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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.


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


IRC in Charlottesville 2019 Holiday Wish List

Brighten a refugee families' holiday season.


Job Readiness Training (JRT) Instructor

Help newly-arriving refugees develop skills to find and retain jobs.


Immigration Assistant Volunteer

Provide administrative support for our immigration team


Airbnb Open Homes Host - Charlottesville

Host a newly-arriving refugee family while the IRC identifies suitable longterm housing


IRC & Cville Dress Co Benefit Fashion Show

October 11, 2019

Preview the latest fall styles from Charlottesville Dress Company in this benefit fashion show.