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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 »

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 »

Orangeville Go-Go Grannies to host high tea fundraiser

Orangeville Citizen. June 9, 2017. By Constance Scrafield Country Garden Tea “Canada 150,” featuring high tea in an elegant garden; ladies perhaps in Victorian dress; an air of pleasant times in a delightful spot, all freely offered by the Go Go Grannies to raise funds for their Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign, is coming Saturday, June 17. GoGo is an African term for grandmother, hence the name, GoGo Gran ... Continue Reading »

Winnipeg grandmothers group wants to repurpose old art to benefit Stephen Lewis Foundation

Winnipeg Metro. June 8, 2017. By Jessica Botelho-Urbanski In 10 years, Grands ‘n’ More has raised more than half a million dollars to benefit grandmothers in sub-Saharan Africa. Beverly Suek (in blue) traveled to Zambia and South Africa last year to see where Grands ‘n’ More’s fundraising dollars wind up. A group of Winnipeg grandmas wants you to scavenge your attic—or basement, clos ... 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 »