About Us

  • Overview

    The Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation (a.k.a. “The GANG”) has been in operation since 2006, and are one of the more than 240 groups of grandmothers and grand-others Canada-wide supporting the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. The struggle in Africa against AIDS has wiped out a generation of parents, leaving grandmothers …

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  • Northern Alberta News

        It has been a busy fall for Grandmothers in Northern Alberta. Many of our members attended a very successful Alberta Gathering in Red Deer this September, hosted by GrammaLink- Africa. Attendees heard Ida Nambeya Mukuka speak about the work being done in Africa through Stephen Lewis partnerships. We became inspired by speakers about …

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  • History

    The Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF) was nationally launched on March 8, 2006. Grandmother groups started forming across the country. The pivotal Toronto Grandmother Gathering happened in August of that same year. Priority to attend was given to existing grandmother groups. Ros Shepard and Marion Rosborough quickly formed “The GANG” …

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  • GANG in the Media

    Click here to see all the postings on this website that pertain to the GANG being in the media: GANG in the Media Here are some additional articles in the media about the activities of the GANG and the Steven Lewis Foundation. Granny GANG cookbook aims at African AIDS relief (Edmonton Journal) The Ladies who Lambaste …

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  • GANG Board of Directors

    GANG Board of Directors 2018-2019 Chairperson – Lois Gluck Vice Chair – Pat O’Connor Past Chair – Phyllis Molyneux Treasurer – Ann Sargent Secretary – Cathy Thorkelsson Grandmother Regional Liaison – Joyce Madsen Board Directors – Sally Floden, Susan Bell, Vivian Pich, June Kohar, Janet Stevenson, Ricky Romito

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