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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.


New Roots Holds First Volunteer Workday of the Season

This is the first in-person activity that has been held since the COVID-19 shutdown. The IRC is following the CDC guidance around COVID-19.


Refugee Leaders Graduate IRC Leadership Training

Eight leaders completed the year long program aimed at equipping them with the tools and connections to develop their leadership potential.


IRC in Charlottesville Refugee Amazon Wishlists

Purchase needed items for refugee families to be delivered directly to their doorstep.


New shoots for New Roots!

New Roots Charlottesville is excited to introduce you to our new team members.


Serving refugees during stay-at-home orders

The IRC continues to deliver life-saving programs to the refugee and immigrant community in Charlottesville, while adjusting to the realities of working remotely.


COVID-19 Update from the IRC in Virginia

IRC in Charlottesville and Richmond will continue to provide vital services while safe-guarding our community.


IRC in Charlottesville Youth Program Visits SPCA

Six members of the Youth Futures Program spent an afternoon learning about the SPCA's services and socializing adoptable cats.


New Roots Charlottesville Work Shared as a Model for the World

Representatives from the IRC in Charlottesville attend the UN Global Refugee Forum in Geneva, Switzerland.


Items needed for refugees in Charlottesville

The IRC in Charlottesville is committed to bringing our beneficiaries from harm to home. As a part of that commitment, we provide them with necessities they will need to start rebuilding their lives here. To do this, the IRC relies on donated items from community partners that are passed into the hands of our beneficiaries free of charge either through our Resettlement Store or as part of an initial apartment setup.


New Roots 2019 Season in Review

New Roots grew their influence in food equity with help from the City of Charlottesville and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency