Attend an Event

Thousands of people are holding events across Canada to raise awareness about the AIDS epidemic and raise funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which supports community-based oroganizations that are turning the tide of HIV & AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.  

There might be an event happening in your community!  Check out the calendar below to find a local craft sale, participate in a walkathon, attend a concert, or hear Stephen Lewis speak.

To find an event hosted by a grandmothers group, please visit the calendar on the Grandmothers Campaign website.

If you are organizing an event, click here to register it with us, so we can support you by posting it to the calendar and sending you materials.

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Grassroot Grannies Annual Ride to Turn the Tide 3-Day Bike Ride

Ottawa, Ontario

Date: September 07, 2016 to September 09, 2016


9th Annual Ubuntu Golf Tournament

Pineland Greens Golf Course, 722 Safari Rd.

Millgrove, ON

Date: September 07, 2016 10:00 AM

Join the Burlington Ubuntu Grandwomen for their 9th Annual Golf Tournament and Luncheon. Reserve your spot early as they go fast! Contact Lynne McCutcheon at (905) 632-5148 for more details.


VG4A Cycle Tour

Campbell River to The Legislature

Victoria, BC

Date: September 09, 2016 7:30 am to September 11, 2016 2:15 pm


Hands Across The Sea: Thank You to the Town

Morinville United Church, 9610 Morinville Dr

Morinville, AB

Date: September 10, 2016 1:00PM


Kelowna Grandmothers for Africa Art from the Attic Sale

Parkinson Centre - Apple Room, 1800 Parkinson Way

Kelowna, British Columbia

Date: September 10, 2016 11:00am


GrammaLink-Africa 9th Annual Red Deer Scrabble Benefit

Golden Circle, 4620 47a Ave

Red Deer, Alberta

Date: September 16, 2016 1:00 PM


GAFFA Jazz & Jumble Trunk Sale

Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St N

Guelph, Ontario

Date: September 17, 2016 9:00 AM


G4G Regina Art from the Attic Sale

Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre, 2900 13th Ave

Regina, SK S4T 1N7, Canada

Date: September 17, 2016 10:00AM


Grands 'n' More Winnipeg Art from the Attic

Crescentwood Community Centre, 1170 Corydon Ave

Winnipeg, MB

Date: September 18, 2016 11:00 AM


G4G Moose Jaw Boston Pizza Dinner

Boston Pizza, 1650 Main St N

Moose Jaw, SK

Date: September 21, 2016 5:00 PM

Come for a fun night at the Boston Pizza and proceeds from your dinner will go to the SLF!


Alberta Regional Grandmothers Gathering

Southminster-Steinhauer United Church

Edmonton, Alberta

Date: September 23, 2016 6:00 PM to September 24, 2016 4:00 PM

This Fall, like every Fall before it, we look forward to Grandmothers Gatherings in regions across Canada. This year, we have the 10 Year Anniversary of the Grandmothers Campaign to mark and celebrate!
 
In March, Grandmothers Campaign members from across British Columbia gathered in Vancouver for a BC Super Gathering. More than 350 grandmothers from 42 groups across BC participated! Similarly, this fall, grandmothers and grandothers will gather in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Halifax, and Toronto to mark the 10 Year Anniversary of the Grandmothers Campaign. Each gathering will include an evening conversation between Stephen Lewis and Ilana Landsberg-Lewis reflecting on 10 years of the Campaign. The gathering will also feature a plenary with African grandmothers and will include workshops, networking, and other opportunities for Grandmothers Campaign members to gain knowledge and understanding and recommit to working in solidarity with African grandmothers. 
 
For more information, click here.

Prairie Regional Grandmothers Gathering

St. Andrew's Woodhaven Church Hall; St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

Winipeg, Manitoba

Date: September 24, 2016 10:00 AM to September 25, 2016 2:00 PM

This Fall, like every Fall before it, we look forward to Grandmothers Gatherings in regions across Canada. This year, we have the 10 Year Anniversary of the Grandmothers Campaign to mark and celebrate!
 
In March, Grandmothers Campaign members from across British Columbia gathered in Vancouver for a BC Super Gathering. More than 350 grandmothers from 42 groups across BC participated! Similarly, this fall, grandmothers and grandothers will gather in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Halifax, and Toronto to mark the 10 Year Anniversary of the Grandmothers Campaign. Each gathering will include an evening conversation between Stephen Lewis and Ilana Landsberg-Lewis reflecting on 10 years of the Campaign. The gathering will also feature a plenary with African grandmothers and will include workshops, networking, and other opportunities for Grandmothers Campaign members to gain knowledge and understanding and recommit to working in solidarity with African grandmothers. 
 
For more information, click here.

Capital Grannies Art and Jewellery Show and Sale

Chartwell Rockliffe Retirement Residence, 100 Island Lodge Rd

Ottawa, ON

Date: September 24, 2016 2:30 PM to September 25, 2016 5:00 PM


Blooms for Africa: Blooming Marvellous Fashion Show

First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundurn St S

Hamilton, ON

Date: September 24, 2016 1:00 PM


Mariposa Grandmothers Yarns, Yards and More Sale

St. Paul's Centre, 62 Peter St N

Orillia, ON

Date: September 24, 2016 9:00 am


CFUWSD Grannies' Celebration of 10 Years

Uplands Cultural and Heritage Center, 9 Rue Speid

Sherbrooke, QC

Date: September 28, 2016 5pm

Join the CFUWSD Grannies in celebrating 10 years of raising funds in support of African grandmothers. They want to celebrate, raise awareness among the mostly French speaking population, and especially thank those who have been supporting them for ten years!


Atlantic Regional Grandmothers Gathering

Mount Saint Vincent University

Halifax, Nova Soctia

Date: September 30, 2016 6:00 PM to October 01, 2016 4:00 PM

This Fall, like every Fall before it, we look forward to Grandmothers Gatherings in regions across Canada. This year, we have the 10 Year Anniversary of the Grandmothers Campaign to mark and celebrate!
 
In March, Grandmothers Campaign members from across British Columbia gathered in Vancouver for a BC Super Gathering. More than 350 grandmothers from 42 groups across BC participated! Similarly, this fall, grandmothers and grandothers will gather in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Halifax, and Toronto to mark the 10 Year Anniversary of the Grandmothers Campaign. Each gathering will include an evening conversation between Stephen Lewis and Ilana Landsberg-Lewis reflecting on 10 years of the Campaign. The gathering will also feature a plenary with African grandmothers and will include workshops, networking, and other opportunities for Grandmothers Campaign members to gain knowledge and understanding and recommit to working in solidarity with African grandmothers. 
 
For more information, click here.

News

Include women-led organizations in Canada’s reproductive health projects July 20, 2017

MUSIMBI KANYORO and THEO SOWA, The Globe and Mail

Dare To Wear Love Gala to Introduce Launch of Urgent Stephen Lewis Foundation LGBTQ Initiative May 5, 2017

Kim Hughes, SAMARITANMAG

Upcoming Events

Grands 'n' More Winnipeg's Giant Art Sale September 24, 2017

Winnipeg, MB

Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers Moose Jaw Host a Pizza & Caesar Salad Supper September 27, 2017

Moose Jaw, SK