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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.


Summer Internships

The IRC in Charlottesville offers a variety of unpaid internships for students currently enrolled in an educational institution or those who are recent graduates.


Whole Foods Market 5% Day Community Giving Partnership

January 11, 2018

Five percent of all sales at Whole Foods Market in Charlottesville will be donated to the IRC.


A Warm Welcome for Newly-Arrived Refugees

Newly-arrived refugees experiencing winter in the US for the first time receive donated coats.


New AmeriCorps members at the IRC in Charlottesville

Join us in welcoming three new staff members to the team!


Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Smalley, Vehicle Donations Assistant

Learn about Janet's work as a vehicle donations assistant.


Reception Volunteer

Be the first to greet people as they walk into our office!


Garden Caretaker Volunteer

Take ownership of regular maintenance and beautification for one or more of the New Roots garden sites. Set regular “office hours” to allow gardeners to come work together and receive support.


New Roots Farm Volunteer

Help New Roots farmers and staff with ongoing projects at the farm and community gardens!


“A New American in Charlottesville”

Ahmed's journey from harm to home.


Congressman McEachin visits IRC in Richmond

Earlier this month, the International Rescue Committee in Richmond welcomed U.S. Congressman Donald McEachin, Representative from Virginia’s 4th District, to the office for a tour and a chance to meet with IRC staff and clients.