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Wells Fargo Receives Louise Whitbeck Fraser Award

- 2/14/2017

On February 9, 2017, during the first annual Fraser Recognition Breakfast, Wells Fargo was presented with the Louise Whitbeck Fraser Award. The Louise Whitbeck Fraser Award is annually bestowed upon an individual or organization who demonstrates a commitment to the Fraser mission, to make a meaningful and lasting difference in the lives of children, adults and families with special needs. Individuals and/or organizations may be nominated by Fraser employees, volunteers and community members, at any time during the calendar year.

Wells Fargo has been a strong advocate for and supporter of Fraser for many years. Since 1994, the organization has contributed $1,534.929.82 to various Fraser programs, services and initiatives. Additionally, Wells Fargo has been a generous supporter of the annual Walk for Autism, Fraser Golf Tournament and Annual Benefit, providing financial and volunteer support for all three events. Lastly, Wells Fargo employees have volunteered countless hours for Fraser clients, to improve the lives of individuals with special needs.

Wells Fargo is involved with many nonprofit organizations throughout the Twin Cities, and is among the top five U.S. corporate donors. In 2015, United Way Worldwide ranked the Wells Fargo workplace giving campaign the largest in the U.S. for the seventh year in a row; employees volunteered 1,867,122 hours and contributed $98.8 million to nonprofit organizations and schools. Wells Fargo is committed to sharing their time, talents and resources, to ensure everyone in the community has the tools and resources necessary to reach their full potential.