Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) announced today that it invested $4.9 million in 336 nonprofits in Maryland in 2011 – totaling nearly $13,400 in daily giving to local nonprofit organizations. In addition, Wells Fargo team members contributed more than $615,400 and 25,600 volunteer hours to help their neighborhoods and communities succeed. “There are many families and individuals in our communities who have been affected, in some way, by the current economic challenges, and I am proud of how our company and our Maryland team members have helped make a difference for those in need,” said Andy Bertamini, Wells Fargo regional president for Maryland. “Year after year, Wells Fargo continues to offer its financial resources and expertise, working closely with nonprofits and other stakeholders to promote long-term economic growth and quality of life in communities in Maryland.” Maryland non-profits and programs supported by Wells Fargo in 2011 include:
- Maryland Food Bank
- Teach for America - Baltimore
- United Way of Central Maryland
- Big Brother Big Sisters Baltimore
- Saint Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.