We never cease to be amazed by the generosity and support of this community.
The G Moms want to send out another huge thank you, for the fabulous success of the Yard Sale. Not only did we get quality donations, which netted wonderful freewill donations, but we also received very generous donations for the donated articles. Did you see how many times we had to say “Donations ?”
Picture this !!! On the afternoon of Friday June 2nd , people arrive with articles they have saved for us. They know we are empowering and enabling Grannies and Orphans in Africa, and that 90% of our monies go directly to the projects, The articles are then sorted as best we can, and Saturday morning the enthusiastic and generous crowds arrive. Organization, mixed with chaos, prevails for the day, and by 2 p.m. the Scout Hall is back to normal.
We are close to a profit of $7000. That means a lot of food, clothing and school uniforms. The orphans can further their education and increase the likelihood of a better future for themselves their country. Grannies can start income generating projects, so they can become self sufficient.
However, on the other side of the picture is the fact that many items were being re-used, and some people were able to access some items that may have been unaffordable in some cases. A G- Mom Yard Sale is a great way to set up for University.
Thanks especially to the Focus, the Star, the Standard and Caps for their ongoing support with publicity. Also a special thanks to Port Perry Salvage and Glen Page for their continued help with very much needed “ BINS .”
G Moms send out a Huge Thank You to Port Perry and Friends ..... Ubuntu.
Gala on the Greens 2017 was again a wonderful success.
All participant enjoyed a fabulous day and truly enjoyed the guest speaker who addressed “ Reconciliation .”
We support over 15 million orphans in Sub Sahara Africa
Stephen Lewis Foundation guarantees that 90% of the monies raised go directly to the projects we support.
Kids get to eat, go to school and even get counselling
Grannies get help to create income generating projects
They become empowered to help themselves and others
They all now stand a chance to succeed in their lives
90 businesses large and small donated prizes for our marketplace ... Yes think about that great support !!
Many happy recipients/winners were strongly encouraged to reciprocate and support local business
Donations were very generous and creative and we raised over $19,000. That keeps a lot of kids in school.
We have personally delivered your Thank You
Ubuntu is a sub –Saharan African philosophy and a way of life. It defines what it mean to be truly human: We affirm our own humanity when we acknowledge the full humanity of others. Ubuntu principles include dignity, respect, honesty, empathy, caring , sharing and compassion.
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