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Wells Fargo has been a longstanding supporter of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, including a $1 million gift to the Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion. Lisa Stevens, regional president, Wells Fargo California Regional Banking, currently is a member of the board of trustees.

Wells Fargo is one of America’s largest financial contributors to communities. In 2010, Wells Fargo was ranked No. 2 on BusinessWeek’s list of America’s Most Generous Corporate Foundations. The BusinessWeek list highlighted Wells Fargo’s 2009 total giving nationally, which included more than $200 million to nonprofits across the country. 

Here in Los Angeles, Wells Fargo is ranked No. 1 among financial institutions in corporate philanthropy by the Los Angeles Business Journal. The Wells Fargo Foundation and team members, through the annual employee-giving campaign, donated more than $20 million in Greater Los Angeles to local nonprofits and schools in 2010.

Sotoodeh (right) participates in an interview with KNBC-TV reporter Cary Berglund (left) and Wendy Kellaris, manager of Volunteer Resources with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
“Wells Fargo has a proud history of supporting our communities,” said John Sotoodeh, Wells Fargo L.A. Metro Community Banking regional president. “We are pleased to show our support and appreciation for Children’s Hospital and all those who work tirelessly to improve the lives of children.”

Community involvement is central to Wells Fargo’s Vision and Values. Wells Fargo promotes economic development and self-sufficiency through community development, financial education, cash contributions, affordable housing, environmental stewardship, and through the efforts of enthusiastic team member volunteers.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. We want to help all of our customers succeed financially and create long-term economic growth and quality of life for everyone in our communities. In 2010, the Company invested a record $219 million in grants in 19,000 nonprofits, and team members contributed more than 1.3 million volunteer hours around the country.  For more information, please visit: www.wellsfargo.com/about/csr.