Wells Fargo Donates an Additional $1.5 Million to California Wildfire Relief Efforts

Customer donations accepted through California ATMs and Go Far Rewards

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced a donation of $1.5
million to aid in the ongoing recovery and relief efforts resulting from
the devastating wildfires in California. Earlier this week, Wells Fargo announced
a $250,000 donation to local organizations. Today’s donation increases
Wells Fargo’s support to $1.75 million.

“As we watch the tragedy unfold in California, our thoughts and prayers
are with those affected by the wildfires,” said Wells Fargo CEO Tim
Sloan. “We will continue to stand by our team members, customers and
local communities for the relief and recovery efforts in the days to

The donation will be distributed to multiple organizations in Northern
and Southern California that are positioned to help with housing and
disaster recovery, mental health assistance, firefighter and first
responder support, small business recovery and community relief. In
addition, a specific donation will be made to the Adventist Health
emergency fund to provide direct assistance to 600 employees of
Adventist Health Feather River Hospital who have lost their homes.
Adventist Health is the largest employer in Paradise, Calif., which has
been severely impacted by the Camp Fire.

Below is the full list of organizations receiving support:

  • 3CORE, Inc. – $500,000
  • Adventist Health – $50,000
  • American Red Cross* – $100,000 in addition to $125,000 previously
  • Boys and Girls Club of Malibu – $25,000
  • California Community Foundation Wildfire Relief Fund – $125,000
  • California Fire Foundation – $100,000
  • LAFD Foundation – $75,000 in addition to $25,000 previously donated
  • Salvation Army – Chico Corps – $100,000
  • United Way of Northern California – $50,000 in addition to $50,000
    previously donated
  • Ventura County Community Development Corp – $100,000
  • Ventura County Community Foundation – $25,000 in addition to $50,000
    previously donated
  • Women Economic Ventures (CDFI) – $250,000

In addition, Wells Fargo customers in California can support wildfire
relief efforts by making donations to the American Red Cross through
Wells Fargo ATMs. To date, almost $81,000 has been collected. Go Far
Rewards customers also have donated more than $8,000 through their
rewards accounts.

  • Customers can go to any Wells Fargo ATM in California and select the
    option to donate. There is no fee, and 100 percent of contributions
    will be sent to the American Red Cross.
  • Go Far Rewards customers can access their rewards account at GoFarRewards.wf.com
    or by calling the service center, 877-517-1358.

Customers who are experiencing hardship because of the wildfires can
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 bank

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, investment and mortgage products and
services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,950
locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile
banking, and has offices in 37 countries and territories to support
customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately
262,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the
United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2018
rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and
perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells
Fargo Stories.

* The American Red Cross name, emblem and copyrighted materials are
being used with its permission, which in no way constitutes an
endorsement, express or implied, of any product, service, company,
opinion or political position. The American Red Cross logo is a
registered trademark owned by The American National Red Cross. For more
information about the American Red Cross, please visit redcross.org.


Julie Campbell, 916-402-2350
Beasley, 415-310-8184