These refugees have been forced out of their homes by the war in Syria. On a daily basis the refugees are risking their lives on flimsy rubber rafts to cross the cold and harsh sea. Everything they own is packed into a single backpack, in the hopes of reaching safety. Often they have spent everything they have to make this trip and unfortunately many of them lose the one bag they are allowed to take with them. The families who are successful in this journey arrive wet and cold. This is causing medical issues such as severe hypothermia. Many refugees are sleeping on the pavement and dirt and rocks in the cold winter weather. The sleeping bags are sourced from a local Greek manufacturer in order to bolster the local Greek economy. Associated Organization:


$34.00 will provide a sleeping bag which doubles as a winter jacket
for refugees who are arriving on the coast of Lesbos, Greece.