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January 23, 2015

Grant leads to anti-bullying program for LGBT youths in Maryland

A $10,000 Wells Fargo grant to FreeState Legal Project helped start an LGBT anti-bullying outreach program in schools.
January 13, 2015

Contest winners pay it forward with winnings

For the winners of Wells Fargo’s “What Makes a Home” contest, winning meant more than just being able to pay down their mortgage. All of them used some of their winnings to give back to their communities.
January 9, 2015

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.
Wolf’s Barbecue is part of a Main Street renewal in  Marion, Virginia
Your Success
January 8, 2015

Boot camp for businesses helps them pop up — and stay up

The highlands community of Marion, Virginia, has a thriving downtown again because of the “Pop Up” Marion Boot camp that’s launched 19 small businesses.
Veteran Dominic Perrotte was surprised with a mortgage-free home at the 126th Rose Parade. Our Values
January 2, 2015

Rose Parade inspiration: Veteran receives new home

Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation donated a mortgage-free home to veteran Dominic Perrotte at a Rose Parade ceremony.
A Boston teen center is a safe haven for kids.
Our Communities
December 30, 2014

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.
Melanie Tillotson made a resolution to volunteer every week for a year.
December 26, 2014
Our Communities

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.
Wells Fargo community food bank drive team in Tucson Arizona
December 23, 2014
Our Communities

‘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.
New Yorkers work around the clock to fight hunger
December 23, 2014
Our Communities

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.
Massachusetts teacher Julie Patel gets a check for $25,000 on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
December 18, 2014
Our Values

‘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.”
Wells Fargo’s Technology Banking group helped Strata Solar in North Carolina move from small installations to utility-scale solar “farms.”
December 18, 2014
Your Success

Technology bankers’ expertise helps propel solar company

With the help of Wells Fargo’s Technology Banking group, Strata Solar in North Carolina has moved from small installations to utility-scale solar “farms.”
An Idaho entrepreneur turned his innovation into Franklin Sensors
December 16, 2014
Your Success

Perfecting a common construction tool leads to a thriving business

An Idaho entrepreneur turned his innovation into Franklin Sensors, a company that employs 45 people and delivers stud finders across the world.