Wells Fargo Awards Grant to Assist Veterans
The Gaston College Foundation, Inc. today announced a $12,500 grant from Wells Fargo.
Grant funds will be used to engage veterans in workforce development programs through ongoing orientation and advising programs. Additionally, the grant will support veteran services through information fairs for veterans as well as professional development for faculty and staff on best practices to promote veteran student success.
“We are so grateful for the financial support from Wells Fargo,” said Dr. Silvia Patricia Rios Husain, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Gaston College. We are appreciative of the support to enhance the services for Veterans to help them become aware of workforce development opportunities at Gaston College.”
For more information on Veterans Affairs at Gaston College, please contact Dr. Silvia Husain at 704.922.6217 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since 2012, Wells Fargo has contributed more than $100 million to support members of the military, veterans, and their families who may be facing financial hardships through sustainable housing, career transition programs, financial education, and home donations to wounded veterans. Their contributions include more than 350 mortgage-free home donations, valued at over $55 million, to veterans in all 50 states through the Military Home Donation Program.
For additional information about Wells Fargo’s Community Outreach and Grant programs, please visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/corporate-responsibility/community-giving/