Colorado charities benefit from Wells Fargo, Wachovia merger

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Because Colorado was the first state where financial institutions Wells Fargo and Wachovia integrated, Wells Fargo will award $95,000 in grants to 10 charities.

Nearly 13, 500 Wachovia customers helped choose the charities that will receive grants.

They include:

  • American Cancer Society, Colorado Chapter – $25,000
  • American Heart Association, Colorado – $20,000
  • American Red Cross, Mile High Chapter – $15,000
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado – $5,000
  • Colorado Children’s Campaign – $5,000
  • Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado – $5,000
  • Junior Achievement, Rocky Mountain Chapter – $5,000
  • Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation – $5,000
  • Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center – $5,000
  • University of Colorado – $5,000