DETROIT/April 11, 2019 – Comerica Bank, which launched its third annual Prom Dress Drive benefiting Hope Closet on Monday, April 8, has announced the addition of two new donation locations at banking centers in Ann Arbor and Novi. Building the success of the drive’s first two years, a total of 13 Comerica Bank locations throughout the metro Detroit area will collect new or gently-used dresses this year.
Beginning today, Comerica banking centers at Grand River and Beck in Novi (47440 Grand River) and Stadium Boulevard and Pauline in Ann Arbor (1969 W. Stadium) will accept donations for the Prom Dress Drive.
Comerica’s Prom Dress Drive, one of the largest of its kind in metro Detroit, lasts through Friday, April 26. Over the past two years, Comerica has collected and donated nearly 2,500 dresses to Hope Closet in support of the annual boutique.
ACCESSORIES: Participating Comerica locations will also accept accessories such as jewelry, shoes, purses and wraps.
PARTICIPATING AREAS: From individuals to bridal and dress shops, including those from surrounding areas, seeking to donate dresses and accessories to the Comerica Prom Dress drive can do so at locations in the following 11 metro Detroit communities: Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Dearborn, Detroit, Grosse Pointe, Livonia, Northville, Novi and St. Clair Shores.
DETROIT: Those seeking to donate dress and accessories to the Comerica Prom Dress Drive in Detroit can do so by dropping off items in the main lobby of the Comerica Banking Center located off 411 West Lafayette St.
HOPE CLOSET: Comerica provides donated dresses and accessories to Hope Closet, which offers high school students with the opportunity to attend special events with a dress of their choice regardless of financial constraints or limitations. The Hope Closet boutique opens this year from May 4 - 11.
COMERICA BANK DONATION LOCATIONS:
Comerica Banking Centers
About Comerica Bank
Comerica Bank, a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated, has served Michigan longer than any other bank with a continuous presence dating back 170 years to its Detroit founding in 1849. It is the largest bank employer in metro Detroit and has more than 4,800 employees (FTE) statewide.With one of the largest banking center networks in Michigan, Comerica nurtures lifelong relationships with unwavering integrity and financial prudence. Comerica positively impacts the lives of Michigan residents by helping customers be successful, providing financial support that assists hundreds of charitable organizations, and actively participating in Detroit’s downtown revitalization. Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) is a financial services company strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Comerica and Twitter @ComericaBank.
About Hope Closet
Hope Closet in a non-profit organization in the greater Detroit area working to provide young women with the opportunity to attend high school events with a dress of their choice. Founded in 2003, Hope Closet hosts a prom boutique for one week every year. Hope Closet staffs more than 250 volunteers and receives an average of 300 donations each year. Since 2003, more than 4,000 young women in the Detroit area have been sent to prom with a dress from Hope Closet. To find us on Facebook, please visit https://www.facebook.com/HopeCloset/.