Bright By Text
Help Everyone in Roanoke Valley Thrive
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Wish parenting came with a manual?
United Way of Roanoke Valley and Smart2Start have teamed up with Bright by Text, a parent texting program that distributes child development information, important announcements, expert tips and games directly into the hands of parents and caregivers. The content is focused on development materials for pre-birth through age eight.
You’ll receive messages about events and resources specific to the Roanoke Valley region, like preschool open enrollment periods, safety announcements, health clinics, and free events.
The free Bright by Text tool also offers expert content, to help parents and caregivers make the most out of these interactions by providing positive parenting tips and resources to aid a child’s physical development, while illustrating fun and easy activities.
Bright by Text is a proven program designed to build nurturing caregiver-child relationships, to positively impact a child’s healthy development and school readiness.
When parents sign up they get 3 to 5 text messages per week with information from experts and ideas for local activities.
Sign Up for Bright By Text
Text UWROANOKE to 274448
Benefits and Features
3 to 5 texts per week
Child development information and advice from early childhood professionals
Ideas for games and local events
Content is available for children pre-birth through age 8
Texts will help parents and caregivers build positive relationships with children
Information to get kids ready to be their best at school
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