TMA Foundation Secures Matching Gift to Support Hard Hats for Little Heads - 06/10/2022
Champions of the Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Heads program rose above and beyond at the TMA Foundation’s 29th annual gala on April 29 and earned a $10,500 matching gift during the event’s Make-A-Difference fundraising drive.
What Is Hard Hats for Little Heads? - 05/10/2022
The Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Head bicycle helmet giveaway program was created to help reduce head injury among Texas children.
Hard Hats for Little Heads: Planning Your Event - 04/12/2022
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.
Frequently Asked Questions - 04/12/2022
Hard Hats for Little Heads FAQs
Connect With Your Community in 2022 With TMA Programs - 04/05/2022
Signature community-based programs such as the Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Heads and Walk with a Doc Texas provide TMA and TMA Alliance members a unique way to improve the health of their community as trusted leaders.
Media Relations Tools - 02/03/2022
TMA provides sample materials to alert the media about your event. If you create your own materials, TMA must approve them before distribution to ensure the Hard Hats for Little Heads program is properly credited.
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.
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.
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
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.
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