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To continue their support of local communities and businesses, Comerica is pledging that for every Detroit Lions first down at Ford Field, they will give a philanthropic investment of $100 to a dedicated non-profit. Each games total will be invested toward a different non-profit for a total of eight community organizations. Learn more about the organizations selected for this year's program below.


September 24, 2023

Women of Tomorrow

Business description: Women of Tomorrow is a unique mentoring program that inspires, motivates and empowers at-risk young women to live up to their full potential. The Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program operates with the vision of "changing the world, one young woman at a time." Women of Tomorrow addresses the needs of teenage girls most at-risk of dropping out of high school, carrying forward the concept that the obstacles young women are facing can be positively impacted through caring support by women role models in the community who help the students recognize their own potential. Women of Tomorrow's concept is to teach at-risk girls vital personal and professional skills, build academic resilience, set and achieve educational and professional goals, and increase their self-esteem. Women of Tomorrow operates in partnership with 55 public high schools in Southeastern Michigan and mentors over 1,000 teenage girls each year. They have a 96% high school graduation rate and have awarded over $2.4 million in scholarships. For more info, visit:

Donation Amount: $1,800


September 17, 2023

SER Metro-Detroit

SER Metro-Detroit was established in 1971 as a small community non-profit agency to address the employment and economic inequities of Detroit's Hispanic community. Over the past 52 years, SER Metro has evolved into a multi-service organization assisting thousands of disadvantaged Detroiters across the City and region in achieving their career and academic goals through quality employment, education and job training programs.

SER Metro provides a range of workforce development and education programs and services that meet the needs of unemployed adults, disengaged youth, job seekers, and employers. SER Metro's programs and services include adult basic education, high school completion, ESL, computer literacy, career and job readiness, financial literacy, occupational skills and training in the skilled trades, mentoring, job placement and supportive services, economic and community development, and extensive youth programs. Through its partnership with the City's Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation, these programs and services are provided at the Detroit at Work Career Centers operated by SER Metro in Northwest and Southwest Detroit. SER Metro also has a high school chartered by DPSCD at the Samaritan Center on the Eastside of Detroit.

As a community leader, SER Metro is committed to serving a multi-constituent, underserved community, connecting employers with highly qualified talent and offering a comprehensive wrap-around, human-centered approach to assist individuals where they are and to ensure their long-term economic self-sufficiency through successful education and employment outcomes. For more info, visit:

Donation Amount: $2,500