Investing in our communities

Every one of our nearly 14,000* financial advisors understands that supporting our clients and communities is at the heart of our business. It’s one of the reasons Wells Fargo Advisors is one of the nation’s premier financial services firms.

Homebase St. Louis

We’re proud to be headquartered in St. Louis, and we believe great opportunity, economic prosperity, and enhanced quality of life are key to our community’s success. Investing where we live and work makes sense for everyone.

Here are some of the ways we made an impact in 2018:

  • $7.2 million total invested in local charitable organizations
  • $3 million of that donated by St. Louis-based employees to community nonprofits
  • 73,555 hours volunteered

Diversity & Social Inclusion

Girl looking at a wooden molecule model.

Investing in curiosity: Challenging young minds to embrace differences by partnering with the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis. Our signature program promotes creative thinking and fosters social and financial skills among middle and high school students. It’s just one of our youth initiatives that advances social equity through the arts, education, and leadership training.

Economic Empowerment

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Investing in persistence: Opening doors of opportunity for young adults by collaborating with the United Way of Greater St. Louis to provide financial education and job training to16- to 24-year-olds. In addition, the recently opened Wells Fargo Finance Education Center at Harris-Stowe State University offers real-world experiences to students pursuing a career in finance.

Environmental Sustainability

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Investing in abundance: Cultivating healthier neighborhoods by supporting institutions whose conservation and educational efforts are invaluable to the well-being of our city. Our collaboration with Gateway Greening allows for the creation or expansion of 25 neighborhood and school gardens to build connections and improve health for St. Louis communities.

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*Data as of December 31, 2018 and includes Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC (including its predecessor firms) and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC.

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