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Wells Fargo Donates $125,000 to Support Communities Affected by California Wildfires

Customers will be able to donate to wildfire relief efforts through Wells Fargo ATMs

SAN FRANCISCO – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that it is donating $125,000 for relief efforts related to wildfires in California. The funding includes $100,000 for the American Red Cross, and $25,000 for United Way in Northern California.

The funds will help support disaster relief operations and provide immediate care and supplies to individuals affected by the wildfires.

Wells Fargo encourages customers experiencing hardship as a result of the wildfires to contact Wells Fargo Customer Support at the number on their credit card, debit card, or statement to discuss their options. Affected customers can also contact their banker by visiting their nearest Wells Fargo branch.

“We are grateful to the American Red Cross and the United Way for the work they are doing for families impacted by the devastating wildfires,” said Northern California Region Bank President Thomas Sands. “We are glad to support their work with a donation of $125,000.”

“In our state and communities’ time of need, our company is stepping up to the plate to assist with disaster relief efforts,” said Capital Foothills Region Bank President Kevin Barri. “The wildfires devastating our state and threatening our neighbors are no exception. I am proud of Wells Fargo for providing this donation to help with statewide relief efforts. Our thoughts continue to be with all affected.”

Additionally, from July 31st through August 14th, customers who wish to support the American Red Cross’s California wildfire relief efforts may do so by using any Wells Fargo ATM in California and selecting the option to donate. There is no fee for this service and 100% of contributions will be sent to the American Red Cross.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,300 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet ( and mobile banking, and has offices in 38 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2017 rankings of America’s largest corporations. In 2017, Wells Fargo donated $286.5 million to 14,500 nonprofits and Wells Fargo team members volunteered a record 2 million hours. Wells Fargo’s corporate social responsibility efforts are focused on three strategic priorities: diversity and social inclusion, economic empowerment, and environmental sustainability. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.

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