Wells Fargo & Company announced this week that it invested a record $272,000 in 20 nonprofits in Yolo County in 2012, totaling nearly $745 in daily giving.
“In communities all over the country, there are people who have been affected by our current economic challenges. In those same communities, Wells Fargo is meeting the challenge of bringing local solutions to local needs, and I am proud of how our company and our team members have helped make a difference,” said Natasha Mata, president of Wells Fargo’s Four River Market.
Beneficiaries include UC Davis, FamiliesFirst, Community Alliance with Family Farmers, California 4-H Foundation and Woodland Sunrise Rotary Foundation.
Nationally, Wells Fargo invested $315.8 million in 19,500 nonprofits in 2012, a 48 percent increase over the total donations for 2011. In addition, Wells Fargo employees contributed more than $60.5 million and 1.5 million volunteer hours to 25,000 nonprofits and schools.