Hard Hats for Little Heads

What Is Hard Hats for Little Heads? - 09/04/2019

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


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.


Frequently Asked Questions - 07/10/2019

Hard Hats for Little Heads FAQs


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.


Hard Hats for Little Heads: Planning Your Event - 04/10/2019

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 to Give 1,800 Helmets to Texas Kids in April - 04/02/2019

The Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Hard Hats for Little Heads program will give away 1,800 bicycle helmets to Texas children in April – which is designated as Child Safety Month in Texas – to protect them from head injuries.


Host a Local Hard Hats for Little Heads Event - 04/01/2019

As Hard Hats celebrates its 25th birthday this year, TMA invites physician cyclists to share their passion for fitness and safety by hosting a helmet giveaway.


Celebrate 25 Years of Keeping Texans’ Heads Safe - 02/26/2019

It’s time to light the birthday candles because TMA’s Hard Hats for Little Heads bicycle helmet giveaway program is turning 25. If you haven’t hosted an event before, this is your year because the Texas Medical Association will award 25 helmets at no cost to 25 TMA family members who host their first event or host one in a county where Hard Hats hasn’t been.


Q&A: Hard Hats for Little Heads Advocates Alan Howell, MD, and Martha Howell - 02/05/2019

Promoting public health initiatives in local communities can help physicians build relationships with the people they care for every day. Martha Howell and her husband, infectious disease specialist Alan Howell, MD, have taken that idea a few steps further with Hard Hats for Little Heads.


2018 Hard Hats for Little Heads Event Hosts - 02/02/2019

2017 Hard Hats for Little Heads Event Hosts


TMA to Give 3,500 Helmets to Kids This Month - 10/02/2018

Physicians and other volunteers in the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Hard Hats for Little Heads program will give away more than 3,500 free bicycle helmets to Texas children in October.  


TMA to Give 1,700 Helmets to Texas Kids in August - 07/30/2018

The Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Hard Hats for Little Heads program will give away more than 1,700 bicycle helmets to children in August to protect them from head injuries, particularly as they prepare to head back to school. TMA physicians and other volunteers will give Texas kids the free bicycle helmets at events across the state. They also will teach parents and children the importance of properly fitting the helmet for maximum protection.


Simple Ways to Make a Big Impact on Your Patients’ Health - 07/30/2018

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Doctors to Give Kids More Than 2,100 TMA Helmets in May — Bike Month - 04/24/2018

TMA physicians and other volunteers will give children across Texas — including in your area — more than 2,100 free bike helmets in May. A bike helmet could save a life. Kids in your community can ride safely with new helmets from TMA’s Hard Hats for Little Heads.


Sample Letter to the Editor - 04/23/2018

For use during Bike Month in May or Brain Injury Awareness Month in October Dear EDITOR: Physicians Urge Bicycle Helmet Use Every day, children across Texas put their lives at risk by riding their bicycles without a helmet. On behalf of physicians in ______ County and to help kick off Brain Injury Awareness M


TMA to Give Thousands of Helmets to Kids in October - 04/23/2018

Physicians and other volunteers in the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Hard Hats for Little Heads program will give away nearly 3,500 free bicycle helmets to Texas children in October. The TMA doctors and other volunteers will host free helmet giveaways in their communities to teach parents and children the importance of wearing a helmet — especially one that fits properly — to prevent head injuries.


Testimonials - 04/23/2018

Testimonials


TMA to Give 3,600 Texas Kids a Bike Helmet in October - 04/23/2018

The Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Hard Hats for Little Heads program will give away more than 3,600 free bicycle helmets to Texas children in October. TMA physicians and other volunteers will host free helmet giveaways in their communities to teach parents and children the importance of wearing a helmet, especially one that fits properly, to prevent head injuries.


March, April, May: Key Months for Helmet Giveaways - 04/23/2018

Three great times to host a TMA Hard Hats for Little Heads bicycle helmet giveaway are fast approaching. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, April is Texas Child Safety Month, and May is Bike Month.


Put Prevention Into Practice: Give Away Helmets in Your Office - 04/23/2018

Help your young patients get moving and stay safe by giving away free bicycle helmets in your office. TMA's Hard Hats for Little Heads program makes it easy.