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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 organizations 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.

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A Cookie Walk with the Mariposa Grandmothers

Royal Canadian Legion, 215 Mississauga St

Orillia, Ontario

Date: December 15, 2018 10:00 am

Do you like cookies? Crunchy, gooey, crispy, spicy, melt-in-your-mouth cookies? Are you busy with work, kids, parties, etc. and no time to bake? Do you have wonderful memories of favourite holiday cookies made with love by your mother or grandmother? Well, we have the solution!

Come to our GRANDMOTHERS COOKIE WALK! For $15.00 you'll receive a 9" X 9" X 3" cake box that you can fill with a fantastic array of cookies crafted by our Grandmother bakers. Shoppers are given plastic gloves and walk the aisles to choose from trays full of holiday treats.

We also have a craft table featuring a huge selection of our signature $5.00 Grandmother Bags. There will also be a jewellery table with bargain-priced jewellery to add to your Christmas stockings. All proceeds go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation's Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign supporting African grandmothers who are raising often as many as 10 - 15 of their orphaned grandchildren.

So, come on by and get your holiday baking done and get into the Christmas spirit with our enthusiastic Orillia Grandmothers!


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Upcoming Events

Oomama Concert "Sounds of Love and Hope" February 23, 2019

Oakville, ON

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