Family Engagement

Bloom Bright

Family-focused, text-based service empowers parents.

Presented by PNC Bank, Bloom Bright is a free, family-focused texting program that delivers encouraging, research-backed messages to parents of young children. Participating families receive regular ideas for supporting early learning at home and fostering positive relationships with child care providers and educators.

To reach that goal, text messages cover specific content areas including:

  • Simple, actionable ideas about supporting child development delivered to age-based subscriber segments;
  • Parent self-care ideas and celebrations of the role of parents as educators; and
  • Easy steps for working collaboratively with child care providers

Families and programs can sign up to be a part of Bloom Bright today!PNC Bank presents Bloom Bright


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