East Lake Foundation Receives $20,000 Grant from Wells Fargo

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The East Lake Foundation announced it received a $20,000 contribution from Wells Fargo to fund the Resident and Community Support Program in The Villages of East Lake. The grant will provide residents with expanded employment readiness and financial education services.

“We are incredibly thankful for our long-term partnership with Wells Fargo for more than 20 years,” said Daniel Shoy, Jr., president of the East Lake Foundation. “With this important financial support, the Resident and Community Support Program at The Villages of East Lake will continue to provide employment and financial assistance to families and improve their overall economic stability.”

The East Lake Foundation offers residents in Atlanta’s East Lake community opportunities to build a better life through a three pillar model: cradle-to-college education, affordable mixed-income housing and community wellness initiatives. RCSP, one of the Foundation’s community wellness programs, provides economic stability education and support designed to help residents reach their career and financial goals.

“Our support of The East Lake Foundation is a powerful way for Wells Fargo to help create positive change in our community and we applaud the Foundation’s three pillar strategy,” said Mike Donnelly, Wells Fargo Atlanta Region President. “Empowering our neighbors to reach their fullest potential is central to who we are at Wells Fargo and this grant is one way we can contribute to that in Atlanta.”