DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers are teaming up with Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation to present Children's Health Night on June 16 at 7:08 p.m. when the Tigers face the Cincinnati Reds at Comerica Park. This year the club is partnering with Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation to promote injury prevention awareness and summer safety tips as children and their families head into the summer months. A pregame on-field ceremony will recognize families that have benefited from the support of CHM Foundation.
"In Michigan, summer means baseball and the Detroit Tigers are excited to work alongside the CHM Foundation to use our resources as a platform to promote safe summer fun for our youngest fans and their families," said Ellen Hill Zeringue, Detroit Tigers Vice President, Marketing.
Tigers fans and CHM Foundation supporters can choose from three ticket packages to support the cause. Each ticket purchase will include a special Children's Health Night t-shirt and a $5 donation to Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation. Visit www.tigers.com/chmf for ticket package information.
- Ticket Package #1 will include a seat in the Mezzanine area and a Children's Health Day t-shirt
- Ticket Package #2 will include a seat in the Pavilion and a Children's Health Day t-shirt
- Ticket Package #3 will include a seat in the Upper Box Infield and a Children's Health Day t-shirt
While at the ballpark on June 16, fans can visit the summertime safety tips activation area on the Comerica Park concourse to receive CHM Foundation information, hand sanitizers, educational materials and a special dental hygiene goodie bag, while supplies last, courtesy of CHM Foundation partner Bright Side Dental.
Established in 2003, Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation is dedicated to advancing the health and healthcare of the children of Michigan by raising philanthropic support for pediatric medical education, groundbreaking pediatric research, the prevention of childhood diseases and injuries, and to advocate for children and their safety. The Foundation granted more than $6.3 million in 2013 for these important community initiatives. The Foundation is an independent Foundation governed by a 25-member community board of directors and is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.