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.
Camp Out for Refugees
Camp Out for Refugees
Become an AmeriCorps Member with the IRC in Virginia
The IRC in Charlottesville and Richmond are Recruiting for AmeriCorps Members
Help Us Welcome Refugees to Richmond Again
The IRC in Richmond Prepares for Increase in Newly Arriving Families
Fighting hunger among newcomers in the United States
High rates of unemployment and Covid-19 infection among New American community members has contributed heavily to lack of stable access to adequate amounts of nutritious food . Refugees and immigrants have been some of the hardest hit populations in the country, disproportionately experiencing food and nutritional insecurity due to their high rates of employment in “gig economy” and other job sectors like food, hotel, and health which have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. Help new American communities combat hunger with a gift to IRC's food security programs in the U.S.
Camp Out Resources
Resources for families to explore and learn more about how to support refugees in Virginia. Join IRC in Charlottesville and Richmond for a camping event in support of refugee families.
Save the date June 22 for Ready to Welcome: States Lay the Foundation
Join the IRC on June 22 for a virtual World Refugee Day Legislative Summit hosted by the International Rescue Committee in partnership with the Refugee Advocacy Lab.
IRC in Richmond Youth Mentoring Program Members Help Restore Historic African American Evergreen Cemetery
Youth Mentoring Program members work to help restore historic African American Evergreen Cemetery.
Join IRC’s Camp Out to Help Local Refugees
Join the IRC in our virtual camp out.
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.