fargo has increased its support for wildfire relief with a $3.25 million donation to the Butte Strong Fund, providing housing and small business recovery for those affected by the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California.


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More than 55 million plates filled

In a joint effort with Feeding America®, the 2018 Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank collected enough food and money to help provide more than 55.7 million meals throughout the nation.


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Now showing: The (neighborhood) transformers

As Maya Cinemas expands its effort to help revitalize Latino neighborhoods, the company continues to leverage the financing benefits of new markets tax credits.


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‘They had my back when I needed it’

After losing his home in the Northern California wildfires, Dan Cuniberti found support and assistance from his fellow Wells Fargo team members.


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Scout’s vision: Tiny home for homeless veteran

As part of his pursuit of the Eagle Scout rank, Boy Scout Tim Maron led a two-year effort to build a tiny home for a homeless military veteran — a project realized with the help of Wells Fargo.


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Battling a ‘mountain of hunger’ with every meal

A Georgia food bank that feeds thousands through its Kids Café and other programs is among those benefiting from Wells Fargo’s Holiday Food Bank.


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Providing American children and families with nourishment and strength

With support of civic-minded organizations like Wells Fargo, Feeding America helps hungry families put food on the table during the holidays and throughout the year.


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How the first Native American in space is inspiring students

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society is helping Native American students connect with STEM careers, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.


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It’s a boat! It’s a plane! It’s a Wells Fargo banker!

Wells Fargo's Nili Sundown travels thousands of miles each year — via plane, boat, and even snowmobile — to ensure her customers have the financial resources they need to survive the wilderness of rural Alaska.


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Holiday Food Bank is back for 2018

From Nov. 13 through Dec. 31, Wells Fargo branches will double as holiday food banks to collect food and donations in a joint effort with Feeding America® to fight hunger.


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Supporting the largest Habitat for Humanity development in Colorado

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is close to completing the largest Habitat development in the state of Colorado, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.


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Every 8 minutes, the American Red Cross responds to an emergency

From small house fires to multistate natural disasters, the American Red Cross goes wherever help is needed — ensuring individuals, families, and communities have clean water, safe shelter, and hot meals when they need them the most.


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New program to revitalize Washington, D.C., neighborhoods

Wells Fargo has launched Where We Live in collaboration with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and local organizations, investing more than $1.6 billion in Washington, D.C.


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Transforming inner-city youth — mind, body, and food literacy

For years, Success Through Self Academy has mentored and enriched the lives of inner-city children. Now the nonprofit looks to harness the transformative power of nutrition.


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‘Much more than a scholarship’

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund has found that its scholarship recipients excel when it offers mentorships, career opportunities, wellness coaching, and other support services.


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Jimmy Carter and Wells Fargo build ‘hope’ for Habitat homeowners

Sixty-five Wells Fargo team members joined former President Jimmy Carter, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, and other volunteers to build 22 Habitat for Humanity homes in Mishawaka, Indiana.


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Volunteering with the NFL player next door

Wells Fargo team member David Sapp partners with Super Bowl champion Malcolm Mitchell to share the magic of literacy.


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Where some go when there is no place to go

Men struggling with addiction are finding refuge at the Blanchet House, a nonprofit in Portland, Oregon, that vows it will ‘never give up’ on them.


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Nourishing a farming community

Team members in Des Moines, Iowa, feed their community with fresh produce from Wells Fargo’s giving garden.


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Atlanta nonprofits score when MLS All-Star Game comes to town

Wells Fargo and MLS WORKS, Major League Soccer’s community outreach initiative, teamed up to help four nonprofits in Atlanta as the city hosted the 2018 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target.


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Using cooking to fight poverty

Find out the many techniques D.C. Central Kitchen is using to fight poverty in the nation’s capital, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.


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Using all your senses to learn

Students from the National Federation of the Blind’s BELL Academy are learning Braille, banking, and other independent living skills to help prepare them for the future.


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Habitat for Humanity: Creating ‘a safer place to sleep at night’ for millions of people

For 40 years, Habitat has helped individuals and families improve their living conditions and shape a better future.


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Empowering Washington, D.C., residents through academic scholarships

The District of Columbia Housing Authority goes beyond its mission of ensuring affordable housing by providing its residents with opportunities to build self-sufficiency through tools like its Commitment to Excellence Scholarship Program.


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Augmented reality brings history to life

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is testing new ways for visitors to experience a personal connection to the families who lost their lives during the Holocaust.


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Deploying to missions with veterans

Wells Fargo kicked off its collaboration with The Mission Continues to empower veterans who have returned home through community service projects.


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$400 million — and more — for our communities

A new Wells Fargo report, ‘Living our Commitment,’ provides a comprehensive look at the company’s progress in corporate social responsibility and reinforces a pledge to donate more than $1 million a day to nonprofits this year.


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Giving back goes beyond the golf course

At tournament stops across the country, the PGA TOUR brings financial and economic support to local communities — and some pretty good golf, writes Andy Pazder, its chief tournament and competitions officer.


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Volunteers’ digital touch tells cancer nonprofit’s story

They are all friends and loved ones of people with cancer. They are also Wells Fargo data specialists who volunteered to help a pioneering cancer nonprofit tell its story.


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Supporting veterans back home

Wells Fargo team member Mike Micciche serves as a squad leader for Catch A Lift Fund, which helps wounded veterans regain their mental and physical health.


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Easter basket blitz brings smiles throughout the U.S.

Wells Fargo volunteers renewed a springtime tradition: delivering thousands of Easter baskets to children in hospitals, shelters, and other locations.


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Habitat volunteer builds home, finds unexpected friendship

Wells Fargo has reached its goal to build and improve 1,000 homes by 2020 more than two years early, thanks to volunteers like Sammie Griffin.


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Empowering students for their futures

UNCF’s scholarships and Empower Me Tour have helped students prepare for college and their careers, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.


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Building a better tomorrow through community service and corporate giving

Wells Fargo contributed $286.5 million to more than 14,500 nonprofits across the U.S. in 2017, and was named United Way Worldwide’s top workplace giving campaign for the ninth year in a row.


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From defending the U.S. to learning the ropes

Wells Fargo’s ApprenticeshipUSA program is helping veterans like Craig Biss gain the skills needed to succeed in high-demand civilian careers.


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Rolling foundry forges bell to honor veterans

Forged in front of onlookers at a state fair, the Spirit of Iowa Tribute Bell fulfilled years’ work to honor veterans and raise money for those in need.


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More than 433,800 meals served

The Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank, a joint effort with United Way, collected more than 251,000 pounds of food nationwide in just over a month during the holidays, bringing Wells Fargo team members and community members together to fight hunger in the U.S.


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‘I have a clearer head about what I want to do’

Will Donlow and hundreds of others have found better jobs and are positioned for success thanks to Save Our Sons, a workforce training program helping economically disadvantaged African American and other men in the St. Louis area.


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A home of their own

Dozens of people in the Minneapolis area, including Ana, a mother of three, have become homeowners thanks to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo.


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United Way — fighting hunger to build stronger communities

In more than 11,000 communities across the U.S., United Way works to improve the health, education, and financial stability of every person, including those without enough to eat.


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Mobile pantry helps students and families during holidays

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina works with high-poverty elementary schools in Charlotte, North Carolina, to distribute food ahead of the holiday break.


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Over 52,000 holiday meals — and counting

People from all over the country, including a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, are making donations to the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank.


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Changing lives ‘from the inside out’

Brandon Madrid is one of more than 1,700 students who has found success with BankWork$, a program that prepares individuals for financial services careers.


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Homeless no more: A friendship that turned a life around

The homeless shelter became David Williams’ springboard to a better life. He says a Wells Fargo volunteer helped him turn his life around.


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Warriors take their final expedition as a team

A team of military veterans with disabilities overcame personal and physical barriers through No Barriers USA’s Warriors to Summits Expeditions.


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Wells Fargo commits $50 million to American Indian/Alaska Native communities

Wells Fargo’s five-year financial commitment will primarily focus on environmental sustainability, economic empowerment, and diversity and social inclusion.


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Wells Fargo bank branches become holiday food banks

On #GivingTuesday, Wells Fargo kicks off a joint effort with United Way to fight hunger by collecting nonperishable food nationwide for food banks.


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When life gives you lemons, start your own business

Find out how creating a lemonade stand teaches kids about profit-making goals, serving customers, repaying investors — and giving back to their communities.


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In sync with Zac Brown to support veterans

Wells Fargo is teaming with Zac Brown to provide mortgage-free homes to veterans and help them transition to civilian careers.


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From military life to civilian life: Veterans discuss their transition

Military veteran members of the 2017 Warriors to Summits team discuss the difficulties transitioning to civilian careers.


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Working ‘miracles’ with baseball

Wells Fargo volunteer George Baskerville devotes hundreds of hours every year to bring baseball to kids with disabilities.


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Wells Fargo donates an additional $850,000 for California wildfire relief

Wells Fargo donates additional $850,000 for California wildfire relief


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Preparing blind and low-vision children to ‘live the lives they want’

Carlton Anne Cook Walker shares the importance of providing educational resources for blind and low-vision children as a path to a stronger adult workforce.


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Wells Fargo ने आपदा राहत के समर्थन के लिए $125,000 का दान दिया

Wells Fargo ने आपदा राहत के समर्थन के लिए $1,25,000 का दान दिया


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Ellen DeGeneres announces Wells Fargo’s additional funding for Puerto Rico

After a previous $200,000 donation, Wells Fargo is donating an additional $250,000 to support relief efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.


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Digital disaster relief: Banking technology helps communities recover

Wells Fargo’s ATMs have helped the American Red Cross deliver more than $7 million in disaster relief since 2007. New technology further speeds the help.


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Wells Fargo donates $575,000 to support disaster relief

$575,000 in donations will help relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Asia following natural disasters.


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Free money: How scholarships can offset the climbing cost of college tuition

Scholarship America’s president and CEO Robert C. Ballard shares tips to help high school seniors find the college scholarships that are right for them.


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How a dream turned into ‘life changing’ scholarships

Scholarship recipients have been able to attend college thanks to the Bay Area Gardeners Scholarship Foundation — which started with one man’s dream.


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Wells Fargo donates $1.1 million for Hurricane Irma relief

Wells Fargo is donating $1.1 million to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida and the Caribbean.


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Taking part in a ‘Military Makeover’

Wells Fargo’s military affairs program manager will join the CEO of Scholarship America to surprise a veteran on Military Makeover® TV show.


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Volunteers score a goal for Chicago nonprofits

Wells Fargo and MLS WORKS teamed up to help six nonprofits in Chicago — host of the 2017 Major League Soccer All-Star Game.


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Wells Fargo donates $1 million to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Wells Fargo is donating $1 million to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.


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Overcoming barriers together: The 2017 Warriors to Summits team

Meet some of the members of the 2017 No Barriers Warriors to Summits team, who recently completed their second expedition together.


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Supporting the ‘neighborhoods where we live and work’: Los Angeles spotlight

Wells Fargo is committed to supporting communities in the Los Angeles area.


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New video ads celebrate the ‘grit and determination of remarkable people’

A new Wells Fargo video series spotlights individuals who are working to make their communities better every day.


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Continuing her daughter’s fight for homeless children in Uganda

Wells Fargo team member Amy Cook started the McKinsey Foundation to honor her daughter’s memory and commitment to fighting homelessness in Uganda.


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Veterans begin journey to overcome barriers

Veterans with disabilities prepare to climb Mount Brooks in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska for the Warriors to Summits Expedition, sponsored by Wells Fargo.


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Transforming homes with skill and heart

A Georgia veteran and his wife watched as volunteers transformed their home during the 20th anniversary of the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation’s volunteer program.


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Changing lives, one future chef at a time

Josephine Cornacchia is one of many students who has received training and achieved her dream through The Culinary School at Eva’s Village.


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30 years of ‘Standing Together’

Wells Fargo celebrates 30 years of commitment to the LGBT community, including support for organizations like The Trevor Project, GLSEN®, Point Foundation, and SAGE.


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Turning dreams of college into reality

Scholarship America, one of several nonprofits Wells Fargo works with to provide scholarships and programs for students who dream of pursuing college degrees, recognized the company with a Dreams to Success award in May 2017.


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Improving 100 homes for military veterans

Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo have teamed up for a yearlong effort to improve the homes of veterans in nearly 30 communities across the U.S.


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Outside the bank, he’s the robot coach

As a volunteer FIRST Lego® League coach, Eric Borromeo of Wells Fargo Middle Market Banking shares his passion for robotics with the next generation.


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‘A foot in the door’ for aspiring bankers

BankWork$®, a free training program that helps adults in underserved communities prepare for careers in the financial services industry, is expanding to Philadelphia.


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If you build it, they will learn

Wells Fargo volunteers have been teaming up with REAL School Gardens to build outdoor education spaces for low-income elementary schools in Texas.


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Continuing our commitment to creating stronger communities

Jon Campbell, head of Government and Community Relations for Wells Fargo, shares the company’s progress toward its corporate social responsibility goals.


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Grant recipients make ‘meaningful impact on low-income communities’

Nonprofits in California, Arizona, and Nevada are better able to assist low-income individuals thanks to Wells Fargo and the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s AHEAD grant program.


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A team member’s passion for fighting cancer

Wells Fargo team member Donielle Deitz shares her personal mission to fight cancer through her volunteer efforts with the American Cancer Society.


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More than 80,000 Wells Fargo team members give back to their communities

As a company, Wells Fargo donated $281.3 million to nonprofits in 2016, while team members donated $98.87 million to causes close to their hearts.


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Mentoring helps scholarship students find path to success

Wells Fargo team members provide mentoring and other coaching to enhance the company’s support of UNCF and other education-based nonprofits.


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Kismet on the slopes

Forty-seven years ago, Hal O’Leary volunteered to teach children at a local hospital how to ski, giving a serendipitous start to a career as a pioneer for athletes with disabilities.


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Scholarships fight poverty with opportunity

A Wells Fargo scholarship program gives Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders the opportunity to pursue higher education.


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Kids realize that sight is not essential for success

Using all their other senses, blind and low-vision kids are learning life skills at NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy, with help from Wells Fargo.


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Accessible homes for wounded warriors

Disabled military veterans receive accessible homes, free of charge, through Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors and support from Wells Fargo.


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‘Holidays for Heroes’ cards inspired this veteran to give back

Lynette Jones, who served four tours of duty, benefitted from messages from the American Red Cross when she was overseas. Today, she serves veterans and her community through her webcasting company.


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‘The sky’s the limit’

A math tutoring company in California stays afloat — and expands nationally — thanks to help from a financial institution supported by Wells Fargo.


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From Soldier to CEO: Entrepreneurship lessons from the military

Through the support of Wells Fargo and two national nonprofits, veteran entrepreneurs are learning how to transition their military skills to the business world, and help fellow veterans along the way.


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Giving garden yields rich harvest for the hungry

A community “giving garden” on the Wells Fargo campus in West Des Moines, Iowa, yielded more than 1,600 pounds of fresh produce for area food banks in 2016.


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D.C. kids score through soccer, poetry, and more

More than 2,200 students in Washington, D.C., are becoming poet-athletes through Wells Fargo and D.C. United’s support of the DC SCORES after-school program.


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Veterans describe new battles on the home front

Participants in the No Barriers Warriors to Summits program for veterans with disabilities discuss challenges around financial education, finding sustainable housing, and career transition — the three focus areas of Wells Fargo’s commitment to service members, veterans, and their families.


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Wells Fargo ‘making a real difference,’ says United Way CEO

Wells Fargo and its thousands of team members are longtime supporters of the United Way, which is dedicated to improving lives by building stronger communities.


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Team members unite to support communities

Team members have used paid time off and Wells Fargo’s workplace Community Support Campaign as opportunities to roll up their sleeves and support the causes they care about most.


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Hispanic Scholarship Fund: ‘Continuing to pay it forward’

Helping Latino students go to college is about more than personal development — it’s also about economic empowerment, writes the CEO of a fund Wells Fargo supports.


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Teaming up to support veterans at concert tour stops

Zac Brown Band and Wells Fargo are recognizing military service members — and giving veterans a VIP experience — during stops on the band's summer concert tour.


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For ‘powerhouse’ volunteer, giving back is a way of life

From leading fundraisers to working with women in need, this Wells Fargo volunteer’s far-reaching charity work defines the spirit of giving in her Southern California community.


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At the fairground, Habitat homes rise from the ground up

A young family soon will have a Habitat for Humanity home to call its own — and a story about thousands watching it take shape while visiting the Indiana State Fair.


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At the ATM, one good deed leads to another

After she returned some cash found at an ATM, a good Samaritan’s employer received a $3,000 donation to advance its work providing services to senior adults.


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When horseback riding is as therapeutic as it is thrilling

This family knows from long experience the value that therapeutic horseback riding can bring to people with disabilities.


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Returning a neighborhood to its place in the sun

In a century-old community, decaying houses and the local pool are springing back to life with help from Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo.


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As disease spreads, researchers hope to give peaches a chance

Peach growers all over the Southeast are hopeful that Clemson University researchers (funded in part by Wells Fargo) can cure a root disease affecting their crops.


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‘Passion and commitment’ intersect with expertise

Volunteers work with the Grameen Foundation’s Bankers without Borders to help microfinance groups reach small businesses in Manila and Dubai.


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Creating economic opportunities for Latinas

In Northern California, a nonprofit group called Prospera is helping Latinas set up their own eco-friendly cleaning companies.


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Wells Fargo: Committed to creating stronger communities

Wells Fargo’s Jon Campbell outlines the company’s new priorities for corporate social responsibility — focusing on diversity and inclusion, economic empowerment, and environmental sustainability.


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Slam dunk! Basketball as a teaching tool

In Des Moines, Iowa, Wells Fargo and the Harlem Globetrotters team up to provide an important financial literacy lesson to young students.


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Got taxes? Volunteers can help file them

It’s tax time, and team members are volunteering to provide free tax help for low- to moderate-income households through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.


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Delivering baskets of hope — and goodies — at Easter

Wells Fargo volunteers renew a springtime tradition: Delivering thousands of Easter baskets to children in hospitals, shelters, and other locations.


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Where rough streets rule, revitalization now resides

Wells Fargo is joining residents and community groups in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood to improve economic stability, underperforming schools, and access to affordable health care.


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Ski Cup showcases big hearts and even bigger skills

Whoosh! Colorado’s National Sports Center for the Disabled boosts athletes at its annual ski event and through other activities all year long.


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Time and money: A record year of giving

In 2015, Wells Fargo team members recorded 1.86 million hours of volunteering in local communities and donated a total of $98.8 million to nonprofits.


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When a kind gesture says, ‘We care’

Tasonia Hendrix remembers how her teammates and Wells Fargo responded with care and concern when her mother was being rushed to the hospital with a stroke.


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Philadelphia dedicates mural signed by Pope Francis

A mural artist used a paint-by-numbers approach — and more than 2,700 volunteers — to create Philadelphia’s latest public artwork, commemorating Pope Francis’ visit in September.


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Serving up food, song, and warmth to nourish L.A.’s homeless

Hundreds of volunteers joined celebrity chefs to prepare and serve a Thanksgiving meal for the LA Mission, feeding 3,500 homeless people.


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Library comes to life in the Philippines

A Wells Fargo team member from Washington state collected 12,000 books and filled a library at a school in her native Philippines.


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Former homeless find their voice, new direction in veterans choir

Veterans in the “New Directions” choir will share their inspiring message while performing during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rose Parade


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Wartime tail, part 2: Finding U.S. homes for orphaned dogs

A connection made in a war zone continues as two friends provide homes for two dogs from the same litter that were orphaned in Amman, Jordan.


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Celebrating Diwali with the gift of a smile

Wells Fargo is marking the most-observed holiday in Asian Indian culture — Diwali — by donating $50,000 to a nonprofit that provides cleft palate surgeries for children and young adults in India.


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Volunteers ‘get their geek on’ to refurbish computers for students

Wells Fargo volunteers refurbished 230 computers for students in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to help bridge the digital divide.


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Veteran: ‘He’s a good companion who has my back’

The Marine veteran who received Dean, a service animal trained by a Wells Fargo team member, says the dog “gave me my life back.”


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Wells Fargo team members put donations behind their volunteer support

Team members pledged $69.7 million to nonprofits — and volunteered more than 300,000 hours — during the 2015 Community Support Campaign. The annual event takes place each September.


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Reaching new heights: Wounded veterans climb to honor and to heal

A team of wounded veterans embarked on an expedition through No Barriers Warriors to Summits to climb Wyoming’s tallest mountain in honor of those who died on Sept. 11, 2001 — and to overcome challenges complicating their lives.


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Film inspires young minds to hope of college

A documentary film called “First Generation” is opening the eyes of young people who aim to be the first in their families to graduate from college.


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An evening of learning and inspiration for Southern California veterans

Veterans in Orange County are better equipped to handle financial matters thanks to an ongoing effort involving several organizations.


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From disaster to comeback: Nonprofits boost devastated communities

After working to find housing for people faced with natural catastrophes, nonprofit housing counselors discuss lessons they learned from Hurricane Katrina and other disasters.


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Keep on climbing: Wounded veterans take on new challenge

A year after summiting California’s Mount Whitney as part of Soldiers to Summits, three wounded veterans came together to take on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain.


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Serving veterans, one paw at a time

The Puppy Jake Foundation in Iowa provides injured veterans with trained service dogs — and a local Wells Fargo team member is helping out.


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Saying ‘cheese’ to support childhood literacy

With a touch of a screen and a smile, Philadelphia residents helped Wells Fargo support a citywide effort to increase the number of fourth-graders reading at grade level by 2020.


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Mountain of support helps veteran move beyond his past

As part of the 2015 Warriors to Summits team of wounded veterans, Wells Fargo’s Kyle Miller joins other veterans in doing ‘things they didn’t think were possible.’


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Zac Brown Band shows support for Warriors to Summits veterans

Zac Brown Band met with the Warriors to Summits team of wounded veterans to talk about difficulties they face in transitioning to civilian life.


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New Phoenix ToolBank will provide lift to volunteer efforts

A Wells Fargo volunteer spent four years (and thousands of volunteer hours) bringing a tool-lending organization to Phoenix — and now nonprofits can borrow an array of tools at a minimal cost.


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Adventurers reach deep for ‘something life changing’

More than 800 people facing different forms of adversity — from a disability to a cancer diagnosis — came together in Utah to find community and overcome barriers.


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A little training, and Goodwill, go a long way for job hunters

Using a focused curriculum, a Goodwill Easter Seals program in Minnesota has found success, and jobs, for prospective financial services employees.


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Backpacks full of food fill hungry kids’ stomachs in summer

Second Harvest Food Bank feeds hungry kids in North Carolina and South Carolina through its backpack program — with help from Wells Fargo volunteers.


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Community replenishes food for homeless children

Thieves stole thousands of meals destined for homeless kids in Santa Ana, California — but then a community sprang into action to aid Grandma’s House of Hope.


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Montana museum reaches (and teaches) kids

Dinosaur bones! Volcanoes! Children in Montana get up-close learning opportunities at the Museum of the Rockies, which features summer camps for kids, school group visits, and more.


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Teens helping kids (and everyone learns something)

What started as an after-school club is now a student-run nonprofit in Sacramento, California, that gives teenagers the chance to help younger kids — and learn life lessons in the process.


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Reaching kids with special needs — through skateboarding!

Going fast, taking risks, having fun: Kids who might not otherwise get these experiences are skateboarding with the help of a nonprofit (started by a Wells Fargo team member) in Sacramento, California.


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Once an abandoned lot, walking trail revives a community

The community of West Modesto, California, raised more than $1 million to transform an abandoned, hazardous strip of land used by children as a shortcut to get to school into a much-loved and much-used walking trail.


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‘A place to call home’ for the chronically homeless

McCreesh Place provides housing for the homeless in Charlotte, North Carolina — including a garden where residents and volunteers grow vegetables to supplement meals.


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Cycling for fitness, camaraderie — and new cancer treatments

Stationary bikers raise money to fund research for rare cancers and to honor loved ones by participating in Cycle for Survival.


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Preparing garden space and sowing seeds for learning — all in a day!

Volunteers spent one day topping a pergola, preparing beds, and sowing seeds so a Texas elementary school can have a hands-on learning garden.


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Classroom volunteer welcomes immigrants with time — and heart

Volunteering weekly at the Chinese Education Center in San Francisco, George Cruys helps young immigrants get their start in the U.S.


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Volunteers appreciate global opportunity to help fight poverty

Global Fellows from Wells Fargo in 2015 worked on projects to help the poor, including a team member who saw lives transformed during his time in India.


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What the right ‘spark’ in middle school can ignite

Some California eighth-graders are working with a nonprofit and business community mentors to reinforce the link between classroom and career.


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Committed to fighting hunger with good food

A Wells Fargo Business Banking relationship manager in Colorado spends countless volunteer hours feeding the hungry — making sure to include fresh produce that otherwise might go to waste.


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Skiers with disabilities conquer slopes at Wells Fargo Ski Cup

The Wells Fargo Ski Cup celebrates its 40th anniversary at Winter Park Resort Feb. 20–22 as skiers with disabilities again conquer mountains through sport.


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Hospital shows it’s got heart

A local nonprofit auctions off heart sculptures to raise money for San Francisco General Hospital — and Wells Fargo contributes to the cause.


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Creating hope for the homeless

To serve homeless kids in western North Carolina, a part-time Wells Fargo teller puts his passion for volunteerism to work through a nonprofit he started.


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Where football interceptions turn into cash — for kids!

The “Picks for Kids” program donates $1,000 to the Children’s of Alabama hospital every time a football player for Auburn University or the University of Alabama makes an interception.


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Safe haven for kids in a troubled neighborhood

A new teen center in the Lenox-Camden apartment complex provides kids with a safe place for homework and video games in their South End Boston neighborhood.


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6 tips to jump-start your volunteer efforts

A novel New Year’s resolution taught a Wells Fargo team member in Sacramento, California, six valuable lessons about volunteering.


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‘Stuff the Stagecoach’ food drive helps fight hunger

Tucson residents joined KOLD-TV and Wells Fargo to stuff a stagecoach with holiday donations for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.


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New Yorkers work around the clock to fight hunger

City Harvest’s Repackathon brought in 300 volunteers to sort produce and canned goods into family-sized boxes to feed hungry families during the holidays.


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‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ and Wells Fargo spread holiday cheer to teacher

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and Wells Fargo surprised a teacher and her students in Quincy, Massachusetts, with gifts and more as part of the show’s “12 Days of Giveaways.”


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For these artists, home is where the art is

Jac Flats is an affordable housing complex in Minneapolis that was developed by nonprofit Artspace and provides artists with a place to live, create, and belong.


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‘Protector and companion’ helps veteran overcome PTSD

A donated service dog is helping a former combat driver — who spent nearly two years in Iraq — get the support she needs to heal.


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Holiday tradition supports the homeless

Each holiday season, volunteers help prepare food, serve meals, and hand out blankets, tarps, slippers, socks, and toys for 3,000 homeless people at the Los Angeles Mission.


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Volunteers feed a need in struggling California town

Two Wells Fargo team members responded to the economic downturn in Vallejo, California, by starting a food pantry that serves those struggling in their community.


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Renovations breathe new life into homes and communities

On a street just west of Chicago, the sound of drills and hammers means a home is being renovated before sale — creating ‘a sense of positive excitement.’


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More than a walk in the park: AIDS event raises millions

AIDS Walk San Francisco draws an increasing number of Wells Fargo team members as participants — many with personal reasons to walk.


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Providing ‘Bright Beginnings’ for young students

A joint effort involving the YMCA, Target, and volunteers in Richmond, Virginia, outfits students with clothes and school supplies.


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Wartime tail: Nonprofit reunites soldiers with dogs

An Afghan kuchi named Poptart and more than 700 other animals are building new lives with their battle buddies through The Puppy Rescue Mission.


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Volunteer honoree inspires kids through soccer

The winner of a Major League Soccer volunteer award uses his winnings to support an organization that inspires kids in Canada to triumph over adversity.


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Wounded veterans reach the mountaintop, overcome barriers

Many small steps can result in one huge accomplishment for those who take on the challenge of climbing Mt. Whitney.


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Why they walk, run, and race for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

See why the month resonates deeply with so many Wells Fargo team members.


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Meals in minutes to ‘Stop Hunger Now’

The Wells Fargo Advisors campus in St. Louis became a food factory for 75 minutes as 500 Wells Fargo volunteers packed 100,000 meals for Stop Hunger Now. A gong sounded for every 10,000 meals packed.


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Helping children flourish in a fun, safe place

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco works with kids in a variety of ways to put them on a path to a successful life.


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Breast cancer fundraiser fights disease with a few good laughs

What was started in Charlotte in 2002 by a Wells Fargo team member has grown into a successful fundraiser in nine U.S. cities.


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Adults with disabilities find meaningful work at Desert Arc

A California nonprofit provides employment opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities, including fulfilling book orders for Wells Fargo volunteers.


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Make-A-Wish princess becomes rodeo royalty

Alyssa Kalb of Foresthill, Calif., put 18 months of chemotherapy behind her to become a Make-A-Wish princess at the Folsom, Calif., Pro Rodeo.


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Pennsylvania angler wins national ‘community hero’ contest

NBC’s TODAY show and Wells Fargo surprised Dale Ortmann of Manorville, Pennsylvania, with $50,000 and top honors in the Small Acts, Big Impact contest.


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Wounded veterans complete their mission to climb Mt. Whitney

After months of preparation, a group of wounded veterans reached the summit of Mt. Whitney — a metaphor for their effort to overcome barriers to living lives of purpose and potential.


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D.C. nonprofit aids in fueling (and feeding) the community

After immigrating to the U.S., a husband and wife from Ethiopia took out a loan from a nonprofit, opened a restaurant, and are enjoying huge results.


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Oh my! Lions, tigers, and learning at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Summer camps at the Milwaukee County Zoo give kids an up-close view of nature, and a Wells Fargo grant extends the opportunity to some who otherwise might never experience it.


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Emerging Scholars grad: Clemson program changed my life

Accounting major Nekedra Moore explains how the Emerging Scholars program of Clemson University is boosting academics in three poor South Carolina counties.


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Clemson creates college-going culture with Emerging Scholars

College admissions — and hopes — are on the rise in some of South Carolina’s poorest counties because of Clemson University’s Emerging Scholars program.


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Returning land to Alaska Natives

Wells Fargo is donating a piece of treasured land near Anchorage, Alaska, to the Native Village of Eklutna, a group of Alaska Natives.


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Camp offers safe haven for kids affected by HIV

A longtime Wells Fargo volunteer used a special paid leave to continue helping a summer camp in Oregon that serves children affected by HIV/AIDS.


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Challenger baseball hits home run for special needs kids

Inspired by his son, a Wells Fargo team member takes Challenger baseball to youngsters with disabilities in the Pacific Northwest.


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Wounded veterans reaching new heights through life-changing climb

A team of veterans strives to overcome mental and physical barriers as they prepare to climb California’s 14,505-foot Mount Whitney in September.


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Small town, broad horizons for students in rural Alaska

Students in the Alaska community of King Salmon, with a population fewer than 900, learn that the variety of careers available to them probably is larger than they think.


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A working vacation: Building homes in Zambia

Nine team members spent a week in southern Africa building two homes and getting to know a community and its residents.


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Volunteer ‘blitz’ events make an impact on communities

All over the U.S., Wells Fargo volunteers identify local needs and then come together in a big way to make a lasting impact.


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Spreading smiles, and support, among China’s elderly

To show their community support, Wells Fargo team member volunteers in Shanghai and Beijing spend time with seniors — providing entertainment and sharing meals.


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Jordan River conservation effort flows from trash to triumph

What started as a small cleanup by volunteers grew into the first “Get Into the River” festival to conserve the Jordan River in Utah’s Salt Lake Valley.


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Ride to remember: Cycling for AIDS research and more

For Mark Baumli, the AIDS/LifeCycle Bike Ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles is more than just a fundraiser — it’s a chance to honor friends.


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Empowering girls on the golf course

Forty young members of Healthy Girls Save the World, a North Carolina nonprofit, cheered on the golf pros at the Women’s U.S. Open.


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Student art enhances space on walls as well as love for craft

On display: 24 pieces of art created by high school students now grace three office building lobbies in suburban Chicago.


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Supporting veterans employment through scholarships

Wells Fargo supports the Veterans Employment Initiative at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, N.C., which provides scholarships and career services.


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Planting seeds — and change — in a California community garden

Quesada Gardens was started as a way to breathe new life into a San Francisco community, and bring neighbors together. It has achieved that — and more.


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In mentoring a teenager, volunteer comes full circle

A Wells Fargo team member who was a “little” with Big Brothers Big Sisters now volunteers as a “big,” mentoring a teenager in Houston.


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Wounded veterans train for Soldiers to Summits mission

The Soldiers to Summits mission —sponsored by Wells Fargo — challenges wounded vets to rebuild their lives by scaling a mountain later in 2014. Watch their recent preparations.


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‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ gift surprises teacher

New Hampshire first-grade teacher Amanda Eaton was surprised with a gift from Wells Fargo in an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” May 29.