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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.


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.


ESL Tutor

Help refugees improve their English!


Lunch Break Teach In: A Refugee's Journey

September 18, 2017

Fleeing War, the Long Wait, and the Hope of Starting Over


Cultivating Wellness

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.


A Statement from the IRC in Charlottesville

IRC Charlottesville Responds


New Roots Cooking Demonstrations at City Market

Join New Roots and Bread and Roses for monthly cooking demonstrations featuring seasonal ingredients.


GenR: Charlottesville Launches Fundraising Initiative

The GenR: Charlottesville chapter has launch a targeted fundraising campaign to purchase a passenger van for the IRC in Charlottesville. 


School Supplies Needed for Refugee Students

At the IRC in Charlottesville, it’s always back-to-school time as newly-arrived refugee children are enrolled in school throughout the year.