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The Shakers and Makers Market sneak preview!

Members and friends of The GANG have been busy creating handmade items for our first Market, Saturday October 20 at Southminster-Steinhauer United Church, 10740-19 Avenue, Edmonton. Here are just a few of the items that will be available.  We hope to see you there.  All proceeds benefit the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.

Grandmother Book Launch

  Powered by Love: A Grandmothers’ Movement to End AIDS in Africa Paperback – October 10, 2017 by Joanna Henry (Author), Ilana Landsberg-Lewis (Author), Alexis MacDonald (Photographer), Stephen Lewis (Foreword By the time the AIDS pandemic in Africa had reached its height in the early 2000s, millions of children had been orphaned. In the face of overwhelming loss, the grandmothers of Africa stepped in to …

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ASK HER talks: GANG members connect with their African sisters

The ASK HER talk held in Edmonton on November 23, was a unique opportunity to hear first hand from African women directly involved in supporting and building communities affected by HIV and AIDS.  Despite wintry winds and snow,  people from Edmonton and area came out to listen and to learn about current conditions in Zimbabwe, …

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ASK HER talks coming to Edmonton November 23

The GANG is pleased to partner with the Stephen Lewis Foundation to present the Edmonton ASK HER talks, featuring grassroots leaders and HIV-positive activists from Kenya, Ethiopia, Zimbabawe, and South Africa, speaking about philanthropy, change and power in the context of women’s rights and HIV & AIDS.  Visit for more information.

The Power of Words Scrabble Benefit 2015

POWER OF WORDS SCRABBLE BENEFIT Saturday, October 17, 2015 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Southminster-Steinhauer United Church 10740-19 Avenue, Edmonton The GANG (Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation) is holding a fundraiser in support of African Grandmothers who are raising the millions of children orphaned by AIDS. *Crafts *Prizes *Refreshments Support the Grandmothers to Grandmothers …

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Our visit with Ida Mukaka

Ida Mukaka, field representative from the Stephen Lewis Foundation, made her inaugural trip to Edmonton April 26 to spread the word about what is happening with some of the projects funded by the Foundation in sub-Saharan Africa.  Ida is a compelling speaker; she speaks from the heart and everyone in the audience was captivated and …

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