Guelph GoGo Grandmothers (4Gs)

market banner

Selected items of amazing creations by inspired, talented grandmothers/others and other recommended products - - now available for you online.  CLICK HERE  [photo by June G. Aug 2020 ]

divider -African motif

15th anniversary"Achieving Extraordinary Things Together – a celebration of 15 years of solidarity between grandmothers"

************************

 

Voices [News from SLF]  ". . . Our partners are working tirelessly to ensure that communities affected by HIV and AIDS continue to have the support they need. As an act of solidarity in this time of global vulnerability, please consider donating to the SLF COVID-19 Appeal."

**************************

CAMPAIGN ZOOM MEETINGS

Thursday, December 17 at 12:30 PM Eastern time 
Register for the conversation on the Grandmothers Campaign website, or by emailing campaign@stephenlewisfoundation.org.
 
- Facebook page, shares grandmothers groups’ activities and updates from the SLF’s partner organizations.
Invitation from SLF: ". . .if there’s something we can be doing to support your group or region, please don’t hesitate to share your ideas with us!"

NOTES FROM PAST CONFERENCE CALLS:   CLICK HERE
Informative, useful topics discussed by grandmothers group members across the country. Includes additional resources from the Grandmothers Campaign: E.g.,

May 2020: Fundraising During the COVID-19 Pandemic
June 2020: Safely undertaking sales during COVID-19
July 2020: Summer Social & Idea Sharing

 Highly recommended. Click here. 
Invitation to contact the Foundation " ...do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or to register:
campaign@stephenlewisfoundation.org "

***********************
 4Gs: Who we are  divider -African motif

info dislay 4Fs Oct 20174Gs logo

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 the 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.)  

What we do divider -African motif 

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 divider -African motif

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! 

divider-african motif
WORLD AIDS DAY FLASH MOB

G2G_10th anniversary
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.
 divider-african motif
SLF logo with childWe're helping Turn the Tide

Making life better for this child and every child!  

4Gs at June Meeting

  4Gs 800

Laura Goodman -brilliant phtographerPart of Laurie's photoshoot for Loving Hands: Recipes and Reflections, the 4Gs cookbook. $20 - - -  Click here for details. Place an order.

 

 

 

 

sya's top button

 

Please report typo or error  /  Send Feedback

What's New?

MARKET ONLINE
Click here
Bubbling workbee Royal City Park 2016 - a work-bee in Royal City Park
-grandson testing recipe and wand.

Check them out.

*************

~ 4Gs Meetings ~
WHAT ARE WE DOING NOW?

These extraordinary times demanded a new response. Physical meetings in the old one-room schoolhouse were cancelled in March, but our get-togethers to love each other and plan big ideas to support African grandmothers endure. We continue with virtual meetings using the Zoom platform.

NEXT VIRTUAL MEETING
General meeting on Jan 19,
Chair Johanna will send out an agenda, treasurer's report and links.
access symbol
General Meeting
9:00 social 

9:30 - Opening, Education, Business,

4Gs, INVITE 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.
Grandmothers to grandmothers campaign

 Details here
***************

4Gs fundraising

  1. Year 2020: $35,448.34
    Updated November 2020

  2. UPDATE ABOUT CONTRIBUTIONS

    $ 510,683.81 (Jan 2021)

4Gs STRIDE team

June was Stride month

Check it out.  

An initiative to raise support for the G2G campaign - raising funds, raising awareness, nurturing solidarity.

 Click here to see our 4Gs team 

***************
Hat-i-tude 2019
A wonderful event! 

Calendar month

 SEE PHOTOS of the successful calendar
************ 

 ~ 4Gs GRIOTS ~

Frog  ALL WELCOME 

 4Gs give 4 options for presentations
Click here for details

Frogs @ June picnic mng 2017

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

*************

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

Johanna3INFINITY SCARVES
Check them out
~~~~~~~~~~~~
 

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

divider -African motif

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

divider -African motif
 
Sample successful past events!
CLICK HERE
logo 2006
***********

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

Three videos part of 4Gs Library
For viewing, contact Webmasterdivider -African motif