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Event raises $5,000 for Lewis foundation

By Alliston Herald in simcoe.com Grandmothers Embrace, South Simcoe held another outstanding sale of previously-loved jewelry, purses and scarves on Saturday, Oct. 27, raising more than $5,000 for the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. This campaign, which includes over 300 Canadian Grandmothers groups, supports grassroots projects in sub-Saharan Africa to assist African grandmother ... Continue Reading »

Lunch for a Cause on Wednesday

By Duane Rolheiser in Todayville You’re going to eat lunch anyway… so Wednesday, October 24 between 11:30 and 1 PM help GrammaLink-Africa support their friends struggling to bring up their Grandchildren. $18 buys you: Chilli (Vegetarian available), Homemade Bun, Pumpkin Cupcake, Coffee/Tea and a Handmade Pottery Bowl! It’s the 10th Annual lunch event held by GrammaLink-Africa in support of Grandmothers raisin ... Continue Reading »

Campbell River Harvest Tea and Sale

Oct. 12, 2018 Campbell River Mirror The Campbell River Grandmothers to Grandmothers (G2G) and the United Church Women (UCW) are looking forward to hosting a Harvest Tea and Sale on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. It will be held at the United Church Hall; 415 Pinecrest Rd. Admission is free. Attendees can browse the room for a bit of early Christmas shopping with lots of different offerings. The sale feat ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers, potters team up

Published in North Bay Nugget 15 Oct 2018 By Anna Petruzella Bunty Swanson from Grandmothers for Africa, North Bay chapter, and Betty Ackroyd from the North Bay Potters’ Guild admire some of the bowls made by the potters for the Grandmothers Keep the Bowl Chili Lunch. The Keep the bowl chili Lunch hosted recently by the local chapter of grandmothers for Africa was a great success. The grandmothers partnered with ... Continue Reading »

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 »