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.
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.
“All Who Wander:” Early music concert benefits IRC
Charlottesville’s Early Music Access Project held its debut concert as a way to raise awareness and funds for the IRC.
Help refugees improve their English!
Lunch Break Teach In: A Refugee's Journey
Fleeing War, the Long Wait, and the Hope of Starting Over
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.