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News from Charlottesville, VA

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


Lunch Break Teach In: A Refugee's Journey

September 18, 2017

Fleeing War, the Long Wait, and the Hope of Starting Over


Cultivating Wellness

IRC staff, community leaders, and local partners work together to provide social support to refugee families.


IRC Hosts Back to School Event

The event recognized refugee students for their academic achievements and handed out dozens of backpacks filled with school supplies to newly-arrived students.


A Statement from the IRC in Charlottesville

IRC Charlottesville Responds


New Roots Cooking Demonstrations at City Market

Join New Roots and Bread and Roses for monthly cooking demonstrations featuring seasonal ingredients.


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. 


School Supplies Needed for Refugee Students

At the IRC in Charlottesville, it’s always back-to-school time as newly-arrived refugee children are enrolled in school throughout the year.


Volunteer opportunities in Charlottesville

Read the steps you need to go through to become an IRC volunteer and see our current list of volunteer opportunities here.


Internship Opportunities in Charlottesville

The IRC’s Charlottesville office offers a variety of unpaid internship opportunities and is currently seeking applications for summer internships.


IRC in Charlottesville Annual Fundraiser a Record Success

We Rescue Lives: Navigation raised more than $50,000 to support the life-saving work of the IRC in Charlottesville.