The Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey was recently awarded a $1,000 grant by Wells Fargo to support the organization’s mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
“At a time when donations from the public and private sectors are so needed, we truly appreciate the support Wells Fargo has provided,” said Kimberly Bryson, Chief Mission Officer, Girls Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey, “We will use this grant to help girls thrive by serving more than 20,000 annually in our Girl Scout leadership program.”
The grant was awarded as part of Wells Fargo’s Community Connections program, which provides local branch managers the opportunity to make a $1,000 charitable contribution on behalf of Wells Fargo to a nonprofit of their choice.
Wells Fargo’s 30 branches in the Southern New Jersey – South Jersey region distributed a total of $30,000 in grants to support nonprofit groups - $1,000 for a nonprofit identified by each store manager.
“Our local branches see which nonprofits are out in the community making a difference every day,” said James Newson, Wells Fargo’s South Jersey area president. “We use this as an opportunity to celebrate and say thank you to Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey for all of the value they have provided to our community over the past year.
The Community Connections program offers Wells Fargo store managers the o...