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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.

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An Afghan Chef in Richmond

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

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Individual / Family Mentor

Help our newest neighbors learn skills that encourage self-sufficiency in all areas..

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Healthcare Mentor

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

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Volunteer Driver

Newly arrived refugees have many appointments connected to their resettlement and healthcare.

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Weekend Friend / Neighborhood Guide

Show our newest neighbors all that Richmond has to offer!

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Refugee Welcomer

Create a welcoming first home and provide a warm greeting for newly arriving refugees in Richmond!

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Afghan Engineer and Family Thrive in Richmond

The IRC in Richmond assisted an Afghan engineer to achieve his dream of returning to this career in the U.S. 

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IRC in Richmond offers Financial Literacy Classes for Refugees

The IRC in Richmond began providing Financial Literacy and Housing Rights and Responsibilities classes in March.

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Advance Film Screenings bring the Refugee Crisis to Richmond

The International Rescue Committee in Richmond hosted exclusive advance screenings of two films in recent weeks.

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Egyptian Artist Makes his American Debut with help from the IRC in Richmond

Younan Ghebrial is an Egyptian Artist who fled persecution in 2013. His first American exhibition took place on February 3rd during Richmond’s First Friday Art Walk.

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