Stories about: California
From fighting slavery to public service: Mifflin Gibbs
Mifflin Wistar Gibbs lived a life of service and activism. As he fought to end slavery, served as a politician for change, and became a successful African American business owner in Gold Rush California, Wells Fargo was there to help in his pursuits.
Nearly 20,000 homeowners created through LIFT programs since 2012
Wells Fargo has invested more than $442 million in 67 NeighborhoodLIFT® program launches in support of sustainable housing, making it the single largest corporate philanthropic effort of its kind in the company’s history.
Diversity & Inclusion
5M and counting: The state of Latino-owned businesses in the U.S.
U.S. Latino-owned businesses like J & J Artificial Limb and Brace are growing. A new report from the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative, partially funded by Wells Fargo, examines the trends among business owners.
Volunteering & Giving
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.
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.
Financial Advisor Fritz Glasser of Wells Fargo Advisors flies patients to treatment appointments and more as a volunteer pilot for Angel Flight West.
Business to Business
For the love of wine and family
Over the course of 100 years and four generations, the family behind San Antonio Winery has built a legacy of overcoming obstacles and embracing innovation to become one of the wine industry’s most awarded brands.