September Granny Bulletin: Gatherings, Ask Her Talks, and more

In this Granny Bulletin: Ten Year Anniversary Ask Her Talks Gatherings New Team Member: Asmita New Regions for Campaign Officers Ugandan Grandmothers Gathering Stride Thank You Cycle Tour Dearest Grandmothers and Grandothers, It seems to me like the past few months just flew by.  It could be that, at least in Toronto, the summer started late and hasn’t quite given up on itself yet.  It could be that the Fall ... Continue Reading »

Buy a Bag

Orillia Packet. September 21, 2015 The big Yarn, Yards and More fundraiser is almost here. The Orillia Mariposa Grandmothers are helping raise funds for African grandmothers raising their grandchildren orphaned by HIV/AIDS. The fabric and yarn sale will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at St Paul’s United Church at the corner of Peter and Coldwater Road in Orillia. Large bags sewn by ... Continue Reading »

Art From the Attic sale benefits AIDS-orphaned children

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows News. September 22, 2015 The Golden Ears Gogos are taking part in the Art From the Attic sale on Oct. 10 to raise funds for African grandmothers raising AIDS-orphaned  children. As part of the Greater Van Gogos, the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows grandmothers are working with groups from Burnaby, Coquitlam and New West to stage this event. They have over 1,500 pieces of art donated – origi ... Continue Reading »

Documentary tells grandmothers’ stories: African Grandmothers Tribunal

By: Jan DeGrass. Coast Reporter. September 17, 2015. The African Grandmothers Tribunal: Seeking Justice at the Front Lines of the AIDS Crisis is a documentary film summarizing a session that took place in 2013 in Vancouver when six African grandmothers and witnesses told their stories before several judges. The Sunshine Coast Grandmothers and GrandOthers group is showing the film on Friday, Sept. 25 (7 to 9 p.m.) a ... Continue Reading »

Grassroot Grannies ‘Ride to Turn the Tide’

By: John Curry. Ottawa Community News. September 18, 2015. Cycling 265 kilometers in two and a half days. Amazing. Raising $55,000 for the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign. Awesome. Meeting and being hosted by supportive women’s groups in Almonte, Perth, Merrickville and Metcalfe as well as at Riverside United Church. Priceless. Nancy Hough of Stittsville, coordinator of the Gr ... Continue Reading »