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Spread the word in Seattle

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Want to spread the word about making #RefugeesWelcome and also contribute more? There are various, creative ways to accomplish these goals simultaneously.

Raise money.

Fundraise for the IRC in Seattle at your next event! DIY Fundraising is an easy way to get involved with the IRC while supporting core resettlement services for newly arrived refugees. By organizing an DIY Fundraiser, you are helping spread awareness about refugees in Seattle while providing critical funding necessary to build firm foundations upon which refugee families can strive to regain control of their future. BE CREATIVE!

You can host:

  • A casual buffet or an elaborate sit down dinner
  • A pizza party
  • A gift fair
  • An art show, or...

You can put on:

  • A fashion show
  • A comedy night or play
  • A concert
  • An art exhibit

You can hold:

  • A stoop, garage or yard sale
  • A race or sporting event
  • A holiday fundraising campaign

Further questions? Kindly contact the IRC in Seattle by calling 206-623-2105, or email Seattle [at] Rescue.org (subject: Raising%20money%20for%20IRC%20Seattle) .


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Follow us on Facebook, and ask others to do the same! “Like” and share our posts and articles. Use the hashtag #RefugeesWelcome when sharing posts on your social media accounts about the refugee crisis and acknowledging that refugees are welcome in our community. Tag @International Rescue Committee in Seattle on Facebook to link others to us, and also use the #IRCSeattle hashtag when sharing information about the IRC’s refugee resettlement efforts in Seattle.