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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.


Students at Sabot Stony Point Deliver Over 300 School Supplies to the IRC in Richmond

Students at Sabot Stony Point deliver over 300 school supplies to the IRC in Richmond


Bringing the Resettlement Store to Our Clients' Doorsteps

IRC in Richmond brings the resettlement shop to our clients, delivering personalized, needed items.


IRC in Richmond Summer 2021 Health Internship Opportunities

Two summer 2021 internship opportunities are available reporting to the IRC in Richmond Health Liaison: Trafficking Victims Assistant Program Intern (1 placement available) and Health Education Intern (1 placement available).


The IRC Celebrates Black History Month

The necessity of Black History Month is a not only a celebration of historic Black ingenuity and triumph, but also a critical reminder of the importance of civil and human rights advocacy. As a humanitarian organization, we at the IRC strive to stand at the forefront of this advocacy.


The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy

February 22, 2021

As the Biden administration makes several key changes to U.S. immigration policy, experts examine the priorities and what they might imply for the evolution of U.S. immigration and refugee policy.


New Hanover Presbyterian Church Fulfills Wish for IRC in Richmond

The IRC in Richmond is celebrating the incredibly generous gift of a 15-passenger van from New Hanover Presbyterian Church in Mechanicsville.


H.O.M.E Community Family Sponsorship Program

Volunteer groups can provide critical support for newly-arriving families as they rebuild their lives.


U.S. Presidential Inauguration: What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about U.S. elections and the Presidential inauguration.


Help make wishes come true for our newest neighbors!

The IRC in Richmond asked our newest families for what they were most wishing. Help us count down to #GivingTuesday by donating via our Amazon Wish Lists.


The IRC in Richmond Welcomes Three AmeriCorps Service Members

The new AmeriCorps members will support our health, employment and volunteer programs.