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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.


Items needed for refugees in Charlottesville

The IRC in Charlottesville is committed to bringing our beneficiaries from harm to home. As a part of that commitment, we provide them with necessities they will need to start rebuilding their lives here. To do this, the IRC relies on donated items from community partners that are passed into the hands of our beneficiaries free of charge either through our Resettlement Store or as part of an initial apartment setup.


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!


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!


2019 GenR: NY Summer Party

Join us for rooftop views, delicious food and refreshing cocktails at the annual Force For Change Summer Party in support of the IRC.


GenR: Dallas 4th Annual Force For Change

June 20, 2019

This World Refugee Day, join the International Rescue Committee in Dallas and GenR: Dallas for an evening of resilience and celebration as we showcase the 'I Am Not A Weapon' photo and film series.


Youth Voices: Meeting Michelle Obama

Htee Shee writes about meeting former first lady Michelle Obama.


GenR: DC Metro

Be A Force For Change in the DC Metro Area


Brave Girl Rising Screening

April 22, 2019

Join the International Rescue Committee in Dallas and GenR: Dallas for a screening of Brave Girl Rising on April 22!


Starting again: hearing from a young refugee

Makia Adam arrived in the U.S. in 2015 and began working with IRC in Silver Spring in the summer of 2018 when she became a freshman in high school.


Trapped by My Identity: A Syrian-American Student on Reclaiming ‘Refugee’

In the ninth installment of the IRC in Dallas’s Youth Voices series, Manar Kharchou remembers the experiences that changed her life and reclaims her identity on her terms.