Healthy Communities

How would you hit a homerun for health?

For five Detroit area kids, their answers to the question, “how would you hit a homerun for health?” earned them tickets to Kids Opening Day at Comerica Park, and a chance to participate in some on-field exercises before the game. … Continue reading

Detroit PAL teaches more than on-the-field fundamentals

The statistics about childhood obesity in Michigan are sobering, especially when it comes to kids and physical activity. According to the Michigan Department of Community Health, only 31 percent of our state’s youth participate in a daily physical education class. … Continue reading

Getting hyped for Kids Opening Day with HYPE Athletics

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is proud to partner with the Detroit Tigers and HYPE Athletics to present Kids Opening Day on April 6, at Comerica Park. HYPE Athletics is a local community organization that creates an environment for … Continue reading

Giving kids an opening day of their own at Comerica Park

For the second year in a row, local organizations are partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit Tigers to give kids an opening day of their own at Comerica Park on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Nearly … Continue reading

313 is more than just Detroit’s area code

March 13 is an unofficial holiday in the city of Detroit, and many people have taken to social networks to help celebrate this day using different hashtags, one of the most popular being #313DLove. #313DLove is not only a hashtag, … Continue reading

We celebrate our 75th anniversary on a strong foundation of serving the people of Michigan

On Saturday, March 8, 2014, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan celebrated our 75th year of being a nonprofit health insurer. As BCBSM president and CEO, Daniel J. Loepp said in a press release about the day, we’re not acting … Continue reading

Go Blue! We Work!

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the University of Michigan men’s basketball program for seniors night and the team’s last home game Sunday, March 8 at 6 p.m. BCBSM will support U of M by distributing 13,000 … Continue reading

Blue Care Network supports LaughFest for the health of it

If you are feeling down or stressed, getting a hearty chuckle in may help boost your mood. Blue Care Network is sponsoring the Clean Comedy Showcase at Gilda’s Club, fourth annual LaughFest in Grand Rapids, March 6-16.  LaughFest celebrates the … Continue reading

All Michigan public, charter and nonprofit schools encouraged to apply to Building Healthy Communities program

Are you looking for a way to help your child’s school improve student health and improve academic success? Helping could be as easy as encouraging them to apply for Building Healthy Communities. The partnership between Blue Cross Blue Shield of … Continue reading

Four kids selected to be ball kids for Detroit Pistons, honoring their efforts to Dream Big

In celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s  legacy, BCBSM and the Detroit Pistons hosted over 200 kids from local community organizations at the Palace of Auburn Hills Monday, January 20, to take part in the “Dream Big” program … Continue reading