Grandmothers form the Bottle Brigade

By: Auren Ruvinsky. Parksville Qualicum Beach News. October 29, 2015. The Oceanside Grandmothers to Grandmothers Bottle Brigade is working hard for orphans in Africa. “On August 29 — or Monsoon Saturday as we call it now — the Oceanside Grandmothers held a bottle drive,” said representative Rita Kleinfelder. “Our community responded with an amazing $2,600 worth of 10 and 20-cent containers.& ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers working for others in Africa

Winnipeg Free Press. October 20, 2015. By: Andrea Geary Twitter: @CanstarHeadline (From left) Grands ’n’ More Winnipeg members Pat Van Herksen, Cathie Hiller and Nancy Cosway spoke at a Headingley seniors lunch and learn event on Oct. 6. Credit: Andrea Geary Grandmothers love spending time with their grandkids, but are often tired by the time the youngsters leave. Imagine being the ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers campaign making a big difference

The Kelowna Daily Courier. October 20, 2015. By: Andrea Peacock Canadian and African grandmothers gather at an event in 2010. Kelowna grandmother Cheryl Fraser represented the Stephen Lewis Foundation at a similar gathering in Entebbe, Uganda, Oct 5-7. Credit: Peter Bregg Kelowna’s Cheryl Fraser has seen first hand how funds from the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign has changed ... Continue Reading »

DYB band reunites for charity

Prince Albert Daily Herald. October 16, 2015. By: Kristen McEwen   @KristenMcEwen • Group of local musicians to reunite on Nov. 21 for Grandmothers for Grandmothers dance fundraiser From left, Grandmothers for Grandmothers members Diana Dixon, Bea Fisher, Jenny Heslop and Alma Newman were busy with a craft session on Thursday. The group was busy making records for centrepieces for ... Continue Reading »