Wells Fargo Offers Assistance for Hurricane Ike Victims.Donates $250,000 for Relief and Recovery Efforts
HOUSTON -- Wells Fargo Wells Fargo
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In addition, a new ATM functionality is now available allowing Wells Fargo customers to donate to the American Red Cross at Wells Fargo's more than 700 ATMs throughout Texas. Customers are not charged fees for using the service and 100 percent of the donation is sent to the nonprofit. Customers also can make donations via the American Red Cross website at www.redcross.org or to the United Way of Texas Gulf Coast via www.unitedwayhouston.org.
"Like so many others, we are reaching out to help our Texas neighbors, friends, families and customers who have been affected by the recent hurricane," said Chip Carlisle, Wells Fargo regional president for Texas. "We intend to work with each of our customers on an individual basis because we know that there is no one-size-fits-all solution. We want to help our customers satisfy all of their financial needs, especially at this time when they may be facing a difficult recovery from the hurricane."
Wells Fargo customers impacted by Hurricane Ike are encouraged to contact their banker and to visit their nearest Wells Fargo store to discuss financial options. Wells Fargo has re-opened 88 of its 140 banking stores in the Greater Houston Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown is a 10-county metropolitan area defined by the Office of Management and Budget. It is located along the Gulf Coast region in the U.S. state of Texas. area today that were temporarily closed as a result of Hurricane Ike and is preparing to re-open all other banking stores in the next week.
Wells Fargo team members will work one-on-one with its consumer and business customers to explore case-by-case assistance. Customers also may contact Wells Fargo 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-TO-WELLS (1-800-869-3557). Wells Fargo is working to help affected customers manage through the recovery process.
Assistance available includes:
Several programs and services are available for qualified business customers including Credit Protection activation, emergency credit line increases, bridge and term loans, loan payment deferrals, skip-a-payments, fee waivers and case-by-case assistance.
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Affected customers with existing home mortgages should call to inquire about payment options available to eligible customers.
Wells Fargo Home Equity
Affected customers with existing home equity lines/loans should call to inquire about options available to qualified customers subject to Texas Home Equity laws.
Personal Credit Management
Unsecured loans Unsecured Loan
A loan that is issued and supported only by the borrower's creditworthiness, rather than by some sort of collateral.
Generally, a borrower must have a high credit rating to receive an unsecured loan. ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 at a special rate are available to qualified customers in the affected areas.
Credit and ATM/Check Cards
All impacted Wells Fargo Credit Card, ATM Card An ATM card (also known as a bank card, client card, or cash card) is an ISO 7810 card issued by a bank, credit union or building society.
Its primary uses are:
Wells Fargo Financial/Wells Fargo Auto Finance
Affected customers with existing home mortgages or other loans or lines through Wells Fargo Financial or auto loans through Wells Fargo Auto Finance should call Wells Fargo to explore case-by-case assistance.
Wells Fargo Merchant Services Merchant services is the name given in the United States to a broad category of financial services intended for use by businesses. In its most specific use, it usually refers to the service that enables a business to accept a transaction payment by use of the customer's credit or
Affected customers with existing merchant services accounts should contact Wells Fargo to inquire about payment options available to qualified customers.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial The diversified financial services segment includes a range of consumer and commercially-oriented companies offering a wide variety of products and services, including various lending products (such as home equity loans and credit cards), insurance, and securities and investment services company with $609 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance through almost 6,000 stores and the internet (wellsfargo.com) across North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. and elsewhere internationally. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is the only bank in the U.S., and one of only two banks worldwide, to have the highest possible credit rating from both Moody's Investors Service Moody's Investors Service
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