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Wells Fargo team member Angela Hale-Walls helps repair the home of Yolanda Williams during the Wells Fargo Dedicated Day of Service. (2:48)

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.

October 23, 2019

Providing more than 100 volunteers and a $40,000 donation, Wells Fargo helped revitalize a neighborhood in north Philadelphia Sept. 20 as part of the company’s first Dedicated Day of Service.

Team members helped repair facades, paint, weed, and landscape 50 homes over three city blocks. These efforts not only gave the homes a facelift, but made them safer and restored value to help home owners fight gentrification.

Four people wearing red Wells Fargo Volunteers T-shirts are standing on a sidewalk pushing against fencing that they are repairing.
Two men wearing red Wells Fargo Volunteers T-shirts work together on a fence.
A man in a red Wells Fargo Volunteers T-shirt is sitting on a porch working on a railing. Two men wearing purple stand on the street in front of him helping.
A group of individuals are gathered outside of a house working on various repairs, including painting and repairing the railing.
Wells Fargo volunteers build a fence on North Marston Street in Philadelphia. Photo credit: Jennifer Donaldson
Wells Fargo volunteers rebuild a resident’s fence at a Rock the Block event during the company’s first Dedicated Day of Service.
Jordan Ferrarini of Trades for a Difference shows Zykai Gibbs the proper way to strip a rod iron rail.
Wells Fargo volunteers paint the front of a home on North Marston Street.

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