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Grandparents' Day 2017


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Campaign Ends Sept. 17, 2017
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Grandparents' Day 2017 - Walk, Raise Awareness & Funds that Support Families

In BC there are more than 13,000 children being raised full time by their grandparents (or other relatives). Their stories are varied, but many of the threads are the same: loss, isolation, grief, hardship, love and determination.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRGs) face complicated bureaucracies – legal, financial, and governmental – that are difficult (and often expensive) to navigate. Poverty is a serious risk (they receive little to no financial support, and often spend what savings they might have on fighting for and supporting their grandkids). They lose friends, and seniors’ programming and housing rarely meet the needs of GRG families.

The grandchildren are their priority and these children need and deserve, love, stability and all the support possible to ensure they thrive.

What is happening? On Grandparents Day 2017 – Sunday, September 10 - Across BC  

Fun - All Ages - Walks to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.

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