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Local adoption program receives $1,000 grant from bank

Topton, Pa. (November 9, 2015)

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care’s Northeastern Pennsylvania office, Topton, has received a $1,000 grant through Wells Fargo’s Community Connections Giving Program.

Each Wells Fargo banking location selects a local nonprofit to receive a grant. In all, the bank will award more than $300,000 in grants to non-profit organizations and schools across Pennsylvania this year.

The grant will be used toward programming that supports successful placements of waiting children with foster and adoptive families, says Kathy Roach, regional director of Diakon Adoption & Foster Care. “We—and our families—deeply appreciate the bank’s support,” she says.

The grants are part of Wells Fargo’s broader community-support efforts. In 2014, the bank invested more than $13.4 million in non-profit organizations and schools across the state, while bank staff members volunteered some 52,000 hours of service to community organizations.