Wells Fargo Named the Top United Way Contributor in the Nation with $286.5 Million in Giving

United Way of the Midlands (UWM) is proud to announce Wells Fargo raised more than $200,000 to support individuals in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area during their 2017 local UWM workforce campaign. Total giving has increased by $11,000 from 2016. With Wells Fargo’s support, UWM will continue its investments with a commitment to address the complex and interconnected barriers to opportunity that are experienced by people living in poverty in our community.

“Wells Fargo prioritizes creating opportunity for economic equity and serving the underserved in our communities,” said Kirk Kellner, region bank president at Wells Fargo. “We have a longstanding relationship with United Way and strong, ongoing collaborative effort. We are proud to be a part of this campaign, raising awareness and funds to help improve financial self-sufficiency and income mobility.”

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