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Stephen Lewis Foundation

Site: Burlington

Service: Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign

Contact Information
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Primary Contact Linda Rafuse, Chair; Phone: 905-464-5101; Email:
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 2006
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Raise funds and offer educational opportunities that support the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign 
* funds donated 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 * counseling * social support focused on building resilience and independence
Hours Meetings: third Tue of the month, 2 pm, Sep-Jun, at Burlington Baptist Church
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Online, via e-mail or drop in to meeting
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Donation
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington Baptist Church (meeting location)
2225 New St
Burlington, ON L7R 1J2
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Intersection Drury Lane and New St
Mailing Address c/o Linda Rafuse 
5255 Lakeshore Rd, Unit 9 
Burlington, ON L7L 5X6
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting location
Categories and Classification
Service Categories International Development Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ; International Relief ~ AIDS/HIV ; Issue Advocacy ~ AIDS/HIV

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