Achatz Catering and Soup is partnering with The Detroit Lions to Do the Most Good in metro Detroit by helping to collect clean, new and gently used coats in support of the 21st annual Lions Coat Drive, benefiting The Salvation Army, on Thanksgiving Day.

 From now through November 24, collection bins will be at Achatz Catering and Soup, in Casco, MI, as well as eight Achatz Handmade Pie Co. retail locations in Armada, Chesterfield Township, Shelby Township, Oxford, Sterling Heights, Beverly Hills, Ann Arbor and Troy. Bins can also be found at Achatz Burgers in St. Clair Shores, and Achatz Riverview Restaurant in St. Clair, MI. For a listing of addresses, please visit,, or Achatz Burgers at 24605 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores, MI 48080.

For each coat donated at an Achatz Handmade Pie Co. location, participants will receive a free slice of pie; for donations made at Achatz Catering and Soup, participants will receive a free pint of soup. All donations to Achatz Burgers will receive a Free Mini Burger, and all coats donated to Achatz Riverview Restaurant will receive a free homemade cookie.

“Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on how much we all have and appreciate the gifts we have been given,” said Steve Achatz, owner of Achatz Catering and Soup. “We are participating in the Lions Coat Drive this year in this spirit of giving and encourage everyone to join with us to help keep our neighbors warm.”

All coats collected will be delivered by Achatz representatives to the Detroit Lions’ 72nd Thanksgiving Day game in a 32-foot Lions Fan Bus.

 This year’s Lions Coat Drive is sponsored by Pepsi in association with The Salvation Army, WXYZ-Channel 7 and 97.1 The Ticket.


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