Grandmother Connection raising funds at annual event
The Kingston Grandmother Connection is holding its annual Spring Market for Africa on Saturday, April 28.
The group of local grandmothers, great aunts and other senior women work to raise funds to support African grandmothers who continue to raise grandchildren whose parents have died of HIV/ AIDS.
The Kingston Grandmother Connection works with the Stephen Lewis Foundation and Help Lesotho.
Available items for sale include, plants, African baskets, jewelry, baking items, sewing, used fashion and sandglass creations.
A hot soup lunch will also be available. Admission is free. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Salvation Army Citadel, 816 Centennial Dr. at Taylor-Kidd Boulevard.
For more information, go online to www.G2GKingston.ca.