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.
IRC goes to Capitol Hill
IRC advocates urge lawmakers in Washington to meet 45,000 refugee ceiling in fiscal year 2018.
Children of former refugees volunteer in Richmond
New volunteers bring meaningful family histories with them while serving IRC clients.
TEDxRVA Salon: Resettling in RVA
The IRC in Richmond led a TEDxRVA Salon session featuring three refugee panelists.
An Afghan Chef in Richmond
IRC client Hamidullah Noori brings his culinary skills to Virginia’s capital.
Individual / Family Mentor
Help our newest neighbors learn skills that encourage self-sufficiency in all areas..
Help newly arrived refugee families to meet their health needs as they start their new lives in the U.S.
Newly arrived refugees have many appointments connected to their resettlement and healthcare.
Weekend Friend / Neighborhood Guide
Show our newest neighbors all that Richmond has to offer!
Create a welcoming first home and provide a warm greeting for newly arriving refugees in Richmond!
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.