GoGo Grannies bringing back Games for Africa fundraiser

Orangeville Citizen.  April 29 2015. The Orangeville GoGo Grannies, in partnership with KOROS Games, once again brought back their annual Games for Africa Fundraiser this past month. The event, which was held on April 11, helps raise funds for a national campaign through the Stephen Lewis Foundation that supports orphans of AIDs victims  in Africa. “The campaign helps provide funds for caregivers who are suppor ... Continue Reading »

Langley Gogos invite ranting

The Langley Gogos are a group of grandmothers who support the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Photograph By Maureen Wilson Langley Advance April 22, 2015 The second annual Spring Rant is approaching fast. The grandmothers group, commonly known as the Langley Gogos, invites people to the rant this Saturday, April 25. The Langley Gogos are grandmothers who offer their support t ... Continue Reading »

Walking to Uganda campaign making strides in AIDS relief efforts

  WALK TO UGANDAKaz Novak,The Hamilton SpectatorFrom left, Jan Pollard, Doreen Knol, Joanne Dear and Daphne Payne. They are on a “Walk to Uganda. Hamilton Spectator. April 22 2015. When you tell people you’re walking to Uganda, they will naturally think either that you’re talking about some new hipster coffee shop or that you will drown very soon after confronting the Atlantic Ocean. Uganda ... Continue Reading »

Weaving threads of hope

By Michelle Ruby, Brantford Expositor Wednesday, March 25, 2015 A dazzling display of textile art that tells the story of strength, love and hope will be on display next month at Glenhyrst Cottage. More than a showcase of stunning handiwork created by women from across Ontario and Quebec, the show’s aim is to raise awareness about the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa and the work of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. C ... Continue Reading »

Auction and gala last stitch in fundraiser

  Waterloo Region Record By Valerie Hill WATERLOO — Two years of planning is about to culminate in a gala fundraiser for Omas Siskona May 1 when their “Creating Futures: Threads of Hope for African Grandmothers” travelling quilt exhibit returns to Waterloo. The 29 African-themed quilts were displayed at the City of Waterloo Museum in Conestoga Mall from May 21 to Sept. 26, packed up and sent to ... Continue Reading »