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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.


GenR: LA Bikes For Refugees Volunteer Day

The GenR: LA leadership team led a fundraising campaign, which supported transportation costs, as well as the purchase of 10 brand new bicycles, which were distributed to the clients.


Mad Hops for Humanity

After learning about the global refugee crisis through their church, local couple Spencer and Heather Darrington decided to do something big to help refugees. In four months, they've raised an incredible $40,000 for local families. Here is their inspiring story.


GenR Bay Area's Force for Change Event

October 16, 2017

Please join GenR: Bay Area to celebrate the cultures and contributions of refugees resettling in the United States. At the event, local chefs will prepare delicious appetizers inspired by the home countries of refugees. In addition to great eats, the event will include music, drinks, and a special exhibit featuring the portraits of refugee girls resettled in Oakland.


Seventh Annual GenR Summer Party Sent a Message

On July 18, more than 460 dedicated humanitarians came together at Tribeca Rooftop for the Seventh Annual NY GenR Summer Party. On the surface, the event had all the outward appearances of a chic NYC rooftop party. Wait staff passed hors d'oeuvres. The sunlight faded over the Hudson River and was replaced by the white lights of the Freedom Tower. Young New York professionals sipped summer cocktails, chatted with one another, and swayed to the DJ’s music.


Challenges and Triumphs on the Road to American Citizenship

The Immigration Program at the IRC in Silver Spring, celebrates Mrs. Meazu Gobena, a longtime IRC client. Mrs. Meazu became an American citizenship in the Spring of 2017.


GenR: Charlottesville Launches Fundraising Initiative

The GenR: Charlottesville chapter has launch a targeted fundraising campaign to purchase a passenger van for the IRC in Charlottesville. 


10 Reasons Why You Should Go to the GenR Summer Party

10 Reasons Why You Should Go to the GenR Summer Party


What’s better than laughing for a cause?

On Wednesday, June 14, The Big Sick Comedy Tour came to Los Angeles and the IRC was there.


GenR: Dallas Ramadan Iftar

GenR Dallas members, eager to meet and welcome the new members of their community, planned the Iftar to connect with refugees in a warm and culturally rich setting, hear their stories, relate to their experiences as well as inspire a strong community and neighborly relationships


GenR: Baltimore 

Be A Force For Change in Baltimore