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Thistle Stop Cafe Building Fund

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Magdalene, Inc. via Crowdrise
March 09, 2012

The April 11 Thistle Stop Cafe Benefit with Desmond and Marcus will make a difference in the lives of many women. Hope you can participate!  See more

BENEFITING: Thistle Farms Inc.

EVENT DATE: Apr 11, 2012

THE STORY:

Becca Stevens and the women of Magdalene/Thistle Farms have inspired me over the last 15 years by doing the important work of healing through the power of Love and acceptance. This is going to be a very special evening. Please help us make the Thistle Stop Cafe a reality. -- Desmond Child

THE EVENT

On April 11, top pop and country songwriters Desmond Child and Marcus Hummon will host and perform at an event to raise funds for Thistle Farms' latest venture, The Thistle Stop Cafe. "Broadway Babies" will feature the Broadway songbooks of Desmond and Marcus. Learn further details about the event here.

THISTLE STOP CAFE

The Thistle Stop Cafe will open in the fall of 2012. A cafe run by the women of Magdalene/Thistle Farms - residents and graduates who have survived prostitution, trafficking and addiction. Magdalene is a two-year residential program for the women; Thistle Farms is where the women hand make natural body care products. Thistle Stop Cafe will sell coffee, teas and healthy baked goods and be located adjacent to the manufacturing facility for Thistle Farms. The goals of the cafe are to be a training ground for the women of Thistle Farms, giving them skills in the restaurant and food-serving businesses. We also want the cafe to be great meeting, event and live music venue for the community. 

If you can't be at the April 11th event, but would like to support Desmond and Marcus in raising funds for the building of this cafe, here is how! 

We need to raise $20,000 for start-up costs for the following: 

  • 2 Bathrooms (compliant w/ American Disabilities Act) -  $12,000
  • Commercial 3-Compartment Sink - $2,200.00
  • New Entrance for Building - $5,000.00
  • Tables for Cafe - $800.00

Making a contribution here will directly support the employment of women recovering from a life-time of abuse, violence and homelessness. 

We are a 501(c)(3) private charity. Magdalene Inc. is the parent organization, Thistle Farms is our DBA. All gifts are tax deductable as per federal laws. We take no federal money but rely on gifts from individuals, organizations and the sale of Thistle Farms products. For specific questions, please email our Development Director, Marlei Olson. To review our financials and audit information as confirmed by the Community Foundation, please visit our GivingMatters/Guidestar page.

We are truly grateful for your help. With love from all the women of Magdalene/Thistle Farms!

 

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To This Fundraiser

$1,500

MONEY RAISED
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  • Allee Willis

    $100

  • Rick Nowels

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Mary Ann Shaw

    $200

  • Bob and Jerry Harris

    $50

  • Claire Meunier

    $50

  • Lee Daniel and family

    $100

  • Linda & Mike Moran

    $100

  • Rex and Carol

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Tom & Gail Robinson

    $150

  • Sara Holben and Bob Schminkey

    $100

  • Sam Torode

    $50

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The Team: $1,500 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Thistle Farms Inc.

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Donor Comments

Sam Torode

Sam Torode

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Sara Holben and Bob Schminkey

Sara Holben and Bob Schminkey

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Tom & Gail Robinson

Tom & Gail Robinson

DONATION: $150

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

In honor of these beautiful women. It could've been me. Love & blessings to you 5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $200

5 years ago

Rex and Carol

Rex and Carol

DONATION: $100

In honor of Marlei Olsen 5 years ago

Linda & Mike Moran

Linda & Mike Moran

DONATION: $100

In memory of Desmond Child's mother, Elena Casals 5 years ago

Lee Daniel and family

Lee Daniel and family

DONATION: $100

From the Peachtree Road family 5 years ago

Claire Meunier

Claire Meunier

DONATION: $50

For the AMAZING women of Thistle Farms. You are amazing. 5 years ago

Bob and Jerry Harris

Bob and Jerry Harris

DONATION: $50

5 years ago