Grand Things to Do

Every day this week:

  • Follow our Twitter, Facebook, and website and share the Generations United messages.  Check out our Grandparents Day Social Media Guide for sample content.  Make sure to tag your messages #DoSomethingGrand.
  • Let your grandparents, grandchildren and other older and younger people in your life know you think they are special.
  • Volunteer with and advocate on behalf of another generation.
  • Encourage your friends and family to swap their regular Facebook profile or cover photos with one that includes their grandparents and/or grandchildren and keep it up throughout the week.
  • #TakeAGrandie for Generations United’s “Grandie” contest! Learn more

Tuesday, September 6

Wednesday, September 7

Thursday, September 8

Friday, September 9

Saturday, September 10

  • Pokémon Go has taken over the world. Did you know that this app could be a big step to bringing the generations together? Here’s our guide on how to maximize Pokémon Go’s intergenerational potential.
  • Check out the winners of the 2015/2016 Listen to a Life Essay Contest.
  • Involve Your Faith-Based Community. Ask your religious leader to mention Grandparents Day during a faith-based service or plan a special intergenerational service during this time. See other ideas in our Take Action Guide.

Sunday, September 11 – GRANDPARENTS DAY

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