6:00 to 7:30 PM

Registration Required.

No Small Matter

SMART Family Literacy will host a special online public viewing of "No Small Matter," a documentary about early care and education. Once you see this film, you will have no doubt that educating young children affects everyone in the nation, whether or not they have children.

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Books for Kids

This year, SMART put more than 30,000 books into the hands and homes of kids who need to read, but we're not finished. Your tax deductible donation will help us provide books to Galveston County kids in 2021. 

Photo by Marisa Heymach


SMART teaches children, their parents, and their teachers, both online and outdoors. We partner with child care centers, elementary schools, clinics, and other nonprofit organizations to reach thousands of people yearly in Galveston County

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Family Food Gardens

Kids, parents, and teachers learn to grow their own herbs, lettuce, and green beans with tiny starter box garden kits. Success means they harvest and taste the freshest and best food ever. Donate in support of family food gardens, fighting childhood obesity and diabetes.  


 is a SMART newsletter about food gardening and outdoor learning for parents and teachers of young children.

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Save the Date! 

JANUARY 28 & 30, 2021

Project WILD Growing Up WILD Workshop for teachers! 

Enjoy Books, Vegetables, and Videos with SMART Family Literacy! 

Books in Kids' Hands & Homes 

They matter NOW more than EVER! That's why our team, including teachers, principals, and staff at Galveston ISD, Texas City ISD, Dickinson ISD, Odyssey Academy, Ambassador Preparatory Academy, and nonprofit partners worked with us to distribute more than 30,000 books to children in 2020! 

Is a cucumber a vegetable or a fruit? 

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Thank you to our generous donors!

The Harris & Eliza Kempner Fund

The PEF of Moody Methodist Church

The Ippolito Charitable Foundation

The Moody Foundation

Save the Children, U.S. 

Valero BFC

Sasser Family Foundation

DSW Homes

TNMP Fund, a division of PNM Resources Foundation

Andrew Turner's Birthday Fundraiser

Tom's Thumb Nursery

Many thoughtful individuals 

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