Comerica Bank employee Will Rawls, a senior analyst in the bank’s institutional trust group and affectionately known as “Yo Baker Man,” began a Facebook fundraising effort in hopes to make and provide baked goods to local health care workers on the frontlines amid COVID-19.
“I have two family members that are caterers and my aunt who passed a long time ago was the best baker ever,” said Rawls. “I’ve baked for years and ‘Yo Baker Man’ started as just a tag joke on Facebook.
Supporting Detroit’s neighborhoods as city residents continue to fight the COVID-19 global pandemic has become critical in the collective efforts to stay safe and slow the spread of the coronavirus.
For Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO), an organization since 1979 focused on uplifting, unifying and empowering Detroit’s African American community, that means providing access to testing and contributing to the food security for families and individuals.
DETROIT, May 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Comerica Bank has teamed up with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Michigan Women Forward to support the creation of the $1.5 million Michigan Entrepreneur Resilience Fund formed to assist entrepreneurs and small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 recover from the outbreak, as well as help them meet increased demands in support of COVID-19 response efforts.
DALLAS, May 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Comerica Bank earned high marks in DiversityInc’s 2020 list of Top Regional Companies for Diversity. DiversityInc ranked Comerica third on this year’s list, a jump from 2019 when Comerica was ranked fourth. This marks the 11th year Comerica has been named to the prestigious list.
DALLAS, March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Comerica Bank and Comerica Charitable Foundation announced today that it will invest $4 million in community programming support and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Comerica Michigan colleagues celebrated and honored International Women’s Day with an array of discussions during panels and workshops focused on diversity, inclusion, leadership, mentoring and professional development.
The event, led by the Michigan Women’s Forum, featured a speech from Detroit Branch NAACP Executive Director Kamilia Landrum. Her passionate narrative emphasized, “When we invest in women, we invest in the world and the world we all dreamed.”
Largest bank employer in Michigan partners with The Cinderella Project of Kalamazoo to provide free prom dresses and accessories to students in need
KALAMAZOO, Mich., February 28, 202 /3BL Media/ –Comerica Bank is extending an already successful and popular event from metro Detroit to West Michigan for the very first time – during the inaugural Prom Dress Drive in Kalamazoo from Friday, March 6 through Friday, March 20. Three Comerica banking centers throughout the Kalamazoo area will collect new or gently used prom dresses, as well as accessories such as jewelry, shoes, purses and wraps.
Comerica Bank and its community partner KPMG’s Family for Literacy Dallas donated 4,000 new books to Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy library on Thursday, Jan. 30. Former Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young also participated in the literacy event, helping Comerica and KPMG volunteers sort genres in the library and hand out fiction books to more than 400 eighth graders to take home for their personal collection.