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How Wells Fargo helps veterans with housing, financial education
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Long before Wells Fargo created its Military Affairs Program in 2012, the company was helping veterans and service members across the country in local communities. It wasn't until the program launched, however, that the company was able to focus its efforts and have a wider impact.
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"The Veterans Administration didn't even exist in 1903, and we were making veteran home loans back then," Jerry Quinn, head of Military & Veteran Initiatives at Wells Fargo, told FOX Business.
"We've been supporting veterans for decades, and I think it was just a realization in 2012 that we could do more good if we were really strategic," Quinn added.
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Since the Military Affairs Program launched, the company has donated $170 million to military and veteran-related nonprofits and organizations, Wells Fargo announced last week.
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