October marks the beginning of the new fiscal year for the IRC in Atlanta, and in this brief video our Executive Director, Justin Howell, shares updates on the past year in refugee resettlement and the vital humanitarian work that is only made possible through your support—as donors, advocates, volunteers, and new neighbors.  

WATCH: New (Fiscal) Year Update from the IRC in Atlanta

In FY2022 (Oct. 1, 2021 – Sep. 30, 2022) the IRC in Atlanta resettled 1,341 individuals—our highest annual number of arrivals since the late 1990s. Of these 1,341 individuals, 829 were Afghan evacuees, and the remaining 512 were welcomed through the traditional resettlement program, from countries including Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar, Eritrea, and Guatemala.   

In the upcoming fiscal year, we anticipate welcoming another 1,000 refugees to the state of Georgia, and—in partnership with community members like you—we will support these families to integrate and thrive in our state. No matter if the crisis is new or ongoing, or happening in Eastern Europe, Central Africa, or Latin America, together we show up—as our humanitarian calling demands—to respond, serve and support the most vulnerable among us. 

Please recommit to this work alongside us and make a donation today to support the humanitarian mission of the IRC in Atlanta, the people we serve and communities in which we work: Rescue.org/GiveAtlanta  

To view open positions at the IRC in Atlanta, please visit Rescue.org/Careers  

[Update recorded 10/19/22] 

 

To learn more about the work of the IRC in Atlanta and for information on how you can get involved with the IRC as a donor or volunteer, please contact Senior Development Manager, Heloise Ahoure, at [email protected] or 678-636-8941.

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