News and Events

News, Dates and Events

Book Now – Open 2019 Immersion Trips – Join Us!
Belize: February 10-16, Appalachia: April 25-28

Learn more about our programs

Louisville Appalachia |Belize | Nicaragua 


Year of You

We are celebrating the “Year of You” in 2018. You sweat on our worksites in Central America and Kentucky. You invite guests to our events to hear our story. You write checks. You remember us in your estate planning. You give us your time, your talent and your treasure. And we treasure you! Share your stories with us at and click here to check out the stories we’ve shared so far. 

Calendar - All Upcoming Events

Open Immersion Trips: Please join us on a life changing journey! These trips are open to the public. Learn more about our immersion trips and how to sign up.

“Explore the Mission” Informational Meetings: Learn more about who we are, what we do and where we serve at this one-hour session. All your questions will be answered! Contact the office. if you are interested.

November 10 Louisville: “Free day”: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
December 6 Explore the Mission: 11:30 a.m.
December 28 Hands Building Harmony Youth Build Fundraiser:
6:00 at Butchertown Pizza Hall
January 8 Explore the Mission: 11:30 a.m.
February 1 2nd Annual Trivia Night: 6:00 p.m.
February 6 Explore the Mission: 11:30 a.m.
February 10-16 Belize: Open Immersion Trip
March 7 Explore the Mission: 11:30 a.m.
April 4-7 Appalachia: Open Immersion Trip (FULL)
April 25-28 Appalachia: Open Immersion Trip
June 9-12 Appalachia: Open Immersion Trip
June 12-15 Appalachia: Open Immersion Trip
July 21-27 Belize: Open Immersion Trip
August 7-10 Appalachia: Open Immersion Trip
October 16 Legacy Breakfast
November 24-20 Belize: Open Immersion Trip (Thanksgiving)
In the News
October 18, 2018 > Love News: Hand in Hand Ministries gives away 360th home

September 7, 2018 > WYMT: Local Ministry helps low-income families keep their homes

June 29, 2018 > WHAS11: Ulster Project on Great Day Live!

June 29, 2018 > WLKY: Program teaches teenagers about conflict resolution

June 12, 2018 > SXNews: Campus Ministry returns from successful service trip in Belize

June 11, 2018 > Arkansas Catholic: Seventh-grade service trip transforms students, teachers

June 6, 2018 > WAVE3 News: Hand in Hand Ministries celebrates 1 year in West Louisville  (video and article)

May 14, 2018 > Wicked Local: Dedham student joins house-building service project

May 7, 2018 > Wicked Local: BC High students build home in Belize

April 10, 2018 > Insider Louisville: Hand in Hand hosts “age-friendly Louisville” meeting

March 29, 2018 > LoveFM: Mother of Two Receives New House in Burrell Boom

March 15, 2018 > The Northerner: Northern Kentucky Leadership Institute students spring break in Appalachia

February 20, 2018 > Advance Local: Spring Hill College International Service Immersion Program makes annual trip

December 2017 > KET: Health Ministries: Meeting the Unmet Needs at Home and Abroad

October 8, 2016 > WAVE3: Taking Back Your Streets  (video and article)

September 11, 2016Courier-Journal: Power of Social Media Fuels Nonprofits (video and article)

July 1, 2016 > St. Xavier University Online News: SXU Students to attend the 2016 International Mercy Service Trip to Belize

April 27, 2016 > The Record: Students Donate Hundreds of hours to the needy


View our recent newsletters.