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GenR—short for Generation Rescue—is a group of young, influential humanitarians who have joined forces with the International Rescue Committee to help people survive conflict and disaster and rebuild their lives.

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GenR: LA Mobility for Refugees Volunteer Day

GenR: LA raises over $3600 to provide transportation to IRC clients in LA.

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GenR: NY New Roots Volunteer Day 2018

GenR Goes Green in the Bronx

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Become a Light One Candle Sponsor!

Support our efforts to provide much-needed items and gifts to recently arrived refugee families and individuals this holiday season during our Light One Candle holiday gift drive!

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GenR: Bay Area Force For Change Event

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the GenR: Bay Area Force For Change Event! 

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Join us at our 3rd Annual Breaking Bread!

You are cordially invited to join the IRC in Salt Lake City at our 3rd Annual Breaking Bread, an evening focused on the family table where refugee families and the wider community enjoy a meal together.

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Youth voices: rediscovering home in Dallas gardens

Win Tin and his family were resettled in Dallas from Thailand in 2015. He is in the eleventh grade at Emmett J. Conrad High School. This past summer, Win Tin participated in the Youth Food Justice Internship at the IRC in Dallas, and was asked to write about his experience.

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GenR: Charlottesville Force For Change Casino Night

September 20, 2018

GenR: Charlottesville's Annual Fundraising Event

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Refugee student awarded scholarship

When Mukabera Uwamaria was 15 years old, she fled the Democratic Republic of the Congo. After five months on the run, she arrived at a refugee camp in Rwanda, where she lived for the next 20 years. There, she met her husband, Eugene, and had four children. The oldest of whom is Elysee Ishimwe. Today, the family has a home in Dallas, Texas. Elysee, now an 11 year old attending Sam Tasby Middle School, was recently the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from his elementary school. He will be awarded the money upon high school education to go towards continuing education.

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The GenR Force for Change Summer Party

The GenR Force for Change Summer Party was an inspiring, impactful, and festive event to celebrate the work of the IRC.  We raised over $155,000 to support the IRC’s work around the world.

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10 Ways to Help Refugees & Immigrants in Washington

The United States has a long history of welcoming the most vulnerable people to rebuild their lives in America. Let us now live up to that tradition and meet all our neighbors with kindness and compassion. Here are some ways you can take action today!

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