International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Second Annual GenR Party


David Burke Garden at The James Hotel
23 Grand Street (and Sixth Avenue)
Soho, New York City

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 11:00pm

Join us in a lush garden setting for an evening of great food and drink, raffles and other fun activities.  It will be an opportunity to learn more about the work of the International Rescue Committee, and support our mission.  Proceeds from this event will go toward our International and U.S. programs including the New Roots program which assists refugee farmers to grow, harvest, and market fresh and affordable produce in communities across America.

Special menu and appearance by: Chef David Burke

Host Committee
Rashida Jones, IRC Voice, NBC’s Parks and Recreation
Morena Baccarin, IRC Spokesperson, Showtime’s Homeland
Eden Grinshpan, New Roots Spokesperson, Host of The Cooking Channel’s Eden Eats

GenR(Generation Rescue) is a dynamic, diverse group of young professionals (under 45) who have joined forces to advance the humanitarian work of the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

Inspired, informed and influential, GenR Members focus their collective energy to engage their communities in support of the IRC through advocacy, education and a range of networking and fundraising activities. 

GenR is a force for change.

For more information, please contact Melissa Meredith at 212-551-2973 or email:

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