Campbell River Grandmothers Ride for African Grandmothers

Campbell River Mirror. August 19, 2016  Local women Karen King (left) and Mary Lou Mahoney will be participating in the annual Victoria Grandmothers for Africa Cycle Tour from Campbell River to Victoria Sept. 9-11. Source: Campbell River Mirror A couple of local ladies – Karen King and Mary Lou Mahoney – are training to participate in the tenth annual Victoria Grandmothers for Africa 275 km Cycle Tour from Cam ... Continue Reading »

August Special Granny Bulletin: New Video from South Africa and New Coverage of the Campaign!

Granny Bulletin: August 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: The Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign in the News Watch Mama Darlina deliver the South Africa Grandmothers Statement 1. The Grandmothers to Grandmothers Cam ... Continue Reading »

Ottawa grannies riding for fellow grannies — on the other side of the world

The Ottawa Citizen. August 15, 2016 By Shirley Mander   The UpBeat is a section in the Citizen where readers can submit their own feel-good stories. This was submitted by Shirley Mander, who has been a member of the Grassroot Grannies since its inception in 2006.  The Grassroot Grannies might not qualify for the Tour de France, but the group is training for its own special challenge. This September, t ... Continue Reading »

Unwanted art worth more than you think

Winnipeg Free Press. By: Aaron Epp. August 8, 2016. RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESSVolunteers column for the Aug. 8Grands ‘n’ More, a local group that raises funds for Stephen Lewis Foundation projects that combat AIDS in Africa are holding a used art sale on 18th of September at Corydon Community Centre to raise funds.Photo ofGroup photo with some of the art for sale – Jean Altemeyer (beige ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers gather for fifth annual Tea in the Garden

Carstairs Courier. August 2, 2016 By Patricia Riley A local couple has opened their home to the public and served tea for five consecutive years to raise money for grandmothers raising orphans in Africa. The fifth annual Tea in the Garden was scheduled to take place at Chris and Jean Whittaker’s acreage northwest of Carstairs on July 31. Jean said the turnout has been weather dependent over the years but the most ... Continue Reading »