Guelph GoGo Grandmothers (4Gs)

"Here’s some big, happy news: In just thirteen years, more than $36 million has been raised in support of African grandmothers! Your collaborative work made this astounding total possible, which is irrefutable proof of the power of grassroots organizing.
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(Granny Bulletin: October 2019)
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An inspiring REGIONAL GATHERING
Ontario South and West— Hosted by 4Gs at the Puslinch Comminity Centre
October 19, 2019

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A letter received by Carol, 4Gs member who chaired the event and is our Regional Resource Leader.

Hi Carol, 
"The Gathering organized by the 4 G’s was excellent. Our group left feeling energized, hopeful and impacted by the messages from the Foundation and Ida.  it was also a learning to hear from Priscilla Muzira and her work with the African-Caribbean Community. We also liked the change from dividing into workshops for part of the day to listening to the work that is happening and interacting with the guest speakers.  We loved the storytelling from your talented grandmothers and the Taste-y brown bag lunch. Perfect.  We all filled out the evaluation form but I wanted to extend a big appreciation for your group’s foresight and planning in this event."
                           ~  Linda, (Ubuntu Grandwomen. Burlington)

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We are part of a movement working to, "Turn the tide of HIV&AIDS in Africa." We're one of 250+ Canadian, (plus in 2017 in Australia, Great Britain and USA), 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.)  

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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:  

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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). During that time a deep and cherished bond of solidarity has grown between us! 

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WORLD AIDS DAY FLASH MOB

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On Dec 1,  over 30 Canadian grandmother groups organized and participated in a nationwide series of #GrandmothersCampaign flash mobs 

CLICK HERE   to watch the Flash Mob compilation.

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SLF logo with childWe're helping Turn the Tide

Making life better for this child and every child!

  

4Gs at June Meeting

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Laura Goodman -brilliant phtographer

Part of Laurie's photo shoot for Loving Hands: Recipes and Reflections, the 4Gs cookbook. $20 - - -  Click here for details and to place an order

 

 

 

 

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What's New?

~ 4Gs Meeting ~

Next Meetings 
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Planning Nov 5

Arbour Trails 9:30 -
All welcome.

General Nov 19
Unifor Hall 
 611 Silvercreek Pkwy N., Guelph
9:00 to 9:30- Fellowship, Market, 4Gs Library, Welcome Table
[BYOMug]
9:30 - Education, Business (lunch)

4Gs "BRING A FRIEND"

Be assured of a warm welcome! 

ONLINE ACCESS TO THE SLF 

E.g.: to The Granny Bulletin, The Circle, the Grandmothers Advocacy Network.

Join Welcome & Information Calls
Grandmothers to grandmothers campaignThird Monday of every month. Hosted by the Grandmothers Campaign Team 

 Details here
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4Gs fundraising
Raised to date: 
$447,239.57
 (Sept 2019)

4Gs STRIDE team

June is Stride month
It's an initiative to raise support for Grandmothers campaign - raising funds, raising awareness, nurturing solidarity.

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Hat-i-tude 2019
A wonderful event! 

Fun and excitement in action
Sat April 6 at 11:30 am

We're in
Snap'd. Click here for story and photos

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Calendar month

 SEE PHOTOS of the successful 2019 calendar
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 ~ 4Gs GRIOTS ~

Frog  ALL WELCOME 

 4Gs give 4 options
Click here for details

Frogs @ June picnic mng 2017

Cast of "Why Frog has no Tail" 
See more photos

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4Gs MARKETS
The Market team welcomes ideas
Contact Market Team through Webmaster

Johanna3IINFINITY SCARVES

Check them out
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Bubbling workbee Royal City Park 2016

BUBBLE WANDS
Check them out.
- a work-bee in Royal City Park
-grandson testing recipe and wand.

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4Gs Anniversary  Party
Much to celebrate!!
Many reasons to re-dedicate!!
PHOTO GALLERY
CLICK HERE

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UPDATE ABOUT CONTRIBUTIONS

$428,532.47 (June 2019)

Sample successful past events!

CLICK HERE

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We've been on Rogers TV
#GuelphLife
Guelph Cable 20

Three videos part of 4Gs Library
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