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Gloucester’s Grand-Aids grandmothers campaign

Gloucester Advocate. May 22, 2017. Liz May You probably think that HIV/AIDS was a serious health problem 30 years ago, when this pandemic was at its peak, with millions infected and dying worldwide. However, today, in the Western world HIV/AIDS is no longer an automatic death sentence. But what if you live in sub-Saharan Africa? Do you know that out of the 36 million HIV positive people living in the world nearly ... Continue Reading »

Frontenac Grandmothers Help Other Grandmothers in Need

Frontenac Gazette May 07, 2017. By Tori Stafford. NEWS – It can be hard for anyone to imagine taking on the responsibility of a young child as a senior citizen, but throughout Africa, grandmothers raising their grandchildren and other children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS pandemic is simply a way of life. A family helped by Frontenac County grandmothers – Submitted photo It’s a reality that struck other gra ... Continue Reading »

Grassroot Grannies to Host 11th Annual Plant Sale

Kanata Kourier-Standard May 04, 2017. By Jessica Cunha. The Grassroot Grannies will have plenty of perennial plants available during the group’s annual Plant Sale and Market Place on Saturday, May 13. Shirley McTaggart volunteers at the Grassroot Grannies annual plant sale last year. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, May 13. – Frank Bohm/Submitted Now in its 11th year, the event runs fro ... Continue Reading »