The solidarity of grandmothers united

Winnipeg Free Press, July 7 2018, by Donna Minkus. Acts of solidarity bind people for a common purpose. When the common purpose is to support children orphaned by AIDS in Africa, the solidarity of African and Canadian grandmothers has gone a long way. Thelma Hanson, keynote speaker at the recent South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council annual meeting at the Riverview Community Centre, explained how Canadian gra ... 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 »

Grandmothers Giving Takes Strides

Portage Online June 5, 2017. By Tessa Lupkowski. The Grandmothers Giving held their annual Stride to Turn the Tide walk yesterday at Island Park. Stride to Turn the Tide 2017. The walk is a nation-wide movement put on by the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation to turn the tide on HIV and AIDS in Africa. Grandmothers Giving Portage la Prairie Co-chair Tina Lequier explains ... Continue Reading »

Donate a masterpiece to charity art sale

Canstar Community News. June 5, 2017. By Simon Fuller SIMON FULLEREnid Butler (left) and Sharon Twilley pictured with several pieces of art that have already been donated to the third annual Art in the Attic sale, which will be held on Sept. 24 at Norwood Community Centre. (SIMON FULLER/CANSTAR NEWS/THE LANCE) All proceeds from the sale will go to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign at the Stephen Lewis ... 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 »