Hard Hats for Little Heads

Get Free Bike Helmets in Time for Holiday Giving in Your County - 11/15/2021

With the season of giving approaching, the Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Heads bike helmet giveaway program is offering free helmets until Dec. 31 for you to give to kids in your community. Pairing helmets with bikes given through local toy distributions is an easy way to take advantage of this special offer.


Join With TMA to Put Bike Helmets on Local Kids - 09/13/2021

Do you see local kids riding their bikes and scooters without a helmet? Maybe they don’t understand the protection a helmet provides. Maybe riding without a helmet is the norm among their friends. Or maybe they can’t afford a helmet.


2020 Hard Hats for Little Heads Event Hosts - 07/21/2021

2019 Hard Hats for Little Heads Event Hosts


Reconnect to Your Community With a Hard Hats Event - 06/29/2021

If you’re looking for a way to reconnect with your community as COVID-19 restrictions ease, consider the Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Heads program. For 27 years, the Hard Hats program has been helping physicians put bike helmets on local children to encourage them to exercise and do it safely.


Frequently Asked Questions - 03/24/2021

Hard Hats for Little Heads FAQs


What Is Hard Hats for Little Heads? - 03/24/2021

The Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Head bicycle helmet giveaway program was created to help reduce head injury among Texas children.


TCEP Kicks Off Hard Hats for Little Heads Collaboration - 12/16/2020

More than 300 students at Waverly Park Elementary School in Fort Worth received some early holiday cheer in late November with a free bicycle helmet from the Texas College of Emergency Physicians in conjunction with TMA’s Hard Hats for Little Heads program.


TMA Bike Helmets + Holiday Gift Giveaways = Safe, Happy Kids - 11/13/2020

As the holidays approach, the Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Heads bike helmet giveaway program provides a way to put smiles – and safety – into the lives of children in your community.


TMA Has Bike Helmets For Your Next Giveaway - 11/13/2020

If you want to help kids in your community get outside and stay active, consider hosting a Hard Hats for Little Heads bike helmet giveaway. By hosting an event, you can join with the Texas Medical Association to urge Texas kids: “Get Moving. Stay Safe. Wear a Helmet.”


Make A Difference in 2020: Donate to TMA’s Hard Hats for Little Heads Program - 08/27/2020

Although this year’s TMA Foundation gala was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still “Make a Difference” in the lives of Texas youth by donating to the TMA's Hard Hats for Little Heads program.


Hard Hats School Giveaways Help Kids Read, Ride - 08/06/2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, joining with a local school that gives bikes as a reward for achievement is a good fit for a Texas Medical Association Hard Hats for Little Heads bike helmet giveaway.


Well-Checks, Emergency Settings Are Fitting Times to Give Out Bicycle Helmets - 07/16/2020

As a family physician in the North Texas town of Jacksboro, Shivum Agarwal, MD, not only sees patients at his office and the emergency department, he also helps keep them safe through the Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Heads program.


Promote Safe Exercise With In-Office Hard Hats Giveaways - 06/05/2020

As COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders are lifted statewide, you might be looking for ways to reconnect with your community. But, social-distancing recommendations mean you have to get creative. TMA's Hard Hats for Little Heads has bicycle helmets available that you can give to kids during well checks.


Hard Hats for Little Heads: Planning Your Event - 02/25/2020

TMA recommends you start planning your Hard Hats for Little Heads event at least a month in advance to ensure time for delivery of helmets and materials.


TMA/H-E-B Collaboration on Hard Hats for Little Heads - 02/25/2020

The Texas Medical Association and H-E-B have a history of working together to improve the health of all Texans. In 2012, this collaboration expanded when two H-E-B stores welcomed the TMA Hard Hats for Little Heads program to their Second Saturday in-store health events. Based on these successful pilots, TMA hopes to increase the number of collaborative events in 2013 and beyond.


Testimonials - 02/07/2020

Testimonials


TMA Celebrates 25 Years of Bike Helmet Giveaways With Events Statewide in October - 10/08/2019

The Texas Medical Association (TMA) will give away nearly 3,500 bicycle helmets to Texas children in October to celebrate the 25th birthday of its Hard Hats for Little Heads program. Since starting Hard Hats for Little Heads in 1994, TMA has given away more than 325,000 helmets to Texas children.


Eustace Primary School Students to Receive Bike Helmets - 09/24/2019

To protect children from head injuries and encourage exercise, Henderson County physicians and their spouses will partner with the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Hard Hats for Little Heads program to give more than 300 Eustace children a free bicycle helmet.


Act Now to Promote Bicycle Safety in October - 08/22/2019

You can help promote bicycle safety in your community through the Texas Medical Association's Hard Hats for Little Heads program. TMA has everything you need for your helmet giveaway event, from helmets and publicity tools to educational materials.


And the Winners Are … - 07/23/2019

Sixteen first-time event hosts will participate in TMA’s Hard Hats for Little Heads in October, and kids in nine new Texas locations will receive a free bike helmet. These winners in TMA’s 25 for 25 campaign will help mark a quarter-century for the bike helmet giveaway program during Hard Hats for Little Heads Month.


Hard Hats for Little Heads Event Ideas - 07/18/2019

Ideas for a Successful Event


Help Celebrate 25 Years of Keeping Texas Children Safe - 07/17/2019

Since 1994, Texas physicians and others have given out more than 325,000 bicycle helmets to children across the state through the Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Heads program. We’re celebrating the program’s 25th birthday in October, and you can be a part of the festivities.


Last Call for 25 Free Bicycle Helmets - 05/29/2019

You have until Saturday, June 1, to submit an entry for TMA’s 25 for 25 campaign , which is part of this 25th birthday year of the bicycle helmet giveaway program. TMA will award 25 helmets at no cost to 25 TMA Family members who host their first event or host one in a county new to Hard Hats.


Hats Off to Hard Hats - 05/15/2019

In honor of the Hard Hats for Little Heads' 25th year, the Texas Medical Association and TMA Foundation will pass around a bicycle helmet during TMA’s House of Delegates meeting Saturday, May 18, to raise $10,000 to support the program next year.


Join TMA in Protecting Kids’ Heads - 04/15/2019

Do kids in your community ride bikes without a helmet? Do they wear a helmet, but in a way that won’t protect them? If so, the Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Heads is a ready-made, turnkey program available to help you protect local kids.