Wells Fargo commits to $60 billion in lending for Black homebuyers

Wells Fargo, Downtown, Washington, D.C. 

OMAHA, Neb. – Recent flooding in the Midwest has had a devastating effect on local communities and Wells Fargo announced a donation of $325,000 to aid in the flood relief efforts.

The Wells Fargo Foundation will donate $250,000 to the American Red Cross for immediate needs and an additional $75,000 will be distributed to local nonprofits to aid with the recovery in affected communities.

“Our thoughts are with all of our neighbors in the Midwest who are grappling with the aftermath of recent floods,” said Jon Campbell, president of the Wells Fargo Foundation. “The effect to homeowners, businesses and farmers is distressing, and Wells Fargo is committed to supporting relief efforts in the days and weeks to come.”

Customers who are experiencing hardship due to the flooding can contact Wells Fargo Customer Support at the number on their credit cards, debit cards or statements to discuss their options. Affected customers can also contact their banker by visiting their nearest Wells Fargo branch.

Wells Fargo customers who wish to support the American Red Cross relief efforts for Midwest tornadoes and floods may donate through Wells Fargo ATMs located in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin through April 3. Customers can also redeem any amount of available Go Far Rewards® for donation through April 4.

There is no fee for ATM donations, and 100 percent of contributions will be sent to the American Red Cross. Go Far Rewards customers can access their rewards account at www.GoFarRewards.wf.com or by calling the service center, (877) 517-1358.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.