Today's Date: May 11, 2021
Black Voices for Black Justice Fund Announces Third Round of Awards to Expand the Impact of Black Activists Advancing Racial Jus   •   sbLiftOff and National Veteran Small Business Coalition Launch Virtual Symposium VETERANS ETA 2021   •   AshBritt Works with Autism Speaks, Best Buddies to Create Positive Vaccine Experiences for Individuals with Disabilities   •   PIH Health Achieves Healthgrades 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award™   •   AGB Investigative Services Opens Cyber Security Center on Chicago's South Side   •   Tina Gravel, Jean O’Neill, and Tamara Prazak Named to CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel List   •   Sun West’s Diana Montoya-Cortes Becomes One of the First Puerto Ricans to Make Scotsman Guide’s ‘Top Originato   •   InterPrice Technologies, Inc. Certified as a Woman-Owned Business   •   Lumos and NorthState to Participate in FCC’S New Emergency Broadband Benefit Program   •   Statement - A plan to ensure greater funding for First Nations children, families and communities   •   Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard Recruiting Indigenous Youth for an Arctic Youth Council   •   Even when they include them, gifted programs aren't serving Black and low-income kids   •   DCF Secretary Shevaun Harris Announces Launch of “OUR Florida” to Provide Rental Assistance to Floridians and Busine   •   Cordoba Corporation Welcomes Emilio Cruz as Senior Vice President   •   Future plc Acquires Marie Claire US   •   BANDIER and Sincerely Jules Debut First Collection in Amazon’s Store   •   University Of North Texas System Partners With The Dallas Morning News To Launch New Podcast   •   Bose Officially Introduces SoundControl Hearing Aids   •   CRN Foundation Announces Launch of Vitamin D & Me!™ Consumer Education Website on Vitamin D and COVID-19   •   Meenta Announces Partnership with Mirimus for K-12 Pooled Saliva COVID-19 Testing
Bookmark and Share

Wells Fargo Launches "Hands On Banking" National Partnership With Schools

 

 

 

Charlotte, N.C., – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced it will partner with organizations and schools across the country to introduce their Hands on Banking program.

 

Hands on Banking/El Futuro en tus manos, created by Wells Fargo in 2004 in partnership with teachers and members of the community, is a free, fun, non-commercial program available in English and Spanish online (www.handsonbanking.org), and through CD ROMs and printed instructional guides. The program teaches people the basics of responsible money management, including how to create a budget, save and invest, borrow responsibly, buy a home and establish a small business. Wells Fargo, which merged Wachovia last year, is now bringing the curriculum to new markets in 16 new states across the East Coast through partnerships with schools and community groups. 

 

“It’s important during these challenging economic times to provide our customers and communities with the resources they need to understand banking and personal finances,” said Michelle Thornhill, Senior Vice President. “We are excited to launch Hands on Banking as a resource for people in all financial stages of their lives, from a first savings account to retirement planning and everything in-between.”

 

Since the program launched in 2004, Wells Fargo has distributed more than a million free Hands on Banking CDs to schools, community groups and consumers throughout the country. We’ve also trained more than 4,000 teachers and more than 5,000 Wells Fargo team members to deliver the lessons to schools, community groups, , and other community settings.

 


About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $1.2 trillion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance through more than 10,000 stores and 12,000 ATMs and the internet (wellsfargo.com) across North America and internationally.  The Company promotes economic growth and self-sufficiency, education, social services, the arts and the environment in thousands of communities across North America.  In 2009, the Company gave $202 million in grants to 18,000 nonprofits.  The merger of Wells Fargo and Wachovia makes our presence twice as strong in the communities we serve.  For more about Wells Fargo’s achievements in Social Responsibility: www.wellsfargo.com/about/csr.

 

 

# # #



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News