Guelph GoGo Grandmothers (4Gs)

4Gs picnic meeting June 2015

G2G_10th anniversary





Note from Carrie Chun, Grandmother Campaign Officer: 4Gs Region (July 26, 2016)

"I am very happy to report today we have all of the 4Gs donations sent in up to mid-July on record and updated in our system.
And...the total raised by all of the Guelph GoGo Grandmothers since inception is a whopping $306,127.06!
Again, a huge congratulations to all of you for all that you have done and for continuing to support the grandmothers in Africa. This is a tremendous milestone and contribution and we cannot thank you all enough.
Thank you!

4Gs: Who we are:

4Gs logoWe are one of 250+ Canadian groups of GrandMothers and GrandOthers, committed to contributing to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers (G2G) Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF).
SLF works in partnership with community-based organizations in Sub -Saharan Africa , "Turning the tide of AIDS in Africa"!
(Click here to learn about our beginnings and our beautiful logo.)

What we do:

We pool our unique resources: time, money, talents and passions - through our activities of  fundraising, education and advocacy.
All proceeds donated to the Grandmothers Campaign, an initiative of the Stephen Lewis Foundation:  

Stephen Lewis Foundation
Stephen Lewis turing the tide


Our objectives:

1. To raise funds for the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation 

2. To raise awareness in ourselves and in our community of the needs of African grandmothers and the grassroots work of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

3. To build solidarity among African and Canadian grandmothers in order to better understand and sustain the vital work being done to turn the "Tide of AIDS" in Africa.

Loving Hands

"We will not rest until they rest."
Canadian grandmothers' statement of commitment made at the birth of the
Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign
(Toronto 2006)

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Guelph GoGo Grandmothers (4Gs) in Action this past summer
Working together to raise awareness and funds for the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign
at the Guelph John Galt Market Day 2015 Click Here
Photo courtesy of snapd Guelph. (Sept 2015)
"John Galt Festivities "- photo by Meagan Bell

Look for us at John Galt Saturday Market Day 2016 - July 30,  7am to 2pm

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What's New?

"The Grand­moth­ers to Grand­moth­ers grass­roots move­ment isn’t your granny’s craft fair."
Proud to read Andre Picard's column in
The Globe and Mail.  August 16, 2016 (A11)
Click here to read it.

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Most successful June events!

June 11, 2016
$20,385.87 proceeds to date (July 6)
Hundreds of scarves, purses,
and 'tons 'of jewelry, complete with renowed  4Gs bake table, cafe and Loving Hands cookbook!!

We're proud to be the lead story on the the Landing Page of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign Website.
Click here and read about it 

An annual initiative led by 4Gs Marie
10th Anniversary
$10, 325.00 this year!
Click here to read about it,
and see the photos!



4Gs Mary has a green thumb and her 90-year-old father does magic fixing bicycles.
Both have open hearts
for the Grandmothers Campaign.
Remarkable $ 7,500 this year!
Click here to read about it,
and see the photos!

Applause, Applause, Applause!!!
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We've been on Rogers TV
Guelph Cable 20

Producer Jan Hamilton filmed
4Gs at our May 17th meeting
and another of the performance of the 4Gs Griots at Priory Park Public School

DVD's part of 4Gs Library
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Sept 20th & June 21th Picnic Meeting Highlights
Click herelogo 2006

Total 10 year 4Gs donation will top
$ 300,000
with recent Plant/Bicycle Sale,  Bowling Party,  GLAM event, Griots @ Crepuscule, Fair Trade sales,  . . .
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Next meeting: Tues November 15th
Unifor Hall
on Silvercreek
Expect a warm welcome
Welcome table
(Click here)
9:00 - social time, coffee, Market
9:30 -
business meeting call to order
Click here
to see our meeting structure

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cookbook poster revised2

Loving Hands: Recipes and Reflections 
Every sale supports a great cause! e-mail


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We're helping Turn the Tide

SLF logo with child

Making life better for this child and every child!