Bank in Alaska announced last week that it has raised $400,000 statewide for
non-profit corporations. Stephanie Garrard is the contributions manager for
Wells Fargo Alaska. She said here in Kodiak, employees raised $3,375 for
Special Olympics, which was matched dollar-for-dollar by the company for a
total of $6,750.
-- (Wells 1 21 sec "It
is impressive. ... their money in their community.")
the fundraising program is run in conjunction with the United Way:
-- (Wells 2 29 sec "Well,
it is part of the ... Special Olympics there in Kodiak.")
said that despite the economic downturn, Wells Fargo's employee and company
contributions went up this year:
-- (Wells 3 12 sec "In
speaking with the ... committed team members.")
Wells Fargo and its Kodiak employees raised $6,500 for new computers at the
Kodiak Senior Center.