Grannies for Africa Striding to Change the Tide

Quinte West EMC News, May 31, 2012. By Michael Brethour EMC News -Belleville/ Quinte West – Area Grannies are looking to change the tide of events in Africa. Quinte Grannies for Africa and the Apple Route Grannies are once again joining forces for the third annual Stride to Turn the Tide, an annual national fund-raising walk of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. This year’s walk will take place ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers Helping Grandmothers

Perth EMC News, May 24, 2012. By Lanark County Grandmothers EMC Events – Join the local grandmothers’ tour of Heritage Perth on June 9 with local historian, Susan Code walking in solidarity with African grandmothers. The Lanark County Grannies are holding the third annual Stride to Turn the Tide national fundraising walk at 10 a.m. Together with grandmothers from across the region, they join thousands o ... Continue Reading »

From Clarington garages to African grannies: Gathering for Grannies raises money for families impacted by HIV/AIDS in Africa, May 18, 2012. By Jennifer O’Meara CLARINGTON — A small group of dedicated Newcastle volunteers and a supportive community are about to pass the $100,000 mark raised for families impacted by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Gathering for Grannies will be hosting its seventh annual gigantic garage sale fundraiser in downtown Newcastle, beside Mac’s Milk on King Avenue, on Saturday, ... Continue Reading »

Help the Gogo Getters Stride to Turn the Tide

Northumberland Today, Monday, May 14, 2012. By Cecilia Nasmith COBOURG – On June 9, the Northumberland Gogo Getters will be one of 240 Grandmothers To Grandmothers groups supporting the Stephen Lewis Foundation with the fundraising walk known as Stride To Turn The Tide. The walk was the idea of a grandmother group in Canmore, Alberta, which they brought forward in 2009. To date, grandmothers’ groups acr ... Continue Reading »