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News from Boise, ID

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


Join IRC Boise's Winter Clothing Drive

From now until December 31 the IRC in Boise is accepting donations of gently used winter clothing for newly arrived refugee families.


Medical Driver

Help the medical team drive newly-arrived refugee clients to and from necessary appointments around the Treasure Valley.


Storytelling & Social Media

Assist in curating compelling stories about refugees and immigrants for social media and the IRC newsletter.


Donations Program Coordinator

Support newly arrived refugees by supplying them with essential hygiene items upon arrival to the US.


Boise is definitely "Still Here" for refugees

"I tell my story because it's part of the American story, it's part of the American dream." Refugee storytellers move audience of 100 to advocate in support of the GRACE Act.


Fall Internships 2019

The IRC in Boise is currently accepting applications for the fall 2019 internship cycle. Deadline to apply: Sunday, September 8th 2019.


RISE Together swim program enters its third year

The International Rescue Committee in Boise's RISE Together swim program enters its third year this summer with expanded programming across four Treasure Valley sites.


Idaho advocates ask Idaho legislators to welcome refugees

Over 300 advocates mobilized in support of refugees in Washington D.C. on May 8th and 9th, including four delegates from the state of Idaho. Together, they urged congress to return to policies of welcome for refugee and immigrant communities in the US.


RISE Together Summer 2019!

RISE (Refugees in Swim Education) Together brings on-site swim safety instruction to refugee youth and their neighbors in the Treasure Valley. Volunteer for the summer 2019 cohort!


Please Support IRC Boise on Idaho Gives Day, May 2!

Help refugees and immigrants in their journey from harm to home by making a gift to the IRC in Boise on Idaho Gives Day, May 2.