Wells Fargo Donates to Next Generation Focus

September 1, 2017 – Cumming, GA –Next Generation Focus (NGF) is pleased to announce it has received a donation of $3,900 from Wells Fargo.  These funds will support NGF’s anchor programs SmarteMe® Academy and SmarteMe® Summer.

SmarterMe® Academy and Summer Program aim to help K-8 students from low-income families who are significantly behind in reading and math in their respective classes.  SmarterMe® Programs provide students with subsidized tutoring on reading, math and other grade-appropriate subjects, as well as STEM enrichment activities.  During the SmarterMe® Academy Program students attend sessions four times a week, on weekday afternoons and Saturday mornings during the school year.  During SmarterMe® Summer Program students attend classes during the summer months to retain what they have learned during the school year.

“We are grateful for the donation from Wells Fargo, which has been a consistent supporter of Next Generation Focus over the years,” said Amy Sol, the Executive Director of NGF.  “This year Wells Fargo has also donated office space at its local branch to NGF for fundraising events.  We very much appreciate the support that we are receiving from Wells Fargo in multiple aspects.”


About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,800 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 269,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. In 2015, Wells Fargo donated $281.3 million to support social, economic, and environmental initiatives and causes and Wells Fargo team members volunteered 1.86 million hours in their communities. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Stories and Wells Fargo Blogs.

About Next Generation Focus

Next Generation Focus (NGF) is a public charity that is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Its focus is in providing deserving children the opportunity to participate in educational programs and other life-enrichment activities in which they may not otherwise have access to due to financial restraints. Our enrichment and educational programs include an early literacy program to help children who are struggling with reading and a program to help students with college application essays. We also provide financial assistance to students to participate in enrichment programs offered by school clubs such as sports, music, and art. NGF partners with schools to identify eligible children. You can find more information about our SmarterMe® programs here.  All management and staff at NGF are passionate about helping children.  If you would like to donate time or money, please contact us.

Media Contact:
Amy Sol, Executive Director
Email: amysol@nextgenerationfocus.org
Phone number: (678) 807-9NGF

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