Grannies stage two Off The Wall art fundraisers in Saugeen Shores

Shoreline Beacon, August 14 2018, by Don Crosby A group of grandmothers from Southampton hope to set a fund raising record this year as part of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign. Members of the Saugeen Grannies staged two art shows to raise money for AIDS-orphaned children. The group included; Marie Melanthon (back right), Lorna Caley, Margitta Lang Ruth Jonas. Elaine Palmer (front right), Margaret Cat ... Continue Reading »

Money raised for African grandmothers

Mountain View Gazette, August 8 2018, by Craig Lindsay The annual garden party put on by Grandmothers for Grandmothers Mountainview was deemed another big success. The garden tour and tea took place at the Mountain View County home of Jean Whittaker, one of the founding members of the organization. Her property west of Secondary Highway 766 in between Carstairs and Didsbury boasts a much admired garden. The ev ... Continue Reading »

BBQ Raises Money for Grandmothers

Portage Online, August 4 2018, by Donald McIntyre Grandmothers Giving hosted a BBQ on Friday afternoon to raise money for a good cause. The Grandmothers Giving BBQ at Portage Co-op Food Store The group was at the Portage Co-op Food Store selling hot dogs and hamburgers to raise money in association with the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Grandmother Giving spokesperson Kathy Wightman says they raise the money for g ... Continue Reading »

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 »

Nothing wrong with a good rant: Grannies raise voices to raise cash for charity

Winnipeg Free Press, February 26 2018, by Danielle Da Silva  The grandmothers behind the popular fundraiser that saw hundreds of Winnipeggers digging through their attics in support of women in sub-Saharan Africa are hoping their latest event will have people raving. The Winnipeg chapter of Grands ‘n’ More will host It’s OK to Rant at The Park Theatre (698 Osborne St.) on March 8. DANIELLE DA S ... Continue Reading »