- Associated Press - Thursday, April 9, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Eight Kansas City charities will share in $500,000 in grants from Wells Fargo.

The company announced Thursday that the money will go to programs that provide workforce training and help homeless and at-risk families find homes. The nonprofits benefiting are Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Guadalupe Centers Inc., Kansas Children’s Service League, ReEngage, ReStart, Sheffield Place, the Women’s Employment Network and the Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center.

The donations are part of a Wells Fargo program that has invested $242 million nationally to communities that were hit hard by the housing crisis. Of the 32 communities that have benefited, $6.65 million has gone to Kansas City.

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