‘Tis The Season For Giving Back And Comedian Mike Epps Did Just That In Detroit Yesterday!

November 26, 2014

(Detroit) November 26, 2014 – Laughs and smiles come easy for funny man Mike Epps, but yesterday he didn’t have to be on a stage or screen to get them. A part of Detroit’s annual All-Star Giveback: Thanksgiving Edition, Epps joined a team of celebrities at River Rouge High School, and for three hours, they humbly distributed more than 1000 turkeys and food baskets to metro-Detroit residents in need.

Mike Epps & Big Sean - Monica Morgan

Mike giving Turkey Day items to Detroit families in need - Monica Morgan

“Every year, my man Tarence Wheeler puts this together for families who are less fortunate and won’t have a turkey, or get a Thanksgiving dinner,” mentioned Mike in an interview with the Morning Heat on Detroit’s HOT 107.5, “It’s a beautiful thing to see these families come out and get these turkeys because they’re counting on them and they’re guaranteed.”

 

Mike Epps & Earl Crueton (Detroit Pistons) - Monica MorganCrowd Shot - Tarence Wheeler (1)

Sponsored by the NBA Retired Players and NFL Alumni as well as a host of contributing sponsors, celebrity participants included rapper Big Sean (Sean Anderson Foundation); Former NBA players – Chauncey Billups (Detroit Pistons), Rick Mahorn(Detroit Pistons), Earl Cureton (Detroit Pistons), Derrick Coleman (Seattle Seahawks) and Willie Burton (Charlotte Hornets); Former Detroit Lions NFL players – Herman Moore, Ron Rice and Lomas Brown; and Hall of Fame Boxer Tommy “Hitman” Hearns.

Mike greeting the audience - Monica Morgan

For more information on the All-Star Giveback series, contact Tarence Wheeler at 313-819-0040.
 
For more information on Mike Epps and his current projects, including his After Dark Tour, visit www.MikeEpps.com.  
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