Detroit Lions’ Nate Burleson & Stephen Tulloch Team Up with Happy’s Pizza & Greater Grace Temple to Score Coats for Kids

October 31, 2012 // // Detroit, MI – For the 4th consecutive year, Happy’s Pizza joins forces with Greater Grace Temple for Happy’s Coats for Kids. This year Detroit Lions’ fan favorites Nate Burleson and Stephen Tulloch will host the ever popular giveaway on Saturday, November 17th from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at New Rogell Golf Course located at 18601 Berg Road in Detroit.

To kick off this annual charitable effort, Burleson and Tulloch will meet and greet fans at the West 7 Mile and Evergreen Happy’s Pizza (20150 West 7 Mile Rd) on Tuesday, November 13th at 3:00 pm. Vouchers redeemable for coats will be passed out while supplies last. Guardians will be limited to one voucher per child and the child MUST be present.

With a child present for every voucher requested, parents may also receive vouchers from November 13th through 16th at Greater Grace Temple and all Metro Detroit Happy’s Pizza locations while supplies last.

“This is one of my favorite times of the year! Partnering with Stephen, Nate, Lomas Brown and Greater Grace is amazing,” said Happy Asker, Founder and CEO of Happy’s Pizza. “We love to get involved in the community as much as possible and for us, this is a nice way to kick off the holiday season and help others at the same time.”

“Happy’s Coats For Kids meets a great need in our community and we’re always excited about the opportunity to offer a helping hand to those families that need it,” says Bishop Charles H. Ellis III, Senior Pastor of Greater Grace Temple.

On Saturday, November 17th at New Rogell Golf Course, Nate Burleson, Stephen Tulloch, Lomas Brown and some of their celebrity friends will give coats to children with vouchers from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. From 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, children without a voucher will have an opportunity to receive a coat on a first come first serve basis while supplies last. The coats are for children ages 3 to14 with sizes ranging from 2T to XXLarge. However, sizes are subject to availability.

About Happy’s Pizza

In business since 1996, Happy Asker has grown a single pizza store into a company with over 100 Happy’s Pizza locations across the United States, developing his business into a nationwide brand. Happy’s Pizza is now located in eight states and is slated to expand into more by the end of 2012. With over 200 menu items, Happy’s Pizza prides itself on feeding a family of four for under $15. Happy’s Pizza supports local organizations and charities across the United States, helping serve as many as possible while giving back to the community. For more information and franchising opportunities please visit We are also on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Greater Grace Temple

Founded in 1927 with over 7,000 members, Greater Grace Temple has long been a spiritual pillar of the Motor City, as well as an influential part of the civic community with continued efforts and outreaches to make Detroit a better place. The church has hosted many pivotal community events, including the funeral of Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks. Its $35 million facility anchors the site known as “The City of David,” a 19-acre campus in northwest Detroit. The conglomerate also includes an 89-unit senior apartment complex, 2 charter schools, a travel agency and funeral home. In 2007, the church purchased the historic New Rogell Golf Course, which was featured in Golfweek and Golf World magazines. For more information, please visit


Sherrie Handrinos
Happy’s Pizza
Burleson/Tulloch PR Consultant

Melvin Epps
Greater Grace Temple
Communications Director



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