Wells Fargo Supports Branches’ ASSETS Program in Miami

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Wells Fargo recently donated $5,000 to Branches as part of the bank’s commitment to giving back to the community.

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“With this grant, we are able to help small businesses and families achieve long-term financial stability and independence,” said Brent McLaughlin, Executive Director. “We’re honored to be a partner with Wells Fargo and sincerely appreciate their kind support."

Wells Fargo recently donated $5,000 to Branches as part of the bank’s commitment to giving back to the community. Wells Fargo believes in making a positive contribution to communities through philanthropy, advancing diversity and inclusion, creating economic opportunity, and promoting environmental sustainability.

Branches is a local non-profit organization based in Miami. By providing life-changing opportunities, Branches helps working poor families and their children break the cycle of generational poverty. Its Grow Program serves elementary students, preparing them for lifelong success through enrichment of their minds, bodies and hearts. The Climb Program serves middle and high school students, focusing on the development of their individual assets in order to maximize opportunities to become better students and better people. Branches’ Achieve Programs target the well-being of the entire community through services fostering financial stability.

The funds from Wells Fargo will help Branches specifically fund its ASSETS program. ASSETS (A Service for Self Employment Training and Support) is Branches’ small business development program and provides a broad range of complimentary business advisory services to help clients tackle business challenges, achieve new levels of growth, as well as create jobs. Branches’ experienced Business Coaches provide one-on-one coaching and consulting services to micro-enterprises in business start-up or business expansion phases.

“With this grant, we are able to help small businesses and families achieve long-term financial stability and independence,” said Brent McLaughlin, Executive Director. “We’re honored to be a partner with Wells Fargo and its associates and sincerely appreciate their desire to remain a concerned corporate citizen by supporting their local communities.”

About Branches
For over 40 years, Branches has made a positive impact in the community by delivering on its mission to serve, educate and inspire people through student, family and financial stability services. Branches provides long-term, holistic services for motivated individuals and families. We help people grow deeper and climb higher in life by building a foundation through education so they can achieve their goals and fulfill their potential. For additional information about Branches, please call 305.442.8306 or visit http://www.branchesfl.org.

About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $2 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, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,300 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 263,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2017 rankings of America’s largest corporations.

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