At Wedbush, we are committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work. We strategically leverage our time and resources to maximize our social impact for under-resourced communities and social causes that are important to our colleagues.



Susan G. Komen aims to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

Volunteerism examples: Participate in SGK walks. Help fundraise.


Scholastic Book Fairs is a magical and unforgettable experience that provides elementary children from low-income families access to free quality books which increases literacy rates and encourages a love for reading.

Volunteerism examples: Be a greeter, classroom book reader, or help students select books during a Wedbush/Scholastic book fair.


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

Volunteerism examples: Participate in NAMI walks. Become a NAMI Helpline specialist. Help fundraise.


Family Promise has a holistic, community-based approach, to provide prevention services before families reach crisis, shelter when they become homeless, and stabilization programs once they have secured housing to ensure they remain independent.

Volunteerism examples: Organize a supply drive. Read a story. Facilitate financial literacy training. Help write a resume.


Rapunzl is investing in the next generation of investors by educating and inspiring students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (i.e., HBCUs) about the importance of taking charge of their personal finances and pursuing financial services careers.

Volunteerism examples: Facilitate a financial literacy workshop. Serve as a panelist for a career panel. Be a firm representative at a campus event.


At Wedbush, the term “corporate giving” signifies more than just writing a check. It means encouraging and entrusting colleagues to make a personal difference in their community through partnerships, volunteering, and contributions.


We are proud to support over 100 local and national charitable organizations.

Below are recent organizations our colleagues have supported and volunteered for:

  • LA Mission
  • Youth Opportunities
  • Youth Opportunities
  • Brotherhood Crusade
  • The Hidden Genius Project
  • Covenant House
  • Susan G. Komen
  • Off Their Plate
  • A Leg To Stand On
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository
  • New York City Harvest
  • Casa Youth Shelter
  • KIPP Socal
  • KIPP Socal


To carry on the tradition of service Edward W. Wedbush instilled when founding the firm, and to honor his lifelong commitment to the community, we have created the WedbushCares fund. All tax-deductible donations to this fund will help support the annual philanthropic efforts of WedbushCares.


If you would like to make a donation in honor of our beloved founder, please click here.

Connect with Wedbush to learn more about how we give back to the community.