Mickey's Deli in Hermosa Beach has named a sandwich after Eric Stevens, the South Bay ex-NFL player turned firefighter who is battling ALS, a fatal neuromuscular disease.

Stevens, according to a spokesperson for the deli, grew up with owner Mickey Mance and designed his own sandwich whenever he visited the deli. Now, until the end of December, Mikey's will donate 100% of the sales of The Steven's Nation's Turkey Pesto Sandwich to Team Stevens Nation.

The sandwich consists of turkey, tomato, fresh mozzarella cheese, a mixture of olive oil, garlic and homemade pesto spread all on a toasted roll, topped with fresh basil.

A regular size is $9.95 and a large is $11.95.

Since Stevens' story has been told on local news outlets, on the Ellen show and at a Rams football game, the family has raised more than $700,000 of its $1 million GoFundMe goal.

Read about Eric Stevens' battle with ALS here.

Mickey’s Deli is located at 101 Hermosa Ave. in Hermosa Beach. For more information visit www.mickeysdeli.com

 

 

Contact Lisa Jacobs lisa.jacobs@TBRnews.com or follow her on Twitter @lisaannjacobs.

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