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 »

Arioso sings for grandmothers

Prince Albert Daily Hearald. April 4, 2017. By Arthur White-Crummey Prince Albert’s very own Arioso headlined a concert of all-Canadian classics on Sunday, the tenth time they’ve hit the stage to raise money for Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers. Pamela Cochet of Arioso on stage at the concert on Sunday. Arthur White-Crummey/Daily Herald   The performance began with O Canada, in honour of Canada’s 15 ... Continue Reading »

Sales of donated art in Orillia will support African grandmothers/grandchildren

Orillia Today.  Feb 7, 2017. By Frank Matys.   Ann Downard and Linda DeVillers, of Mariposa Grandmothers to Grandmothers, are inviting residents to donate artworks for a one-day sale that will support African women raising their orphaned grandchildren. – Frank Matys/Metroland   Local group has raised more than $165,000 for the cause A room at the rear of Ann Downard’s home houses a growi ... Continue Reading »

Oakville grandmas walk the walk for counterparts in Africa

Inside Halton. Feb 16, 2017. By Abigail Cukier Special to the Beaver. Some local grandmothers will be paying close attention to their pedometers and Fitbits over the coming months. And it will be about more than just keeping fit. Omama and the Bronte Grandmothers for Africa kick off the Halton/Peel Virtual Stride Walk as a part of the 8th annual Stride to Turn the Tide — a national walk organized by Gra ... Continue Reading »

Granny Bulletin: February 2017 – Aeroplan Mile Matching, The City of Joy, Ilana’s Letter, Gatherings, and More!

 Granny Bulletin: February 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: This Week: Aeroplan Mile Matching! Ilana’s Letter to Grandmothers and Grandothers Introducing the Fundraising Corner Fundraising Corner: The GANG Adds a New Twist to an ... Continue Reading »