Guelph GoGo Grandmothers (4Gs)

 

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We are 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.)

 


What we do
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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:  

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)

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ONE 2017 SUPERB EVENT

Wednesday afternoon, May 31,  2017  at the River Run Centre: Guelph.

THIRD AGE LEARNING GUELPH celebrates 30 years of learning and fellowship with a party and benefit event for the Stephen Lewis Foundation
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Keynote Speaker was Ilana Landsberg-Lewis

 "FROM SURVIVAL TO SOCIAL JUSTICE:
African Grandmothers mobilizing to end AIDS"


South Africa Grandmother with grandchild photo Alexis MacDonald"Ilana Landsberg-Lewis stirred hearts when she described the way African grandmothers . . . .More - Click here.
A donation of $5,000 was gratefully accepted by Ilana.


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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 

Guelph's 4Gs, along with GAFFA guests, were proud to be part of it.
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!

 

 

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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 ~
Tuesday Feb 20 2018

Development of future 4Gs fundraising
Motions approved the following four for committees' further study and return of detailed plans for members' consent at March meeting:
Bridge-Games Party, Trunk Sale,
Calendar, Fancy Tea.
Check
Fundraising Process details.

Next Meeting March 20, 2018
Unifor Hall 9:00 - 11:30
611 Silvercreek Pkwy N.
(Details here)

Be assured of a warm welcome! 

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 ~ 4Gs GRIOTS READY ~ 

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"Why Frog Has No Tail"

One of two dramatici presentations ready for school visits.

Click here for details

 

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Cast at June Picnic meeting 2017 
See more photos

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 ~ LAST YEAR EVENTS ~ 

 ~ it was great!  ~ 

Fabulous Fabric and Fibre Frenzy (4Fs)
waiting in line
Early birds waiting for the 4:00 pm opening
Friday, Oct. 20 -  4 to 8 pm 
Saturday, Oct 21 - 
9:00 to 2:00
 Dublin Street United Church: Guelph
4Fs sale event 2017
~ Happy customers finding great buys ~
- fabric, fibre, notions, yarn,  pattern books, costume/decor patterns, buttons, notions.

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 - - While good weather lasts - -

~ Bicycle Bob's bikes~

63 Arkell Rd. (just off Gordon)

bibycle Bob

Click here for details
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4Gs MARKETS
Calling for item ideas
Contact Market Team through Webmaster

TWO POPULAR ITEMS

GoGoAngels

GoGoAngels on line for Home Page
 
Thank you B.C. Glacier Grannies for sharing.
Check them out
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BUBBLE WANDS

Check them out.
Bubbling workbee Royal City Park 2016

4Gs making wands at a work-bee in Royal City Park and grandson successfully testing the buble recipe and the wand.

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


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UPDATE ABOUT CONTRIBUTIONS

$367,057.97 ten year total to date
(Feb 2018)

We raised $56, 203.95 in 2016
We raised $42,145.51 in 2017

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