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Stephen Lewis Foundation

Site: Oakville

Service: Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Currently meeting through Zoom
Contact Information
E-Mail patmckee.ot@gmail.com
Website www.oomama.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Oomama/201150709928097
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/oomama.official/?hl=en
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/stephenlewisfdn
Primary Contact Pat McKee, Chair, Oomama; Phone: 416-895-8430; Email: patmckee.ot@gmail.com
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) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Currently meeting through Zoom 
 
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Funds raised by Oomama, go directly to the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers Campaign which seeks to raise awareness and mobilize support for African grandmothers seeking to secure a future for their grandchildren orphaned or made vulnerable due to HIV/AIDS 
 
Donated funds are used to provide grandmothers with assistance for food, school fees and school uniforms for their grandchildren, counselling, social support, coffins for burial of loved ones and seed money for income-generating projects
Hours Meet third Tue of each month 9 am-12 noon - currently by Zoom
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility Women (not necessary to be a grandmother), new members welcome
Application See website or email
Languages English
Fees Donation - members asked to make a $20 donation each year
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
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Oakville, ON
 
View Google Map
Mailing Address c/o Pat McKee 
2202 Elmhurst Ave 
Oakville, ON L6J 5G5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories International Development Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ; International Relief ~ AIDS/HIV ; Issue Advocacy ~ AIDS/HIV

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