Grannies celebrate 12 years

Published in The Intelligencer Oct 12 What can a group of caring, compassionate Canadian women do for their sisters in Africa when they live thousands of miles apart? Just ask any member of the Quinte Grannies for Africa and she will tell you, passionately, how the work they have accomplished over the past 12 years has helped to ease the pain of HIV/AIDS for African grandmothers and their grandchildren. In October ... Continue Reading »

OCOP: Helping grandmas in far-off lands

(Contributed) Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign is part of Stephen Lewis Foundation. by Phil Melnychuk, Maple Ridge-pitt meadows news Oct 4th When Maria Raynolds takes up a cause, it’s with 100 per cent commitment and a determination to see that what she would like to get done actually gets done. Her latest cause, one that’s she’s pursued for eight years, is raising cash to give to thousands of grandmothe ... Continue Reading »

HATS offering This and That at Giant Garage Sale

Members of HATS pose at a past garage sale in this Morinville News file photo. by Stephen Dafoe, Morinville news Oct 3rd 2018 The Morinville & District Grandmothers group (HATS) Hands Across The Seas will be holding a GIANT (This and That) Garage Sale Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Morinville United Church (corner of Grandin Drive & Morinville Drive). In addition to a wide variety of items ... Continue Reading »

Harambee Grandmas welcome Nambeya

BY BOBINEC, GREG ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2018. Lethbridge Herald The Harambee Grandmas are inviting the public to the Lethbridge library for an afternoon presentation and to meet Idah Nambeya. Nambeya is visiting from Zambia, and is the Senior Advisor to the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign. She will be speaking about her work in both Canada and Africa as a passionate activist for people ... Continue Reading »

Yards and Yarns Sale to benefit African grandmothers

Published Sep 14, 2018 in Orillia Matters Sept. 29 fundraiser being organized by Mariposa Grandmothers Group The Mariposa Grandmothers Group will hold its Yards and Yarns Sale Sept. 29 to raise money for African grandmothers. Supplied photo The upcoming Mariposa Grandmothers Group Yards and Yarns Sale will raise money to help African grandmothers. On Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Emmanuel Baptist ... Continue Reading »