Stephen Tulloch’s 5th Annual Athletes Adopting Families for the Holidays Event

Posted Nov 11, 2013

Stephen Tulloch’s 5th Annual Athletes Adopting Families for the Holidays Event
Presented by the Detroit Lions & JWI Associates

November 5, 2013; TROY, MI:  On Friday, December 6, 2013, Stephen Tulloch and friends will team up with Angels of Hope to bring the Southeast Michigan business community together for a special evening, the 5th Annual Athletes Adopting Families for the Holidays event at Tre Monti Ristoranti in Troy, MI (1695 East Big Beaver Road) from 7-11pm. Tickets are $150 each and include premium open bar, dinner and desserts. 

“I’m very excited to host the 5th Annual Athletes Adopting Families event and partner with Angels of Hope for the second year in a row,” said Tulloch. “We’ll be raising money to help people in Detroit through my foundation during the holiday season, as well as Angels of Hope and its efforts to help people who have been affected by cancer. I’m very grateful to many local companies and people such as Jeff Ivory, the Detroit Lions, Tre Monti and others who have really stepped up and supported my foundation for this event. It will be a great evening for an even better cause.”

Stephen Tulloch launched his own program, Operation 55, upon signing with Detroit and has helped hundreds of children and families across the Metro Detroit area by adopting them for the holidays, providing kids dental care, promoting educational projects at the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy and now partnering with Angels of Hope to help provide a Christmas for families that have been affected by cancer as well as other families in need across Metro Detroit..

Past supporting Detroit athletes of this annual event include current Head Coach and special guest, Jim Schwartz, Detroit Lions standouts Louis Delmas, Nate Burleson, Calvin Johnson and other active players.  Detroit Pistons’ Charlie Villanueva, Ben Gordon and Rick Mahorn have also supported in past years. Additional supporters include former University of Michigan Fab 5 Stars Jalen Rose and Jimmy King, Detroit Lions 4-time All-Pro Wide Receiver Herman Moore, 7-time All-Pro and Super Bowl Champion Lomas Brown along with U of M lineman Mike Martin, actress and Mittens for Detroit Founder Erin Cummings and Biggest Loser Season 7 Winner Helen Phillips.

The event will include food, open premium bar, music, great company and many great surprises throughout the evening. There will be a live and silent auction and the annual bottle drawing and donation table, where one lucky guest will go home with an an exclusive gift from Stephen Tulloch.

Tickets to attend the event are $150. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit,

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About Stephen Tulloch Foundation

Launched in 2009, The Stephen Tulloch Foundation helps assist underprivileged youth with opportunities to be successful and works to provide them with the same opportunities as other children.  Mr. Tulloch’s goal is to supply youth with the essentials to build self-esteem, establish their goals, and help unlock their potential.

About Angels of Hope, A Family Cancer Foundation

Driven solely by a dedicated team of volunteers, Angels of Hope, A Family Cancer Foundation has been providing financial and emotional support to children and families as they battle against cancer. For nearly a decade, Angels of Hope has ensured that over 90 percent of their donations go directly to the families that will benefit from it, guaranteeing that every dollar collected does the most good.