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Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Baltimore, MD, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


Acid Attack Victim Becomes a U.S. Citizen

Henry Cole is an asylee from Liberia who got injured by an acid attack. After years of suffering he finally gets medical treatment and his citizenship in Maryland.


IRC End of the Year Celebration and Team Building Day

To celebrate the end of 2017, the Silver Spring and Baltimore offices of the International Rescue Committee gathered together for a day of team building to honor and acknowledge the success of our clients and employees in taking the IRC mission to the next level.


We're looking for Spring 2018 interns!

If you or someone you know is looking for an internship for the Spring semester, please contact...


Become a GenR Member at the New Baltimore Chapter!

GenR, short for Generation Rescue, is a group of young professionals from a wide range of industries and diverse backgrounds who care deeply about helping families around the world who have been uprooted by persecution, conflict, and natural disaster.


Family Mentor Volunteer Opportunity

Help our clients one-on-one!


The Resettlement Shop is open!

Here are our drop-off times: Mondays: 10am-2pm Tuesdays: 10am-2pm Wednesday: 10am-2pm 1st Saturdays of the month: 12-2pm


Resettlement Services Volunteer Opportunities

The IRC in Baltimore will be launching an all new volunteer program that will allow those who only have 2-8 hours to spare during the work week to engage in our programming.


A Despairing Afghan Family Plants Roots in Baltimore

Three years ago, Hamida Ebadi and her family fled their home in Kabul, Afghanistan, increasingly terrified by the violence and insecurity being stoked by Taliban insurgents. “One day there was a suicide attack around my children’s school,” she explains. It was time to go.


Refugee Encampment: Living only to survive

While the travel ban is in effect refugees will stay in limbo waiting to restart their lives.


Waiting to Live Again

Over six years have passed since he last saw his family. Divided by conflict and bureaucracy in a war-torn country, Hassan Haron waits apprehensively for the day they will finally join him in safety.