Detroit Pistons & BCBSM Kick Off #MIKidsCan ‘Piston for a Day’


LANSING, Michigan (WILX) – Michigan’s Detroit Pistons and Blue Cross Blue Shield are launching the #MIKidsCan Detroit Pistons ‘Piston for a Day’ social media giveaway for children of Michigan on Monday April 5. The competition runs for a week only and will select five winners, with their prize being a special visit to the Detroit Pistons Performance Center.

Additional prices include:

  • A special virtual message from a Detroit Pistons player
  • A Michigan-based Pistons / Blue Cross Blue Shield locker filled with a signed jersey, shorts, shirts, basketball, a bag, and more
  • Private shootaround on the Pistons basketball court
  • Four (4) club tickets to a Pistons home game for the 2021-2022 season

Blue Cross Blue Shield from Michigan’s #MIKidsCan campaign is an initiative aimed at encouraging children to adopt healthy habits early in life so they are more likely to be carried into adulthood. The organization works with sports teams across the state to help children maintain active, healthy lifestyles with good eating and exercise habits.

Over the past 16 years, Michigan’s Blue Cross Blue Shield has donated more than $ 6.5 million to child health and wellness initiatives nationwide, reaching 450,000 students and 1,000 schools.

The contest runs April 5-12, only for Michigan children ages 6-14. To participate, visit The competition rules and entry details are available on the website.

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Dusty Kennedy