Hard Hats for Little Heads: Planning Your Event

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

Planning Your Event

To request an order packet, email Jose Melendez or call (512) 370-1390.

Promoting Your Event

TMA provides customizable materials to promote your event. If you wish to create your own materials, TMA must approve them to ensure the Hard Hats for Little Heads program is properly credited. 

Day-of-Event Items

  • TMA Donor Recognition Poster (English and Spanish): Post at events to credit TMA for its free helmet contribution.
  • Photo Release Form (English and Spanish): Taking photos at your event is important. TMA can use these in our publications or you can send them to the newspaper for follow-up coverage of your event. Use this form to get parents’ permission to photograph a child. Without this form, a photograph cannot be reprinted.
  • Event photography tips: Use these tips to capture winning photos at your event.
  • Talking points: Use these talking points about brain injury and obesity to enhance your messages to children, parents, or the media.

Event Merchandise

  • Pledge sheet (English and Spanish): Kids “pledge” to wear their helmets every time they ride.
  • Drawstring backpack : Order backpacks for children who attend your event. Costs: $45 for 50 or $75 for 100
  • Tote bag:  Order tote bags for children who attend your event. Costs: 50 for $30 or 100 for $40.
  • Coloring and activity pages: Entertain children while they wait to be fitted for a helmet.
  • Hard Hats for Little Heads banner (vertical, (PDF)): Draw children to your event with these colorful banners. 
  • Healthy habits stickers: Help promote healthy habits to kids at your events: helmet use, physical activity, healthy eating, and hand washing. Up to 100 sticker strips at no cost. Additional sets of 100 are $5 each. 

Educational Materials 
TMA recommends at least one educational piece go with each helmet. All materials are in English and Spanish.

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Last Updated On

April 12, 2022

Originally Published On

December 05, 2012

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