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‘Agony of loss’: Grandmothers respond to AIDS crisis in Africa

CBC. By John Widlich. April 27, 2016. The Grandmothers Campaign, known in Regina as Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers, supports programs in Africa to help children orphaned by the AIDS pandemic. (Stephen Lewis Foundation) What started as a conversation around a kitchen table has grown to become a movement to empower women, especially grandmothers, in Africa. The Grandmothers Campaign, an initiative of the Stephen Lewis ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers Giving seeks art

Winnipeg Free Press. April 18, 2016.  The Grandmothers Giving group in Portage la Prairie holds a spring barbecue to raise money for the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign that supports AIDS orphans and the grandmothers who care for them in Africa. The Grandmothers Giving group in Portage la Prairie is putting the call out for artwork donations, said co-chair Tina Lequier. The ... Continue Reading »

African dinner an inspirational success

Comox Valley Record. April 25, 2016.  Image credit: SubmittedGuests at the fifth annual African Dinner were greeted with the sound of Drumbuds – African drumming and singing. The 5th annual African dinner was held at the Filberg Centre in Courtenay on April 17. Guests were greeted by the sound of the Drumbuds – African drumming and singing. The Merville Grand Mothers cooked an amazing four-course mea ... Continue Reading »

Times View: Just one act of kindness

Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times. April 22, 2016. Opinion Piece A single loonie, a simple gesture, one minor act of kindness demonstrated here in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows is having ripple effects around the world – in Africa – thanks to Christine Duamel and members of the Golden Ears Gogos. This local group of grandmothers (and ‘grand-others’ – grandchildless women) recently celebrated a triumph ... Continue Reading »

April Granny Bulletin: Paying Tribute to Mothers, Stride, and the Monthly Reveal!

Granny Bulletin: April 2016 Special Edition Welcome to the Granny Bulletin, your source for news, stories and information about exciting initiatives from the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. In this Granny Bulletin: Dearest Grandmothers and Grandothers Paying Tribute to Mothers It’s Time to Stride in Solidarity Monthly Reveals for the 10 Year Anniversary 1. Dear Grandmoth ... Continue Reading »