SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wells Fargo International Group, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), announced today that United Way Worldwide donated $10,000 USD to the Baccarelli Institute on behalf of Wells Fargo. Located in Heliopolis, Brazil, the Baccarelli Institute is a non-governmental organization that provides musical education and personal development programs for children and youth. In celebration of Wells Fargo’s 40th anniversary in Brazil, members of the Institute’s youth choir recently performed before an audience of Wells Fargo team members and customers at the opening celebration for company’s new Sao Paulo office.
“On behalf of Wells Fargo, we applaud the outstanding work of the Baccarelli Institute,” said Luiz Loureiro, Wells Fargo country manager for Brazil. “Their musical education programs promote social inclusion, encourage personal development and create invaluable opportunities for youth and children throughout our local communities.”
Well Fargo recently celebrated 40 years of serving its Global Financial Institutions (GFI) customers in Brazil. Through its GFI business, part of the company’s International Group, Wells Fargo provides trade, payments, deposits, credit, and other banking solutions to financial institution customers across the region. Ranked #1 global financial institution throughout Latin America1, Wells Fargo’s International Group operates from 36 countries, including branches in the Cayman Islands, Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), Hong Kong, London, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo and Toronto.
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1 Source: FImetrix