Pictured (from left) are Crimestoppers Board Chairman Ed Hamrick, Wells Fargo Washington Market President Kate Phelps and Wells Fargo Business Associate Allison Hollowell. (Submitted Photo)

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Wells Fargo boosts local nonprofits

Published 9:48pm Thursday, December 6, 2012

It’s an early Christmas for three local nonprofits after receiving grants totaling $5,000 from Wells Fargo.
The Beaufort County Crime Stoppers received a $1,000 grant, while the Beaufort County Boys & Girls Club and the Beaufort County Schools Education Foundation each received grants of $2,000.
“On behalf of Crime Stoppers organization, I would like to thank Wells Fargo for this generous grant,” said Ed Hamrick, Crime Stoppers board of directors chairman. “It will go a long way towards helping Crime Stoppers meet its mission of making Beaufort County a safe and better place in which to live.”
“We are in unprecedented times and now more than ever people in our community need our help,” said Kate Phelps, Washington market president for Wells Fargo. “Each of these organizations provides vital services to our community, and we are proud to help support their great work this holiday season.”

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