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Grandmothers ride for grandmothers

Victoria News, August 21, 2012. By Sharon Tiffin. Thirty cyclists with an average age of 65, numerous hip and knee replacements and life-threatening illness between them, a journey of 275 kilometres and no complaints. The Victoria Grandmothers for Africa Cycle Tour take their rubber to the road for their less-fortunate counterparts in Africa in September. “A total of 40-60 per cent of orphaned grandchildren in A ... Continue Reading »

Grassroot Grannies pedaling for a purpose

EMC Kanata News, August 16, 2012. By Jessica Cunha. . A group of Kanata grandparents is hosting its third-annual bike ride to raise funds for and awareness about the AIDS battle in Africa. The Grassroot Grannies group will host the Ride to Turn the Tide event this September, in support of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign, a part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. “It’s not a matter of bringing ... Continue Reading »

Granny Bulletin: August 9, 2012

In this Granny Bulletin: Update from the Foundation: Dare to Dine is back, and Partnering with Schools and Faith-Based Groups for World AIDS Day Focus on Projects: Alot Jarire, a Grandmother Support Group, YWCAA in Kenya Focus on Fundraising: Gifts from the Heart Welcome to the August edition of the Granny Bulletin. We hope you are having a relaxing and fun-filled summer, enjoying time with family and friends. W ... Continue Reading »