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News from Richmond, VA

Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Richmond, VA, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


Strong Community Partnerships Crucial During COVID-19

Both new and old community partners are helping the IRC in Richmond staff keep clients connected and safe during COVID-19.


Become An AmeriCorps Member with the IRC in Virginia

The International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville and Richmond is looking to fill seven AmeriCorps positions for our offices. These are full-time one year positions staring in September 2020.


Stay Home Camp Out for Refugees

June 14, 2020

This World Refugee Day, join the IRC in Charlottesville and Richmond for a week-long show of solidarity with refugees worldwide.


New Ways to Give – New Ways to Get Involved

Show your support for the IRC in Richmond and learn about those who are displaced from their homes worldwide.


Local Partnership Takes Nutrition Education Learning Online

The class is typically offered in person, but, through training and adaptation, is being offered via the online video platform Zoom, allowing for interactive engagement.


COVID-19 update from the IRC in Richmond

The IRC in Richmond staff is working remotely, while remaining in regular contact with our clients.


We appreciate our amazing volunteers

Even in the time of coronavirus and social distancing, volunteers have continued to increase the IRC in Richmond’s capacity to serve.


Richmond resettlement agencies and partners hold second volunteer summit

One hundred community members attended the day-long event to share experiences, participate in workshops, and learn best practices in resettlement.


It Takes an RVA Village

Community Partners and volunteers help supplies refugee students enrolling in Richmond schools.


IRC in Richmond Hosts Open House, Welcomes Community

More than 50 community members attended the Open House of Richmond's new office space on September 16.