Wells Fargo and Los Angeles Food Bank, a local Feeding America non-profit affiliate that supports hunger related initiatives, are collaborating this holiday season to collect non-perishable food items for those in need. Last holiday season, thanks to the generosity of Angelenos, more than 22,000 pounds of non-perishable food items were delivered to local food banks and pantries, providing almost 18,998 meals.
This year, from November 13 through December 31, the second annual Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank program will once again provide the opportunity for customers and community members to conveniently donate items at Wells Fargo’s 1,009 branches, as well as at its 5,700 locations around the U.S.
For a limited time, there will also be one mobile pop-up food banks situated at ICE at Santa Monica (1324 5th St) on November 17 and 18 where contributions to the food bank can be made.
Wells Fargo is working with Feeding America and its network of 200 food bank affiliates around the country to support near-term and long-term hunger-related causes in local communities. Wells Fargo will launch the program with a $4 million donation to Feeding America. In addition, the company will also match up to an additional $1 million in consumer monetary donations. During the holiday campaign, Wells Fargo’s national network of 13,600 ATMs will accept monetary donations from customers and others for Feeding America. Customers and community members can also donate online and through Wells Fargo social channels.
Submitted by Josefina Talavera