Creating financial victories on the homefront
Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation help veterans build financial stability with mortgage-free homes and mentorship.
Wells Fargo is committed to empowering military communities to effectively navigate life’s transitions, achieve ongoing career and financial success, and positively impact their community.
Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation help veterans build financial stability with mortgage-free homes and mentorship.
As the U.S. celebrates Veterans Day, Wells Fargo highlights how the company is easing veterans’ transition to civilian life and strengthening communities.
With two job promotions in two years, a National Guardsman is among the veterans benefiting from the Boots to Banking career boot camp.
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.
With financial support from Wells Fargo, Scholarship America is backing veterans and people with disabilities as they pursue their college education.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative is connecting veterans, service members, and military spouses with meaningful employment opportunities.
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.
Years after returning from war, veteran Clint Romesha finally feels truly at home. He is the first Medal of Honor recipient to receive a mortgage-free home from Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation.
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.
With Wells Fargo’s support, Doug Mellum’s delivery company keeps growing and creating more opportunities to help veterans and honor his dad’s WWII legacy.
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.
From sending care packages to sharing money management tips for financial health, Wells Fargo Volunteer of the Year Betsy Feeser is serving — and supporting — fellow military spouses.
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.
A dedicated team is working with service members to translate their military experience into new careers at Wells Fargo.
As a Naval helicopter pilot, Ray Hufnagel was responsible for transporting his fellow service members during military missions. Today, his company Plastic Express safely moves billions of pounds of plastic resin across the U.S. every year, with support from Wells Fargo banker and fellow veteran Jay Hong.
Wells Fargo team member and Air Force veteran Chanty Clay uses her experience transitioning to civilian life and Ph.D. to mentor other veterans as they adjust to life after the military.
Wells Fargo supports military team members who are still currently serving, like Lynette Hoke, and builds relationships with groups like Zac Brown Band to help ease the transition for military members and veterans when they return from service.
Lt. Col. Linda Craven shares how she has successfully transitioned to civilian life — and found a supportive culture — while working at Wells Fargo.
Now in its 11th year, Hire Heroes USA continues to transform the landscape of veteran employment with a steadily evolving suite of services for job seekers and the employers that want to hire them.
As fatherhood and military retirement approach, a Wells Fargo team member climbs to the highest peak in the lower 48 states for new perspectives.
Learn how Senior Master Sgt. and Wells Fargo team member George Valencia felt supported during his deployment as a reservist — and how Wells Fargo is continuing its pledge of support.
Wells Fargo kicked off its collaboration with The Mission Continues to empower veterans who have returned home through community service projects.
In honor of Father’s Day, here are some of the inspiring fathers we’ve featured on Wells Fargo Stories.
Michael Wakefield shares his experience as a Wells Fargo stagecoach driver — and how he feels supported in the company’s inclusive environment.
Athena Emerson, who became a first-time homeowner late in life, is “the perfect example” of Wells Fargo’s efforts to boost African American homeownership.
Lynette Hoke works at Wells Fargo — and serves in the Air National Guard. In this audio Q&A, she shares her experience transitioning from military to civilian life.
U.S. Army veteran Bobby Henline was awarded a mortgage-free home in Sanford, North Carolina, thanks to financial support and volunteer efforts from Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation.
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.
Wells Fargo’s ApprenticeshipUSA program is helping veterans like Craig Biss gain the skills needed to succeed in high-demand civilian careers.
Forged in front of onlookers at a state fair, the Spirit of Iowa Tribute Bell was the fulfillment of several years’ work to honor veterans and raise money for those in need.
Wells Fargo will celebrate a small business owner, a military veteran, and a team member during the 2018 Rose Parade on Jan. 1 in Pasadena, California.
Members of the 2017 No Barriers Warriors to Summits team faced grizzly bears, sleet, and other difficult conditions as they embarked on their final expedition together.
William “Hutch” Hutchison, a former Air Force fighter pilot, is navigating the cybersecurity business these days as head of SimSpace, a veteran-owned business chosen for Wells Fargo’s Startup Accelerator program.
For the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces, returning to civilian life can pose many unique challenges. Programs like Homes4WoundedHeroes are helping veterans re-acclimate to life back home.
A Wells Fargo grant is helping a Grammy award-winning artist continue to support the troops at Camp Southern Ground.
A Wells Fargo historian explains how the company helped with financial and transportation needs during World War I — and how the end of the war led to a national holiday.
Military veterans who participated in the 2017 Warriors to Summits expedition discuss difficulties they have experienced in transitioning to the civilian workforce.
Wells Fargo’s military affairs program manager will join the CEO of Scholarship America® to surprise a veteran on Military Makeover® airing on Lifetime TV.
Meet some of the members of the 2017 No Barriers Warriors to Summits team. The team recently completed their second training expedition together.
A new Wells Fargo video series celebrates the triumph of the human spirit over adversity and spotlights individuals who are working to make their communities better every day.
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.
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.
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.
The Veteran Employment Transition program offers on-the-job experience and learning opportunities for military veterans transitioning to civilian work.
Wells Fargo donated mortgage-free homes to two veterans and payment-free vehicles to two others at events during two PGA golf tournaments.
For the 17th straight year, DiversityInc magazine has ranked Wells Fargo among the top-rated companies for diversity and inclusion — and this year the company enters the top 10.
The winners of a national design competition saw their ideas come to life in a Memphis, Tennessee, home that was renovated to include accommodations to ensure livability for a local veteran.
A Wells Fargo historian shares the stories of Col. George S. Roberts and Lt. Col. James A. Walker, two former team members who were part of the famous Tuskegee Airmen.
Disabled military veterans receive accessible homes, free of charge, through Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors and support from Wells Fargo.
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.
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.
A Wells Fargo banker in Sacramento, California, George S. Roberts previously was a Tuskegee Airman in the 1940s — and a military pilot for more than 20 years.
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.
Years after his Purple Heart was stolen, an Iraq War veteran gets a replacement medal — thanks in part to a nonprofit that had worked with Wells Fargo to provide him a home in 2015.
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.
Large companies like Wells Fargo are hiring more people with disabilities, but advocates gathering at an industry conference see there is still more work to do.
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.
Easing minds: Wells Fargo’s Military Property Care Program for team members helps service members by providing lawn care services for their families back home.
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.
From the homeless in North Carolina to the unemployed in Alaska, individuals and families are better off thanks to a Priority Markets effort aimed at neighborhood revitalization.
Sponsoring the 2016 Warriors to Summits expedition is only one way to support veterans. A Wells Fargo team member explores the many ways the company extends a hand — and has for more than 160 years.
An a cappella choir of veterans — who also will appear with Wells Fargo at the 2016 Rose Parade on New Year’s Day — surprised customers and team members at Los Angles banking stores with songs and roses.
Wells Fargo’s spotlight during the 127th Rose Parade Jan. 1, 2016, shines on the issue of veteran homelessness in the U.S.
Veterans in the “New Directions” choir will share their inspiring message while performing during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rose Parade.
Two veterans injured in Afghanistan recently stood together at a Veterans Day Parade in San Francisco to celebrate their new homes donated by Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation.
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.
A veteran suffering from PTSD is healing now in the mountains of North Carolina — and recently received a new truck through a program sponsored by Wells Fargo.
A surfer in San Diego is among the veterans who have found homes in recent years, with the help of Wells Fargo.
The Marine veteran who received Dean, a service animal trained by a Wells Fargo team member, says the dog “gave me my life back.”
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.
Veterans in Orange County are better equipped to handle financial matters thanks to an ongoing effort involving several organizations.
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.
The Puppy Jake Foundation in Iowa provides injured veterans with trained service dogs — and a local Wells Fargo team member is helping out.
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.’
Zac Brown Band met with the Warriors to Summits team of wounded veterans to talk about difficulties they face in transitioning to civilian life.
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.
The 2015 Warriors to Summits team of wounded veterans is training to climb Gannett Peak in Wyoming — and building skills to help deal with issues in their civilian lives.
A Wells Fargo team member spent one year of military leave with the U.S. Army Reserves and returned with enhanced skills that serve her team well.
Brian Poole retired from the Army after 21 years and offers tips for veterans making the transition to civilian life — as well as suggestions for managers hiring veterans.
Wells Fargo’s Military Banking call center focuses solely on helping members of the military with their unique financial needs.
Vietnam War veteran Isaac Walters turned his life around a decade ago and late last year fulfilled a lifelong dream of home ownership — thanks in part to Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT® down payment assistance program.
Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation donated a mortgage-free home to veteran Dominic Perrotte at a Rose Parade ceremony.
A donated service dog is helping a former combat driver — who spent nearly two years in Iraq — get the support she needs to heal.
“One less thing for us to do” is how a mom in Maryland describes Wells Fargo’s program to help take care of yard work while team members’ spouses are deployed.
A U.S. Navy SEAL veteran and his family are enjoying their California home, donated by Wells Fargo, thanks in part to mentoring designed to ensure his success as a homeowner.
An Afghan kuchi named Poptart and more than 700 other animals are building new lives with their battle buddies through The Puppy Rescue Mission.
Many small steps can result in one huge accomplishment for those who take on the challenge of climbing 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.
Sumando cada pequeño esfuerzo estos veteranos llegan a la cima de Mt. Whitney.
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.
A new Wells Fargo program provides lawn care and snow removal services for team members whose military orders take them (or their spouse or domestic partner) away from home
Wells Fargo supports the Veterans Employment Initiative at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, N.C., which provides scholarships and career services.
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.
Former Navy wife Amy Savicky-Injaian draws on her Wells Fargo experience to share four ways employers can support military spouses and put them at ease.