Art from the Attic sale supports African grandmothers

Regina Leader Post. Bryan Thompson. March 13, 2019. Eight-year-old Courtney Rose of Cambridge has already selected an artwork she plans to purchase at this year’s Art from the Attic sale. The image, depicting a mother and baby giraffe, belonged to the youngster’s cousin. “She wanted me to donate it for her,” said Rose, the granddaughter of sale organizer Donna Howell. “I really like it because giraffes ar ... Continue Reading »

Grandmas team up with high school students for charity Scrabble tournament

CBC News.  Travis McEwan. Feb 20, 2019. More than $16,000 raised for African grandmothers who take care of orphans Students of W.P. Wagner School and members of Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation played in a Scrabble tournament for charity. (Travis McEwan/CBC) Students at W.P Wagner School hosted a group of grandmothers Wednesday for an annual Scrabble Tournament for a charity in Africa. Each gr ... Continue Reading »

Eastside Grannies organizing decor sale in support of African grandmothers

Story supplied. Feb 5, 2019. The Sherwood Park News. Strathcona County’s Eastside Grannies will gather donations on Feb. 6, Feb. 21 and March 6 for their decor show and sale on March 30, which hopes to raise funds for grandmothers in sub-Saharan Africa who are taking care of children affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. PHOTO SUPPLIED   A new March event hopes to boost dollars c ... Continue Reading »

Grannies bring spring fashions for a good cause

Tanya Foubert, Rocky Mountain Outlook, February 1, 2019.  CANMORE – The Mountain Grannies are excited to bring their third fashion show to the community of Canmore and just in time for those looking for fresh and fashionable outfits this spring. The event is a fundraiser for the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s efforts to help grandmothers in sub-Saharan Africa who are caring for grandchildren orphaned due to th ... Continue Reading »