International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Latest News

David Burke

Posted by The IRC on August 14th, 2013
New York City’s heat wave broke just in time on Wednesday, July 24—one could not ask for a more beautiful summer night for the third annual GenR Summer Party at the Garden and Treehouse Bar at David Burke Kitchen in SoHo. more »
Posted in | Tags: , |
Posted by The IRC on January 7th, 2013
Today's Wall Street Journal features the story of Burmese refugee Ah Lun, who found a job at one of Soho's hottest restaurants — the David Burke Kitchen — through the IRC’s New Roots program. more »
Posted by George Rupp on December 31st, 2012
From San Diego to the South Bronx, the IRC's New Roots program is enabling hundreds of resettled refugees to grow their own healthy foods and earn income. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 8th, 2012
Here are the first photos from last night's Freedom Award Dinner in New York, benefiting the IRC. Special guests included Michael Bloomberg, David Burke, Jencarlos Canela, Anna Deveare Smith, Eden Grinshpan and Scott Pelley. more »
Posted by The IRC on August 22nd, 2012
In June, star chef David Burke visited refugee farmers at the IRC’s New Roots garden in the Bronx where he improvised a gourmet lunch using herbs and greens gathered from the farm. more »
Posted by The IRC on July 24th, 2012
This morning, Chef David Burke appeared live on The Weather Channel to speak about New Roots. He showed viewers how to cook a recipe he first developed while at Drew Gardens, an IRC New Roots garden in the Bronx. more »
Posted by The IRC on July 18th, 2012
In NYC next week? Join our young professionals group, GenR, for a fabulous evening on the rooftop David Burke Garden at the James Hotel. Proceeds from the event will go toward our international and U.S. programs. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 21st, 2012
Star chef David Burke visited an IRC New Roots farm today in New York and improvised a gourmet lunch with herbs and greens grown by refugee farmers. more »