Family and Homes – SNAP-Ed Funding provided through SNAP-Ed allows HealthMPowers to team up with YOU, YOUR STUDENT and THEIR SCHOOL. HealthMPowers works to engage more families through relevant presentations, text messages and peer coaching that supports the key messages found in your child’s Student Day Planner. Family Engagement Presentations HealthMPowers provides each elementary school a series of PowerPoints that schools can be used at various events demonstrating the importance of nutrition, physical fitness and physical activity in a student’s life. Along with the presentation, various resources are provided to families each month. Weekly Text Messages Are you interested in receiving free, quick ideas for keeping your family healthy? HealthMPowers offers a voluntary texting program where you will receive helpful tips and learn healthy eating and physical activity facts that your child is learning. Family to Family Peer Ambassadors We can learn so much from each other… especially from those who are dealing with similar challenges of raising a healthy and successful child. The Family to Family program includes healthy eating and physical activity components which provide families with resources and information encouraging them to share, discuss and learn from their peers. Student Day Planner/Agendas HealthMPowers provides a day planner to all children is. There is the K-2 Get Ready! Get Set! Go! planner and the Choosing Healthy Habits planner for grades 3-5. In addition to the space for students to write down assignments, both versions provide information on healthy eating and the importance of being active for 60 minutes each day. Both levels also have health tips; fun and easy Family Challenges; Family Times newsletters; and space for parents and teachers to communicate with each other. TO LEARN MORE CONTACT firstname.lastname@example.org This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — SNAP. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.For the USDA’s full non-discrimination statement, click here.