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Special Granny Bulletin: April 2017

Special Granny Bulletin: April 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: Mother’s Day Tribute Cards Available Now The Unsung S/heroes Photography Exhibit Hello Spring, Hello Stride Dear Grandmothers and Grandothers, We hope you will forgiv ... Continue Reading »

Kelowna grandmothers making strides for Africa

Kelowna Capital News. April 24, 2017. Kelowna News Staff. Kelowna Grandmothers For Africa will once again Stride To Turn the Tide against HIV/AIDS, June 3 at Mission Creek park. In Africa women and girls are the most vulnerable in regards to violence, lack of education, gender equality and health issues. The Kelowna Grandmothers For Africa work towards restoring hope, dignity and the chance to move forward with th ... Continue Reading »

St. John’s nans help fellow grandmothers in sub-Saharan Africa

The Telegram. April 20, 2017. By Louis Power. ©Louis Power/The Telegram. Grandmothers and grandothers are invited to a Scrabble fundraiser this Saturday at The Lantern in support of grandmothers in sub-Saharan Africa. Grandmothers affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa will get another round of support from local Scrabble players this weekend. The local chapter of the Grandmothers to ... Continue Reading »

Trent Hills Grannies for Africa Presents Award Winning Author

Trent Hills Independent April 21, 2017. By Sue Dickens.  Trent Hills — Trent Hills Grannies for Africa is thrilled to welcome back award winning author Terry Fallis, who appeared before a full house on his last visit in the spring of 2015. Award winning author and two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, Terry Fallis will be the special guest at a fundraiser for the Trent Hills Grannies ... Continue Reading »

Stonetown Grans to host third Threads of Hope sale in St. Marys April 29

Stratford Beacon Herald. April 17, 2017. By Galen Simmons A jar of old buttons, some extra yarn, or a swatch of leftover fabric. (Getty images) Individually, these materials may not be of much use sitting on a shelf or stored in a sewing-table drawer, but together they represent a chance to raise both funds for and awareness of the plight of grandmothers across Africa who have been left on their own to raise nearly ... Continue Reading »