Stephen Lewis Foundation

Site: Oomama - Grandmothers helping Grandmothers

Service: Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign

Contact Information
E-Mail oomama.org@sympatico.ca
Website www.oomama.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Oomama/201150709928097
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/oomamagrannies
Primary Contact Tina Agrell, Co-Chair; Phone: 905-845-9328; Email: agrelltina@gmail.com
Alternate Contact Marg Humphrey, Co-Chair; Phone: 905-469-9703; Email: marghumphrey@sympatico.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Non-profit group of women of all ages (do not have to be a grandmother), that acts locally in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign, which seeks to raise awareness and mobilize support for African grandmothers struggling to secure a future for their grandchildren orphaned or made vulnerable due to HIV/AIDS  
* for more information on the campaign, see Stephen Lewis Foundation website here.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2005
Funding Fundraising
Elections No formal elections, one co-chair changes each September
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Funds donated through Oomama, Grandmothers Helping Grandmothers, go directly to the Stephen Lewis Foundation, a registered charity which issues tax receipts for these donations. 
* donated funds are used to provide grandmothers with assistance such as food, school fees and school uniforms for their grandchildren, income-generating projects, counselling and social support and coffins for burial of loved ones.
Hours Meetings: monthly at The Kensington, 25 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville * see website for details
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Women, do not have to be grandmother * new members welcome
Application See website or email
Languages English
Fees Donation - members asked to make $20 donation
Categories and Classification
Service Categories International Development Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ; International Relief ~ AIDS/HIV ; Issue Advocacy ~ AIDS/HIV

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