In the 84th minute of Sunday’s game, Tommy Smith scored a goal to seal a late win over Western Conference rivals FC Dallas. Smith’s header marked the final goal at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park for the 2018 season, and a 23rd for the home side. Each of those 23 goals led to Wells Fargo donating $250 to local youth sports thanks to the 'Goals for Success' program.
Home goals from Badji (6), Smith (4), Castillo (2), Mason (2), Nicholson (2), Acosta (1), Bassett (1), Boateng (1), Boli (1), Gashi (1), McBean (1) and Price (1) meant that a total of $5,750 was donated by Wells Fargo to assist Gold Crown Foundation of Denver in their ongoing commitment to improving the lives of youth through their athletic and enrichment programs in the community.
About Gold Crown Foundation
The Gold Crown Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation founded in 1986 by former NBA great Bill Hanzlik and Colorado business leader Ray Baker. The organization operates with a mission “to educate youth and community through sports and enrichment programs”. For nearly 30 years, The Gold Crown Foundation (GCF) has been a powerful advocate and programming provider for Denver area youth. The foundation is proud of its reputation of creatively and consistently meeting community needs which started when sports were cut from middle schools and Gold Crown worked to fill the void. Today, nearly 21,000 youth play basketball, baseball, volleyball, golf. Shortly after The Foundation built Coca-Cola All Star Park; it became evident that art and technology classes could benefit the surrounding neighborhood. Gold Crown Enrichment joined the Clubhouse Network, founded by The Museum of Science in Boston in collaboration with the MIT Media Laboratory. The Clubhouse model is grounded in research from the fields of education, developmental and social psychology, cognitive science, and youth development. The strength of this learning model that sets the Foundation apart from others.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,300 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 263,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves 1 in 3 households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2017 rankings of America’s largest corporations.