Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit Pistons have teamed up to offer 50 Michigan kids a once-in-a-lifetime experience at Little Caesars Arena on Sunday, Mar. 10. The Pistons Kids Day sweepstakes, running through Thursday, Feb. 28, will give select children ages 8-12 a chance to go to work and do the jobs that support the Pistons on gameday. The sweepstakes aims to highlight the value of team sports and gives kids a chance to experience working with a professional basketball team. To enter, families can visit https://www.nba.com/pistons/BCBSKidsDay.
Fifty winners will be randomly selected on Friday, Mar. 1 to participate in Pistons Kids Day presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan on Sunday, Mar. 10. As part of their prize package, each child will be given four tickets to watch the Pistons take on the Chicago Bulls and have the opportunity to shadow a member of the Detroit Pistons staff. Roles and responsibilities will include: Game ball delivery, PA announcing, on-air broadcasts, dance team and VIP warmups and box office duties, among many others.
Pistons Kids Day presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan supports Blue Cross’s ongoing commitment to children’s health through its #MIKidsCan campaign – initiatives focused on encouraging kids to adopt healthy habits and get active for at least 60 minutes every day. Over the last 14 years, Blue Cross has given more than $6.5 million in support of kids’ health and wellness initiatives across the state, reaching almost 340,000 children in more than 750 schools. For more information on the sweepstakes or Blue Cross’ ongoing efforts to help improve childhood health, visit AHealthierMichigan.org/MIKidsCan or follow #MIKidsCan on Twitter.