Be kind, have pie
Lend a hand, have some pie. Sounds like a good combination, eh?
The Lions are teaming up with Achatz Handmade Pie Co., to raise money for the Haiti Earthquake relief. On Friday, Feb. 5, from noon to 2 p.m., Detroit Lions will meet and greets customers at four local Achatz pie shops. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. that day, for a $10 donation customers will receive a free slice of pie or a hot bowl of soup to-go. All proceeds will benefit the Salvation Army Disaster Relief Fund in Haiti.
Punter Nick Harris will be at the Troy location at 1063 E. Long Lake Road; kicker Jason Hanson will be at the Sterling Heights Pie Shot at 35736 Van Dyke; defensive end Jared DeVries will welcome customers at the Shelby Pie Shot at 46575 Hayes Road; and former defensive lineman Luther Elliss will be at the Oxford Pie Shop at 40 N. Washington.
Three of the Lions Gosder Cherilus, Cliff Avril and Louis Delmas have Haitian backgrounds with friends and family on the island.