News from Garden City, KS
Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Garden City, KS, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.
Volunteers Reflect on Experience as Family Mentors
Michael and Drusilla Brungardt of Garden City, Kansas, reflect on their experience being matched with a Congolese family in the IRC's Family Mentor Program.
Webinar: Addressing mental health and wellness for refugees in the US
Join this webinar briefing to gain insight into the experiences of refugees resettling to the United States and the impact on their mental and emotional health. Guests will hear from IRC staff who are creating unique wellness programs to help refugees flourish in their new country.
IRC Garden City Introduces New Immigration Services
In partnership with the Immigration Department at IRC Wichita, IRC Garden City has piloted a remote immigration program to serve clients and the broader community.
Kansas Refugee Economic Empowerment Program Trains AmeriCorps VISTA members to build capacity of IRC office to provide better economic opportunities for refugees resettling in Wichita.
The IRC in Kansas is launching into it's third year of the Kansas Refugee Economic Empowerment Program. The program aims to place VISTA members throughout Wichita and southwest Kansas communities to build capacity through new program development and community relations.
IRC advocacy team reaches out to community
In October, 2017, the IRC Kansas initiated it's outreach and education activities aimed at building support of continued refugee resettlement to educate, strengthen community support and enlist support from elected officials at all levels.
Now Hiring an In-Kind Coordination Americorps*VISTA
The IRC in Garden City is looking for an In-Kind Donations Coordinator. Apply today!
Volunteer Spotlight: Emma
IRC Garden City's November Volunteer Spotlight is dedicated to Emma.
Holiday Giving Tree
The IRC is hosting a Holiday Giving Tree campaign in an effort to collect household items for newly-arrived refugees in southwest Kansas. Find a participating location near you and make a gift before December 31!
Garden City Refugee Forum on November 2nd
Hosted by the International Rescue Committee and the Kansas Office for Refugees.
IRC to Host Upcoming Information Sessions
The Garden City community is invited to attend one of the IRC's upcoming information sessions. The sessions are free and open to the public.