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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.

Announcement

IRC in Richmond to Move to New Office Space in July

The space includes a dedicated conference room, Resettlement Store, and Child Watch room.

Event

World Refugee Day Documentary Screenings

June 20, 2019

In honor of World Refugee Day join the IRC in Richmond in screening two powerful documentaries that reveal the strife, struggles and incredible resilience of four individuals who were forced to flee their homeland.

Announcement

IRC Gender Champion in Tanzania Resettles in Richmond

After more than 20 years in a refugee camp in Tanzania, Abedi Shishi and his family are welcomed in Richmond.

Event

The IRC in Richmond will host SIV Sips

March 2, 2019

Inviting SIVs, refugees, and veterans to share their experience over coffee.

Event

Webinar: Addressing the future of refugee resettlement in the US

March 7, 2019

Join this webinar briefing with the International Rescue Committee to learn about the current and future status of refugee resettlement in the US and hear about some of our special program to help refugees rebuild their lives. Resettlement is an important part of IRC’s work with refugees. Learn about the comprehensive services the IRC provides within the first months of a refugee’s arrival in the United States as well as the current state of refugee resettlement in the US.

Announcement

Refugee and Immigrant Volunteer Summit in Richmond

The IRC in Richmond co-hosted a two-day summit for volunteers and leaders of community, faith, and civic organizations.

Volunteer

Housing Volunteer

Help the IRC in Richmond find safe, affordable housing for refugees arriving to our city.

Volunteer

Resettlement Shop Volunteer

Be a personal shopper!

Announcement

Volunteer Spotlight: Jenny Orabona's Story

A Richmond volunteer’s journey to help serve the refugees in her community.

Announcement

School Supplies Scholarships in Richmond

Consider making a donation to sponsor one child’s back-to-school needs!

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