OREANDA-NEWS. In response to disastrous floods in Louisiana and Mississippi, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a multifaceted approach to helping those in need, including a $50,000 donation to support the relief and recovery efforts of the American Red Cross-Louisiana Region.

“Catastrophic floods in Louisiana and Mississippi have left our customers, neighbors and our own team members devastated,” said Doug Kilton, head of Commercial Banking for Wells Fargo in Louisiana. "We are proud to support the hard work of the American Red Cross as it assists those in our community in need of recovery, cleanup and rebuilding.”

In addition to its corporate contribution, Wells Fargo is giving customers the ability to donate to the American Red Cross at Wells Fargo ATMs across Dallas-Ft. Worth and Houston as well as the state of Mississippi, now through August 31. Customers will not be charged a fee for using this service, and 100-percent of the donations will be sent to the American Red Cross.

Wells Fargo’s Go FarTM Rewards customers can also contribute any amount of their redeemable rewards balance as a donation to American Red Cross Disaster Relief from August 22 through September 1, by accessing their rewards account at GoFarRewards.wf.com or calling the Go FarTM Rewards Service Center at 1-877-517-1358.

“The Red Cross appreciates the generosity of community partners like Wells Fargo who help us prepare for and respond to disasters like the Louisiana floods,” said Joshua Joachim, CEO of the American Red Cross-Louisiana Region. “These donations help provide relief, comfort and hope to families facing disasters, and we are incredibly grateful for the continued support of Wells Fargo.”

Customers and clients impacted by the floods may discuss their financial needs with Wells Fargo by calling 1-800-TO-WELLS (1-800-869-3557), 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or by visiting their nearest Wells Fargo location.