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.
A Taste of Home
A new partnership between the IRC and a student-run initiative at UVA seeks to promote cultural exchange through food.
Former IRC client Christian Ignoumba graduates from UVA
Ignoumba arrived in Charlottesville in 2010, and is now graduating with a degree in Foreign Affairs and French.
New Roots' Michie Market gears up for summer!
Starting in June, you can find all kinds of fresh produce from our farmers at the Michie Drive farm stand every Thursday evening.
A Network for Better Care
The IRC and University of Virginia Health System collaborate for exceptional refugee health care.
We Rescue Lives: Your Home is Here
The IRC in Charlottesville's annual event, We Rescue Lives, is scheduled for June 5, 2018 at Kardinal Hall.
Child Watch Volunteer for Community Workshops
Entertain kids while their parents attend the New Roots Community Wellness Workshop!
Citizenship Information Session
Learn about U.S. citizenship and the steps to becoming a citizen.
Opening Arms: Preschool Scholarships for Refugee Kids
For years, Charlottesville’s University Montessori School has granted scholarships to IRC clients’ children.
Creating Bridges through Bread
IRC clients lead cooking classes through the Albemarle County Public Schools "Bridges Through Bread" program.
Help clients to advance their careers in a variety of different fields.