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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.

Announcement

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Kathryn van Eerden

Through the IRC in Richmond's volunteer programs, one volunteer has forged a strong bond with a Congolese refugee.

Event

This Is Home Film Screening

June 19, 2018

Join the IRC in Richmond for a special advanced screening of the award-winning documentary.

Event

Webinar: Addressing mental health and wellness for refugees in the US

March 22, 2018

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.

Announcement

IRC goes to Capitol Hill

IRC advocates urge lawmakers in Washington to meet 45,000 refugee ceiling in fiscal year 2018.

Announcement

Children of former refugees volunteer in Richmond

New volunteers bring meaningful family histories with them while serving IRC clients.

Announcement

TEDxRVA Salon: Resettling in RVA

The IRC in Richmond led a TEDxRVA Salon session featuring three refugee panelists.

Announcement

An Afghan Chef in Richmond

IRC client Hamidullah Noori brings his culinary skills to Virginia’s capital.

Volunteer

Weekend Friend

Show refugee families the exciting things that Richmond has to offer!

Volunteer

Medical Support Volunteer

Help newly arrived refugee families to meet their health needs as they start their new lives in the U.S.

Volunteer

Refugee Taxi

Leave the meter running! Newly arrived refugees have lots of appointments. Help transport them there and back home.

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