Pennsylvania


Small Business

‘A dope vision’ comes to life in a West Philly food desert

Imperial Caribbean & Seafood restaurant, which opened during the pandemic, is now a community staple, thanks to the community revitalization efforts of the People’s Emergency Center and Wells Fargo.


Small Business

Helping Pennsylvania small business owners make a way during the pandemic

Through its Open for Business Fund and the Paycheck Protection Program, Wells Fargo is continuing to support small businesses in Pennsylvania with the capital and resources they need to make a way to stay open, day after day.


Housing

Taking on the challenges for Hispanic homebuying amid COVID-19

Hispanics led the U.S. out of the Great Recession, but may face stronger headwinds in the COVID-19 crisis. Wells Fargo advances its commitment to Hispanic homeownership.


Volunteering & Giving

‘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.


Small Business

Philadelphia’s funky, eclectic, making-old-things-cool-again shop

With five locations across Philadelphia and more than 60,000 Instagram followers, Mike Supermodel’s variety store Jinxed has cornered the nostalgia market in a modern way.


Volunteering & Giving

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.


History

How American women in the 1700s ran their businesses

When women in early America needed access to credit and payment tools, they turned to the Bank of North America in Philadelphia, America’s first commercial bank, and today Wells Fargo.


History

‘A pioneer’ in international banking: Birtan Aka

In the late 1960s, Birtan Aka became the first female banking officer to represent a U.S. bank overseas, working in Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.


History

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.