Join Hands Day

Join Hands Day is a day of community service that specifically targets and develops relationships between young people and adults through neighborhood volunteering. Youth and adults work together on an equal basis to plan, organize and implement the day's activities. Join Hands Day is always held on the first Saturday in May, making planning each year easy.

Below you will find a Join Hands Day Planning Guide. This guideis specific to Assured Life and provides all the information needed to put on a successful Join Hands Day project. It includes some simple project ideas for you to consider as well.

Assured Life Association's Join Hands Day Planning Guide

DBIA Lodge 15, Des Moines, Iowa - Join Hands Day 2015

According to our records, no chapter has participated in a Join Hands Day project since 2011. After a 3 year void, DBIA Lodge 15 in Des Moines, Iowa stepped up in 2015!

The Lodge and its youth partners decided to plant flowers at Luther Memorial Church. Five lodge members, 3 Girl Scout members and 3 other youth joined hands in this beautification project for the church.

Easy Steps

  1. Establish a Committee
  2. Identify a Youth Group (start with your kids or grandkids)
  3. Choose a Project
  4. Plan
  5. On May 4, 2019 - Do Your Project

Facts on Aging

Per Sherrie Mcgregor, Ph.D. (Everyday Health), the elderly generally show very high interest in associating with friends and close family members. What they show less interest in than younger adults is the expansion of their social networks to make new friends.
Sherrie Mcgregor, Ph.D. (Everyday Health)

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