DETROIT - In celebration of the holiday spirit, the Detroit Tigers and Delaware North Companies
SportService will treat 50 children and teens in need from Black Family Development and The Children's Center to a special holiday dinner in the Tiger Club, followed by a surprise trip to the Fairlaine Town Center for a holiday shopping spree on Wednesday, December 10.
Tigers pitching coach Jeff Jones along with his wife Paula, Tigers broadcaster Dan Dickerson and his wife Lori Anne and Karie Ross, wife of Tigers President, CEO and General Manager David Dombrowski will join the youth and their families for a traditional holiday dinner. Following dinner, everyone will board chartered buses and head to Fairlane Town Center where they will meet Detroit's favorite mascot PAWS, and embark on a shopping extravaganza.
As a result of contributions from FOX Sports Detroit broadcaster Rod Allen, Tigers front office staff members, and the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, each child will be surprised with a gift card to be used towards gifts of their choice. In addition, through the generosity of Tigers pitcher David Price and Project One-Four, a David Price Foundation, and Jazwares each child will receive a toy box filled with toys and headphones.
The holiday feast begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Tiger Club at Comerica Park, 2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201. The shopping spree will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Fairlane Town Center, 18900 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI 48126 at the food court entrance near Sears.