Granny Bulletin: September 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: Application Deadline Extended for Tanzanian Gathering Delegation Stephen Lewis and Michele Landsberg talk about Powered by Love Book Launches Across Canada! Fundraising Corner: Cocktails n’ Canvas Ho ... Continue Reading »

Shred of Decency

North Shore News, September 28, 2017. Wilna Parry, Marion Jackson and Jeanette Terrace of the Lions Gate Gogos are holding a fundraising event Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Clements Anglican Church at 3400 Institute Rd. in North Vancouver. The Shred for a Cause event – part of a fundraising effort for the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign that aims to raise a ... Continue Reading »

Fraser Valley cycling event supports African grandmothers

The Chilliwack Progress, September 26, 2017.  Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack groups who provide support for African grandmothers recently volunteered for a cycling event that raised money for the cause. Solidarity Cycle is a fundraising event in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. This first-time event took place Sunday, Sept. 10 (Grandparents Day), raisi ... Continue Reading »

Orillia grandmothers have international impact, and yards of yarn

Orillia Today, September 26, 2017.  Filling a bag with yarn and other crafty supplies will have a positive impact far beyond Orillia’s borders. Proceeds from a Sept. 30 ‘yards and yarns sale’ at Emmanuel Baptist Church will support the work of Orillia Mariposa Grandmothers to Grandmothers. The group belongs to an international campaign, run in partnership with the Stephen Lewis Foundation, that supports ... Continue Reading »

African woman praises Alberta grandmothers groups

Red Deer Advocate, September 16, 2017.By Sean Mcintosh Ida Numbeya Mukuka from Zambia, Africa knows all too well the impact HIV-AIDS has had on people in her home continent. The 48-year-old woman’s husband and brother are were both killed by HIV-AIDS. She now works with the Stephen Lewis Foundation to raise awareness and prevent the disease in Africa. Mukuka was the keynote speaker at GrammaLink-Africa’s provin ... Continue Reading »