Site: Oomama - Grandmothers helping Grandmothers
Service: Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign
|Record #: BTN4759||Last Full Update: 05 Apr 2016|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Oomama/201150709928097
|Primary Contact||Judy Henderson, Co-Chair; Phone: 905-469-0551|
|Alternate Contact||Ann Walters, Co-Chair; Phone: 905-847- 5031|
|Located In Community||Halton Region|
|Physical Access||Unknown - accessibility varies by meeting location|
|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|
|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, see website for details.|
|Areas Served||Halton Region|
|Eligibility||Women, do not have to be grandmother * new members welcome|
|Application||See website or email|
|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|