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World AIDS Day 2013: A message from Stephen Lewis

The international community is mesmerized by the mantra of “zero new infections”, “zero deaths”, “zero stigma” as the target for 2015 in seeking to reverse the tide of AIDS. That’s both commendable and understandable. But it leaves out one huge … Continue reading

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Grassroots: Ten years of turning the tide of AIDS in Africa

The new Grassroots newsletter is now online! The Stephen Lewis Foundation recently entered its tenth year of existence. Over the past decade, we have partnered with over 300 grassroots organizations across sub-Saharan Africa that have worked ceaselessly to bring the … Continue reading

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On Mother’s Day we remember and celebrate

At the Stephen Lewis Foundation, Mother’s Day is a complicated time of celebration and mourning. This is Alicia and her daughter, Phyllis. Phyllis’s life was cut short by AIDS in October 2012. It will be a reluctant Mother’s Day for … Continue reading

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April 9 is Aeroplan Mile Matching Day

Click here starting at midnight on Tuesday, April 9, to donate your Aeroplan Miles and have Aeroplan match them. Aeroplan Beyond Miles Matching Day is a golden day for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. April 9 is the day to donate … Continue reading


Annie Lennox’s SING Campaign turns five

Our friend Annie Lennox recently released a video to commemmorate the fifth anniversary of her SING Campaign. We are proud to support the SING Campaign in turning the tide of HIV & AIDS.

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Thank you – We raised almost 2 million Aeroplan Miles

Thank you to everyone who donated Aeroplan Miles to the Stephen Lewis Foundation yesterday, and a special thank you to Aeroplan Beyond Miles for generously matching the first 500,000 donated miles. With your support we nearly doubled our million-mile goal, … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day reflection

With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, we wanted to share this reflection on motherhood and the AIDS pandemic from Ilana Landsberg-Lewis, Executive Director of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Honour Mother’s Day with a tribute donation to the Stephen Lewis … Continue reading

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Peer-to-Peer Mentorship through SLF’s partnership with Aeroplan Beyond Miles

Since 2003, The Stephen Lewis Foundation has been partnering with grassroots organizations in Africa that are working tirelessly to beat back the ravages of AIDS. We have seen significant ground gained as communities move from scrambling to cope with the … Continue reading

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Children of Hope: Teteni Home Care Nursing Services, South Africa

We arrived on the outskirts of Pretoria mid-morning and were met by close to fifty staff and grandmothers of Tateni, in the community hall of St. Francis Church. The smiles and clapping and songs of welcome from these women made … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking report on sexual terror in Zimbabwe

“Rape in Zimbabwe, with its high HIV prevalence rates [15%] and decimated medical infrastructure, is a death sentence for many women there.” Continue reading

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