Donate a masterpiece to charity art sale

Canstar Community News. June 5, 2017. By Simon Fuller SIMON FULLEREnid Butler (left) and Sharon Twilley pictured with several pieces of art that have already been donated to the third annual Art in the Attic sale, which will be held on Sept. 24 at Norwood Community Centre. (SIMON FULLER/CANSTAR NEWS/THE LANCE) All proceeds from the sale will go to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign at the Stephen Lewis ... Continue Reading »

Grandaids a success

Gloucester Advocate. June 6, 2017. By Marg Collett Ida Mukuka, the speaker from Zambia. On Saturday, May 27, an audience of 60 people came to support the cause of Gloucester Grand-Aids. Ida Mukuka, a woman from Zambia and a representative of the Stephen Lewis Foundation told her story. She also advocated powerfully for the African grandmothers left to care for grandchildren after AIDS has stolen the lives of so man ... Continue Reading »

Gloucester’s Grand-Aids grandmothers campaign

Gloucester Advocate. May 22, 2017. Liz May You probably think that HIV/AIDS was a serious health problem 30 years ago, when this pandemic was at its peak, with millions infected and dying worldwide. However, today, in the Western world HIV/AIDS is no longer an automatic death sentence. But what if you live in sub-Saharan Africa? Do you know that out of the 36 million HIV positive people living in the world nearly ... Continue Reading »

Frontenac Grandmothers Help Other Grandmothers in Need

Frontenac Gazette May 07, 2017. By Tori Stafford. NEWS – It can be hard for anyone to imagine taking on the responsibility of a young child as a senior citizen, but throughout Africa, grandmothers raising their grandchildren and other children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS pandemic is simply a way of life. A family helped by Frontenac County grandmothers – Submitted photo It’s a reality that struck other gra ... Continue Reading »

Grassroot Grannies to Host 11th Annual Plant Sale

Kanata Kourier-Standard May 04, 2017. By Jessica Cunha. The Grassroot Grannies will have plenty of perennial plants available during the group’s annual Plant Sale and Market Place on Saturday, May 13. Shirley McTaggart volunteers at the Grassroot Grannies annual plant sale last year. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, May 13. – Frank Bohm/Submitted Now in its 11th year, the event runs fro ... Continue Reading »