Thanks for donations

We are grateful for all of the donations of fabric, yarn and craft supplies we received this week – now we are busy getting them organized. We will announce another day for donations in the near future, watch for an update on this page or on the Calendar of Events.

We are accepting donations this Thursday ONLY, thanks to everyone who has enquired about making a donation and thanks for your support!

The online store is re-opening!

Together with the Eastside Grannies of Sherwood Park, we are re-opening our online store on October 15. The store shelves will be stocked with amazing, handcrafted items all made by Grandmothers and friends. Payment by etransfer or credit card. All profits benefit the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

Fabric Sale this Sunday July 25

10 am – 4pm at the Old Strathcona Antique Mall Parking lot, 10323-78 Avenue. Lots and lots of fabric, starting at $1/metre. Cash sales only. All of the profits benefit the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

Stephen Lewis

Dear Grandmothers and Grandothers, I have some difficult news to share with you as valued members of the SLF family. Below you will find a letter from Stephen about his health that he has asked us to share. We know that you send Stephen your best wishes. He is in good spirits and continues to …

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The online store is temporarily closed

Thanks to everyone who supported our online store. We have closed temporarily to allow us some time to build up our stock of quality handmade items. Watch this space for store updates, and thank you for supporting the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign!

The Grandmothers Campaign celebrates its 15th anniversary!

Grandmother groups across Canada are celebrating the 15th anniversary of Grandmothers to Grandmothers, supporting grandmothers and communities in sub-Saharan Africa. The GANG is planning a series of activities; some of these will increase our knowledge about the 15 African countries that host projects supported by the Stephen Lewis Foundation. -Our general meeting in March featured …

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Gang of Edmonton-area grannies tackle tech to raise money for AIDS relief

Author of the article: Ashley Joannou The Edmonton Journal Publishing date: Oct 04, 2020  • A group of Edmonton-area grannies put their technical skills to the test to be able to continue sending money to other grandmothers in Africa despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The Makers and Shakers Market craft sale, put on by the Edmonton GANG …

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Fabric Frenzy update

The Fabulous Fabric Frenzy 2020 has been postponed, not cancelled at this point. We will be watching and waiting to see how things develop in the coming months relating to opening churches and schools and especially guidelines around large gatherings. We will not proceed until we are certain that our event can be held safely. …

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The Stephen Lewis Foundation’s grassroots partners are critical actors in the response to the COVID-19 response in sub-Saharan Africa. We have received many questions from our supporters asking how our partners are doing and looking for updates on their work and the communities they serve. In the upcoming series of Voices, we will share the stories of their …

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It’s Scrabble time!

The GANG is excited to be hosting our annual Scrabble event, the Power of Words, with staff and students at WP Wagner High School in Edmonton. On March 18, 2020, grandmothers and students will test their Scrabble skills and have some fun in the process! You can support this event by sponsoring a Grandmother or …

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