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Grandmas2Go Press Room


Interviews – TV, Radio, Newspaper

Megan Allison – Thursday, February 23rd 2017
KTVL-TV 10 (CBS): 2/23/17: Interview with Linda Otto/Grandmas2Go:
Grandmas2Go looks to help parents in need

Kimberly Kolliner – Thursday, April 27th 2017
KTVL-TV 10 (CBS): 4/27/17: Medford Dad travels to DC to take a stand for Toddlers and babies

Craig Smullin – April 21, 2017 Local family and Grandmas2Go go to D.C.
KOBI-TV 5 (NBC): 4/21/17: 5 on 5 interview with Linda Otto & Joy Marshall

Newsroom Staff – June 22, 2017
KOBI-TV 5 (NBC): Local Family Heads to D.C. Escorted by Grandmas2Go

“Grandmas2Go Will Pair Mentors with New Parents and Their Babies,” by Buffy Pollock, Mail Tribune, Medford OR Posted Feb 20, 2017
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“The Birth of Grandmas2Go”, Geoffrey Riley – The Jefferson Exchange, JPR Radio Interview August 8, 2017
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Ted Talk with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris on “How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime.”
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Family Nurse Partnership NPR interview James Heckman re: home visiting
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“Grandmas Arrive with Love. By helping with simple tasks, volunteers make an impact on families”, Julie Pfitzinger – Next Avenue, Senior Editor for Features, March 19, 2019


Encore Prize

Encore Prize – Encore.org created a national Encore Prize of two $50,000 awards (The Judges Award and the People’s Choice Award) for the most innovative, replicable project/campaign to mobilize adults 50+ to help young people thrive. More than 180 applications were filed, 78 were accepted and 15 went to the semifinalists with 5 advancing to the finals where the awards will be given at a presentation in Boston on October 16, 2017. Grandmas2Go is in the finals and we are leaving for Boston on October 14.

Encore Pitch – Peer Recording (at 32 minutes in)
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YouTube 3-Minute Pitch August 2017
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YouTube 1st Recorded Encore Pitch July 2017
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