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Gogos set to wrap up Power of 10 campaign

Burnabynow. February 27, 2017 by Tereza Verenca A group of grandmothers at the African Grandmothers’ Tribunal held in Vancouver in 2013. Photograph By Cathie Archibould/SLF It’s been almost a year since a group of Burnaby grandmothers set out to raise $10,000 for their African counterparts. And they’re almost there. On March 8, International Women’s Day, the Burnaby Gogos will wrap up their Power of 10 ... Continue Reading »

Sales of donated art in Orillia will support African grandmothers/grandchildren

Orillia Today.  Feb 7, 2017. By Frank Matys.   Ann Downard and Linda DeVillers, of Mariposa Grandmothers to Grandmothers, are inviting residents to donate artworks for a one-day sale that will support African women raising their orphaned grandchildren. – Frank Matys/Metroland   Local group has raised more than $165,000 for the cause A room at the rear of Ann Downard’s home houses a growi ... Continue Reading »

Oakville grandmas walk the walk for counterparts in Africa

Inside Halton. Feb 16, 2017. By Abigail Cukier Special to the Beaver. Some local grandmothers will be paying close attention to their pedometers and Fitbits over the coming months. And it will be about more than just keeping fit. Omama and the Bronte Grandmothers for Africa kick off the Halton/Peel Virtual Stride Walk as a part of the 8th annual Stride to Turn the Tide — a national walk organized by Gra ... Continue Reading »

Granny Bulletin: February 2017 – Aeroplan Mile Matching, The City of Joy, Ilana’s Letter, Gatherings, and More!

 Granny Bulletin: February 2017 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: This Week: Aeroplan Mile Matching! Ilana’s Letter to Grandmothers and Grandothers Introducing the Fundraising Corner Fundraising Corner: The GANG Adds a New Twist to an ... Continue Reading »