Punter Sam Martin hosted his annual celebrity softball game to benefit the Sam Martin Foundation.
This summer the Detroit Lions surprised five communities across the state as part of the launch of their new initiative, Detroit Lions Touchdown in Your Town. Each school was given with a $10,000 grant for their high school football program from the Lions, new football helmets in partnership with Riddell, a chocolate milk grant from the United Dairy Industry of Michigan, and equipment grants from USA Football.
Students of the Detroit Lions Academy participated in graduation ceremonies at Ford Field to celebrate their completion of middle school.
The Detroit Lions rookies got out in the community this week to visit the Empowerment Plan where they helped make coats for the homeless.
Several Lions players visited with graduates of Haven's Redefine program and shared their thoughts on what it means to be a man and a leader in their community.
Watch as LB Devon Kennard presents $5,000 scholarships to graduates of Detroit's Midnight Golf Program.
Watch as the Detroit Lions and Kroger team up to host leadership assemblies, distribute healthy food and provide a special surprise to Fisher Magnet Academy.
Lions players visited the Macomb Special Olympics at Macomb Community College on Wednesday.
Watch as Lions players meet with students of John R. King Academy to help them properly address challenges they may face in their everyday lives.
Funds generated from the team's social justice initiative will be allocated towards programs and organizations as determined by the players specializing in Scholarship Funding, Social-Educational Programs and Medical Aid/Health Assistance.
Detroit Lions players and students from Detroit Lions Academy build and compete against each other in robot battles, courtesy of Robot Garage.
Detroit Lions players take Detroit Lions Academy students Christmas shopping at Meijer in the annual "Shop with a Lion" event.
Four lucky winners were selected to attend a special lunch and tour event of the Michigan Central Station train depot.
Watch Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's Turkey Day VIP Sweepstakes winner, Noah, as he participates in America's Thanksgiving Parade and delivers the game ball to QB Matthew Stafford.
The Detroit Lions, along with Playworks, hosted the "Real Players Don't Bully" rally at Hutchinson Elementary School on Tuesday afternoon.
The Detroit Lions surprised newlywed couple and diehard Lions fans Matthew and Katie Sheffer at their wedding reception with a $500 gift card courtesy of Meijer, as well as sideline passes and tickets in the Meijer dream seats from the Lions' home game against the Packers.
In partnership with Kids Kicking Cancer and Henry Ford Health System, the Detroit Lions hosted the 2nd Annual Superhero Ball for families who have been impacted by pediatric cancer on Monday night.
Lomas Brown was on hand with Detroit Lions partners Kroger and Playworks to distribute over 400 bags of food to Beacon Elementary students.
Sam Martin visited the Academy of Americas to talk to the students about healthy nutrition, sleep, and exercise habits.
View highlights from the Lions' community events during the 2017 season.
The Detroit Lions Cheerleaders hosted their first ever Junior Cheerleader Clinic and in-game halftime performance with 300 girls.
Detroit Lions players take kids Christmas shopping at Meijer in the annual "Shop with a Lion" event.
Lions players host a Thanksgiving dinner for foster families at Ford Field.
Travis Swanson, Miles Killebrew and some of their Detroit Lions' teammates joined the Neighborhood Service Organization in distributing coats to those in need.
Detroit Lions players competed against military members in video games at Ford Field. Watch Ameer Abdullah take on 2nd Lt. Mason Smith of the Army National Guard in FIFA.