Folk music fundraiser supports African women raising grandchildren

By Troy Landreville. Published in My Comox Valley Now, Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 2020. Read the full story here “It’s a fundraiser inspired by a song lyric. Folk singer, Maria Dunn, will be performing on Feb. 28 at the Little Red Church in Comox. Proceeds go to the Glacier Grannies’ campaign for the Stephen Lewis Foundation The foundation supports grandmothers in Africa who are raising their orphaned grandchil ... Continue Reading »

Glacier Grannies making earth-friendly products to support cause

November 12th 2019, in My Comox Valley Now. By Troy Landreville “The Comox Valley Glacier Grannies are selling re-usable plastic bags, to support supports grandmothers in Africa who are raising their orphaned grandchildren. (Supplied by the Comox Valley Glacier Grannies) The Glacier Grannies are doing their part for both the environment and fellow grannies in Africa. The Comox Valley group ... Continue Reading »

Grannies’ first Angel Tea a sold-out fundraiser

“Grannies’ first Angel Tea a sold-out fundraiser” Published November 4th, by Sandy Lindsay. Read the original story here. “On Saturday, November 2nd, the Grannies of Saugeen Shores held their first ‘Angel Tea’ in support of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign begun by Canadian diplomat, Stephen Lewis.   From jewellery to art sales in the past, the Saugeen Grannies ‘Angel Tea ... Continue Reading »

Hamilton’s Grandmothers of Steel keep fighting for their African sisters

Published September 4th, 2019. Written by Grandmothers Campaign group member Anna Schäfer. Read the original story here. “In the early days of the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmother to Grandmother campaign, some local women travelled to South Africa to meet with grandmothers there. The African women had lost children to AIDS and now had to care for their orphaned grandchildren. To cope, the ... Continue Reading »

Nyanyas to host African-inspired dinner

In Niagara on the Lake Local, October 18, 2019 by Penny Coles Read the original story here.  “The Nyanyas of Niagara are expecting a good crowd for their African-inspired dinner at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club next Thursday, the highlight of which will be a dynamic guest speaker, Idah Mukuka Nambeya, from the Stephen Lewis Foundation. The chef at the golf club is preparing African recipes ... Continue Reading »