We are a group of Red Deer and area grandmothers and "grandothers" that reach out to African grandmothers who are raising their grandchildren orphaned by HIV/AIDS. Africa has become a continent of orphans – 14.8 million and countless others left vulnerable, increasing their chances of contracting HIV. In the midst of this tragedy African grandmothers have stepped into the breech, burying their own children and raising their orphaned grandchildren with little assistance. GrammaLink-Africa members seek to support these brave African women by creating awareness of their struggle and sharing our resources through fundraising for the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.
Some great things are happening!
Exciting Virtual Concert Grandmother groups from across Canada are presenting a wonderful online concert on April 15. Click the button below the poster to learn more and register. You will find an exciting line up of Canadian artists. You must register and donations are encouraged. Enjoy!
March 1-7: Donate your aeroplan points to the Stephen Lewis Foundation and Aeroplan will match them!
Chocolate Bomb Fundraiser The Chocolate Bombs from Oodles of Chocolate were sold out in 90 minutes. Thanks for your support.
Thank You! for your support of our recent Bottle Drive and Chili for a Cause with a Difference.
The Stephen Lewis Foundation continues to support its community-based partners and their holistic responses to the AIDS pandemic, remaining in close contact and supporting them through their own response to COVID-19
To donate directly to the Stephen Lewis Foundation online, click the link below. Before filling in your credit card information please indicate that you are donating for the GrammaLink-Africa group and we will be able to count your donation toward our fundraising efforts. Receipts issued for tdonations of $20.00 or more.
Donate by Cheque
To donate by cheque quote Grp# 87187 and mail your donation to: The Stephen Lewis Foundation 260 Spadina Ave. Suite 501 Toronto, ON M5T 2E4 **receipts issued for donations $20 or more
Fabric Sale Due to COVID-19 the Fabulous Fabric Sale has been postponed. We are not accepting donations until further notice but keep us in mind if you have fabric, yarn or notions to donate. Information will be on the Website and Facebook when we set a new date for the sale.
Our choice is to honour the grandmothers, enfold the orphans in our arms, and support them to make all of their lives whole again. ~ Stephen Lewis