On Friday, June 5, Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation donated a mortgage-free home to a veteran in Lacey, Washington.
Congratulations to Retired U.S. Army SSG Joseph Posey and his family! Retired U.S. Army Staff Sargent Joseph Posey served from 2004 through 2014. During his career, he completed two deployments, one to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (2004-2005), and to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2011-2012). He was awarded the Purple Heart and the Army Commendation with Valor during his tour in Iraq, among many other awards he received during his career.
Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation are committed to helping veterans who are wounded while serving their country. Wells Fargo donates homes to MWSF for use in their Homes4WoundedHeroes and Homes4GoldStars programs.
In 2012, Wells Fargo committed $35 million in three years to support veterans in the areas of housing, career transition and customized financial education with $30 million of it earmarked for property donations. Wells Fargo has donated more than 230 properties, valued at more than $37 million, that have been awarded to veterans.
About Military Warriors Support Foundation
The Military Warriors Support Foundation, MWSF, is a 501(c)3 non-profit, founded by Lt. General, Leroy Sisco, (Ret), in 2007. MWSF’s Mission is to provide support for our Nation’s combat wounded heroes and Gold Star Families as they transition out of the military and into their new civilian life. Their programs focus on housing and homeownership, employment, as well as recreational activities and travel assistance. For more information on MWSF and all of their programs, please visit http://www.MilitaryWarriors.org.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.5 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, 12,500 ATMs, and the internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2013 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.