Wells Fargo Volunteers Deliver the Savings Message to Kids

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Wells Fargo Volunteers Deliver the Savings Message to Kids

It was all about incorporating fun into the savings lesson that was shared with these first grade students from Konnoak Elementary School in Winston-Salem, NC. Wells Fargo volunteers provided each student with a “want” and “need” sign and then they asked them which category specific items should fall into.

It was all about incorporating fun into the savings lesson that was shared with these first grade students from Konnoak Elementary School in Winston-Salem, NC. Wells Fargo volunteers provided each student with a “want” and “need” sign and then they asked them which category specific items should fall into.

Wells Fargo team member volunteers participated in the American Bankers Association’s Teach Children to Save Day initiative. Since April is National Financial Education Month, the volunteers spent the month focusing their financial education-related efforts on children and youth.

This year, more than 1,700 Wells Fargo volunteers connected with students and families in schools and community centers throughout the country. The volunteers incorporated creativity and fun into their financial education presentations. All totaled they delivered more than 2,200 savings lessons to approximately 84,000 individuals during the month-long campaign.

As part of their savings lesson, children ranging in age from six to nine years old who participate in the Mocha Moms nonprofit in Bowie, MD, were welcomed as customers at the Wells Fargo in Bowie Town Center.  While at the bank, the kids learned about making a deposit.

As part of their savings lesson, children ranging in age from six to nine years old who participate in the Mocha Moms nonprofit in Bowie, MD, were welcomed as customers at the Wells Fargo in Bowie Town Center. While at the bank, the kids learned about making a deposit.

“Supporting the Teach Children to Save campaign is an example of Wells Fargo team members’ dedication and commitment to helping build stronger communities and individuals,” said Chairman and CEO John Stumpf. “Teaching children how to consciously save money is a powerful tool that will enrich their lives in future years.”

Delivering free financial education lessons is an important focus for many Wells Fargo volunteers. Utilizing Hands on Banking®, Wells Fargo’s free financial education program, team members provide age and occupation appropriate lessons to: kids, teens, young adults, adults, entrepreneurs, seniors and active and inactive service men and women.

Congratulations Wells Fargo!