Monday, April 14, 2014

MCC Platinum Partner Wells Fargo Reveals 2013 Contributions of Over $11 Million in New York State

New York, N.Y., April 2, 2014– Wells Fargo announced today that its contributions to New York State non-profits totaled $11.1 million in 2013, an increase from the $10.6 million awarded in 2012. There were 843 grants awarded to support non-profits involved in such areas as community development, education, health and human services, arts and culture and environmental initiatives. Additionally, Wells Fargo team members contributed 19,200 volunteer hours to help their neighborhoods and communities succeed.

“Wells Fargo’s philanthropy is about investing in the future of the communities where our team members and customers live and work," said Joe Kirk, Wells Fargo’s New York and Connecticut regional president. "We value what is best for our customers and their communities and we take pride in offering local solutions to the unique needs of New York State.”

A sampling of the state’s organizations that received grant(s) from Wells Fargo includes City Harvest, Inc.; Hispanic Federation; Neighborhood Housing Center of New York City, Inc.; God's Love We Deliver; Gay Men’s Health Crisis and Working in Support of Education.

“These local nonprofits offer a plethora of programs and services which enrich the lives of families and individuals and we are honored to provide resources which strengthen communities,” said Kirk.

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