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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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Voices

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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Fabric Frenzy 2019: City News Edmonton

Click on the link below to see a video of the Fabric Frenzy, featuring several GANG members who articulate so clearly the need for the Grandmothers Campaign, and how the GANG responds to that need. https://www.facebook.com/CityNewsYEG/videos/2221471794783343

Fabric Frenzy 2019: CBC Coverage

Click on the link below to read the article from CBC News Edmonton: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/edmonton-fabric-frenzy-recycled-fabrics-charity-1.5123539?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar&fbclid=IwAR1zunZiM5vm08uoGV5Hokz7kxwcSnVgJIQvyctxqkAb4mJoKJ8e07SMdPk

Scrabble fundraiser featured in all local media

Lauretta Howard battles W.P. Wagner High School students Wednesday as 25 grandmas and 90 students in Grades 10-12 played Scrabble during Power of Words 2019, an intergenerational fundraiser for Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation. Edmonton Journal, Front Page, February 21, 2019

Special Granny Bulletin

Please click on this link to read an update on the impact of Cyclone Idai and the response of grassroots organizations. https://mailchi.mp/stephenlewisfoundation/campaign-special-announcement-feb-160401?e=10f68b01da