community food donations and $10,000 Financial support from Komeribank helps fight food insecurity Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo, Michigan, August 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Comerica Bank and Kalamazoo Growlers Food Drive. Friday, August 12thwill provide over 61,000 meals for the South Michigan Food Bank to support efforts to reduce food insecurity in the community.
“South Michigan Food Bank Kalamazoo Debra Van Hevele, Senior Vice President and Regional Retail Director, Comerica Bank, said: Comerica believes in supporting and investing in programs like the South Michigan Food Bank that protect the most vulnerable members of our community. “
During the summer, Comerica Bank collected approximately 1,400 non-perishable groceries at local banking centers and during Growlers home games. In addition, Comerica Bank executives said: $10,000 Check with the South Michigan Food Bank to help aid the community.
“With the cost of essentials rising 9.1% this year, neighbors are turning to the services of the Southern Michigan Food Bank to buy food to free up funds for other basic needs. By partnering with 335 food sites, not only do they get food, they also get what they need to buy gas, go to work, pay their rent and thrive.” said. Peter Vogel, CEO of South Michigan Food Bank. “Through our partnership with Kalamazoo Growlers and Comerica Bank, we are reaching out and providing additional support to families battling food insecurity — Comerica Bank $10,000 Your donation alone can provide 60,000 meals. We cannot thank Comerica and Growlers enough for their generosity and service to this community.”
A celebration on a special field, Kalamazoo The community has over 3,000 community members. The donations collected were piled high on a truck positioned at the center field gate to showcase the success and impact of the drive.
“Growlers are honored to be part of this incredible community effort and are inspired by the generosity of our fellow neighbors.” Brian Collopy, owner of the Kalamazoo Growlers. “With the help of his members in our community and Comerica Bank, this joint hood his drive has exceeded our expectations and has had a greater impact on the community than we could have imagined.”
Over the past four years, Comerica Bank has $20,000 Generating more than 120,000 meals with financial support for the South Michigan Food Bank.
For more information about the Comerica Bank Kalamazoo Growlers Food Drive or other charitable community initiatives, visit comerica.com. To donate funds or learn more about the South Michigan Food Bank, visit smfoodbank.org/donate.
About Comerica Bank
Comerica Bank is a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA), a financial services company headquartered in Dallas. texas, Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Wealth Management are strategically aligned. Comerica focuses on relationships and helps people and businesses succeed. In addition to Texas, Comerica Bank has locations in Michigan, California, Florida, and Arizona. In addition, Comerica has operations in Canada and Mexico. Comerica reports total assets of $86.9 billion as of June 30, 2022.
About Kalamazoo Growlers
The Kalamazoo Growlers are members of the Northwoods League, the premier development league for elite college baseball players. The Northwoods League is a proven leader in developing elite college baseball players. after 27 yearsth This season, the Northwoods League is the world’s largest organized baseball league, with 22 teams, and a friendly ballpark experience that draws far more fans than any league of its kind. It has been an invaluable training ground for coaches, umpires and front-of-his office staff, with over 250 Northwoods League players making their way into Major League Baseball. Curtis Granderson,3 times Cy Young Award Winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist When Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (boss). 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove Finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB Shortstop Marcus Semien (Tol). All league games can be watched live on his website for the Northwoods League. All league games can be watched live via the Northwoods League Portal. For more information, visit www.growlersbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League mobile app on the Apple App Store or Google Play and set the Growlers as your favorite team.
About South Michigan Food Bank
South Michigan Food Bank, one of Southern Michigan’s seven food banks Michiganprovides food resources to 335 nonprofit partners, including food pantries, soup kitchens and other food programs that feed families. South Michigan Food Bank Battle Creek, Michiganand proudly serves the county of Barry, branch, calhoun, hillsdale, jackson, Kalamazoo, LennaweeWhen St. Joseph.
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