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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.


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.


IRC in Charlottesville Annual Fundraiser a Record Success

We Rescue Lives: Navigation raised more than $50,000 to support the life-saving work of the IRC in Charlottesville.


Congratulations to the Class of 2017

Each year between 8% of 12% of the graduating class of Charlottesville High School has come to Charlottesville as refugees.


IRC in Charottesville Celebrates National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is April 23-29, 2017.


We Rescue Lives: Navigation: A Refugee's Path

June 6, 2017

The IRC in Charlottesville's annual event, We Rescue Lives in scheduled for June 6, 2017 at Kardinal Hall.