HERE ARE SEVERAL WAYS YOU CAN HELP
 
1.
Forward the general information email to your contacts who may want to help get the word out. Also send it to organizations you think may be interested in directly participating.
 
2.
Encourage influencers and organizations to promote the program on their websites and social media. Just forward this file with simple instructions on how to link to the Summer Meals Program website.
 
3.
Include information about free summer meals for kids in texts, emails, automated calls and newsletters sent to parents. A message sample is provided below. Just copy and paste.
 
Parents: The Texas Department of Agriculture is again
offering free meals this summer for children 18 and younger
through its Summer Meals For Kids program! Call 211 or
text FOODTX daily to 877-877 for location information
 
4.
Another way to inform parents is by forwarding the summer meals parent information card. Remember, this program is open to all kids 18 and younger. No identification or preregistration required.