Just as it has done in the past for other charities, Wells Fargo (WFC) is allowing its automated teller machine customers to donate to the American Red Cross in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
A majority of the San Francisco bank’s 12,000 ATMs nationwide will be able to accept those donations. In addition, Wells Fargo is donating $1 million to the Red Cross. That gift is aimed at relief efforts for those affected by the disaster.
This isn’t the first time the bank is facilitating this style of donation.
Last year, after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, a similar effort at the bank’s ATMs helped raise $1 million in roughly 10 days.
“The coming days and weeks are going to be difficult for those impacted by this devastating, historic storm and Wells Fargo wants to help,” said Michelle Lee, Well’s northeast regional president of community banking, in a press release.