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Grandmothers paddle with purpose

Coast Reporter. June 29,2017 The 150 Celebration Canoe Journey paddlers thought they were just landing at Roberts Creek for lunch on June 16, but in fact they were helping the Sunshine Coast Grandmothers raise money for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Paddler Marlene Stephens was the one who suggested that the Grandmothers get involved and provide 100 lunches for the occasion. As well as being an experienced paddler ... Continue Reading »

Grannies Challenge Students to Stay Active, Help Others Over Summer

Kanata Kourier-Standard June 27, 2017. By Shirley Mander. Members of the Grassroot Grannies gave students at Bayview Public School a little extra homework as they prepare for summer holidays. Members of the Kanata-based Grassroot Grannies group challenge students to help others and stay fit over the summer months. From left are Marg Terrett, Shirley Mander, Lina Halle, Stella Val and Deanne Ryan. – ... Continue Reading »

Jazz band performs benefit concert for ‘Grandmothers’

Oliver Chronicle.  June 23, 2017. Jaret Blidook The Penticton Thursday Night Jazz Band played a wonderful benefit concert during Music in the Park last night. The concert raised money for the local branch of Grandmothers For Africa. (Photo by Jaret Blidook) The Penticton Thursday Night Jazz Band entertained a crowd during Music in the Park last night with styles of music for everyone. It was an absolutely fant ... Continue Reading »

Granny Bulletin: June 2017

Granny Bulletin: June 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: The Resilience Effect and the Power of Community The SLF’s New LGBTQ Initiative Fundraising Corner: Art from the Attic SLF’s Fiscal Year Ends June 30 Dear Grandmot ... Continue Reading »

Grandmas on the greens

Prince George Citizen.  June 15, 2017. By Christine Hinzmann Ruth Meger is a founding member of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Prince George. The group is holding a fundraising golf tournament at Alder Hills June 25. Citizen photo by Brent Braaten She’s not even a grandmother but she volunteers like one. Ruth Meger has put some of her recent volunteer effort to a group called Grandmothers to Grandmothe ... Continue Reading »