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The Welcome Project

by Katie Murdock March 30, 2017

Thistle Farms has partnered with  I AM YOU and  Lighthouse Relief to help women refugees gain economic freedom. The welcome mats are woven from the fabric of the life jackets worn by the refugees on their journey to Greece. 

This project serves as a symbol of acceptance and solidarity with refugees. Thank you for joining us in the belief that love is the most powerful force for change in the world. 

Becca Stevens and a small group from Thistle Farms will be traveling to Greece in April where they will work with the women in the refugee camps. The group hopes to return with finished products (which may look slightly different than the photo displayed) to be shipped out in the beginning of May. 

Welcome Mat
  • Approximately 18" x 30"
  • Woven out of two-plied, orange life jacket fabric 
  • Symbol of welcome and acceptance for refugees 

Table Runner

  • Great for tables, altars or wall hangings
  • Woven out of single-plied, orange life jacket fabric 
  • Symbol of welcome and acceptance for refugees 


If you would like to make a donation to the Welcome Mat Project please visit our  donation page and choose the "Welcome Mat Project" campaign.  

Katie Murdock
Katie Murdock

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