Wells Fargo awards $12,000 in grants

Wells Fargo has awarded a total of $12,000 in grants to 14 nonprofit organizations in Mesa County through its community assistance fund.

Grants from the fund go to small organizations that often don’t have the resources to raise funds themselves, said Steve Irion, president of the Grand Junction market for Wells Fargo. “We’re proud to be able to make this special contribution as one part of our overall community investment efforts as a way to show that we appreciate their efforts on behalf of all of us.”

The latest grant recipients were: Child & Migrant Services; Clifton Christian Church Food & Clothing; Colorado Discoverability; Counseling and Education Center; Girls on the Run of Western Colorado; Grand Junction Imagination Library; Hope of the Grand Valley; How are the Children?; Mesa County RSVP handyman and senior scholar projects; Riverside Educational Center; Strong Families, Safe Kids; Tree House Center for Youth; and Western Slope Center for Children.

Since its inception, the Wells Fargo Community Assistance Fund has awarded more than 3,600 grants worth a total of $3.4 million in Colorado.

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