Save the date: Nov. 4 & 5 — Artisan Crafts for Africa

New Westminster Record. October 26, 2016. By Theresa McManus A nuno felted shawl dubbed Lace and Leaves is one of the many items for sale at the Royal City Gogos’ upcoming Artisans for Africa sale. What’s up? The Royal City Gogos fifth annual Artisan Crafts for Africa, Nov. 4 and 5. What’s happening? The 55 members of the Royal City Gogos have been busy crafting since last November to prepare unique h ... Continue Reading »

Penticton Grandmothers host Taste of Africa fundraiser dinner

Penticton Western News. October 24, 2016. The South Okanagan Grandmothers for Africa are holding their Taste of Africa fundraiser at the Shatford Centre in Penticton on Oct. 27. Rita Kabongoya and sister, Edna, both from Uganda, will prepare the meal with the help of the Grandmothers. The proceeds from this event will go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation to assist African grandmothers. The Stephen Lewis Foundation ( ... Continue Reading »

October Granny Bulletin: Exciting Media Coverage, Crafts Available, and Flash Mob

Granny Bulletin: October 2016 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: Dear Grandmothers and Grandothers Grandmothers Campaign on Australia Wide The Agenda with Steve Paikin features African and Canadian Grandmothers The Grandmothers Campaign Featur ... Continue Reading »

Oliver Grandmothers for Africa host Fall Frenzy 

The Oliver Chronicle. October 12, 2016.  By Marion Boyd. On Friday, Oct. 21 the Oliver Grandmothers for Africa will be hosting their annual Fall Frenzy at Medici’s Gelateria from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Oliver’s Grandmothers for Africa are preparing for their Fall Frenzy at Medici’s Gelateria on Friday, October 21st from 10 am to 2 pm. This is a perfect opportunity to get a head start on Christmas shopping. ... Continue Reading »

Oakville knitting circle putting their support behind Red Scarf Campaign

The Beaver. October 15, 2016.  By Julia Le Residents are encouraged to sponsor red scarves knitted by the ladies of the Knitting Circle at Munn’s United Church. The funds raised will support the Stephen Lewis Foundation while the scarves will be donated to people living with AIDS or their families. Back row are Gerry Vanier and Bonita Head. Front are Shari Renaud, Shirley Walker, Lottie Grootjans, Joan Taylo ... Continue Reading »