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News from Salt Lake City, UT

Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City, UT, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.

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Become a Light One Candle sponsor!

Support our efforts to provide much-needed items and gifts to recently arrived refugee families and individuals this holiday season during our Light One Candle holiday gift drive!

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How to help our Afghan neighbors in Utah

The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate rapidly as instability increases. The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City is working alongside communities and partners to support Afghans living in Utah and ensuring a warm welcome for those families soon to arrive in the coming weeks and months.

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Group Volunteer Opportunities in Salt Lake City

The IRC in Salt Lake City offers several group volunteer opportunities ranging from group work days at our New Roots farm or garden sites, helping out at the Goat Ranch, cleaning up Spice Kitchen and more. Gather your colleagues, friends, family or church group and get involved!

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Internship opportunities in Salt Lake City

The IRC’s Salt Lake City office offers a variety of unpaid internship opportunities throughout the year, from housing to health to goat assistance.

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Corporate & Partner Engagement in Salt Lake City

The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City maintains robust opportunities for local and national organizations to engage meaningfully in our local work and support the efforts of refugee, asylee, and new American families to positively integrate into our community.

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Salt Lake City readies to welcome Afghan families

The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City is rapidly responding to the humanitarian crisis that continues to unfold in Afghanistan by preparing to help Afghan families soon to arrive to Utah settle into their new home.

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Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

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Edith overcomes educational barriers with help from IRC

Edith arrived to Utah at the start of the pandemic in early 2020 and, despite hardships, was able to graduate and start her studies at the University of Utah.

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IRC launches Hospitality Link in Utah

In partnership with Salt Lake Community College and with generous support from Marriott International, the IRC in Salt Lake City provides training to refugees who are seeking to gain skills needed to enter a career in the hospitality sector.

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Community gardens give access to independence and familiar flavors

New Roots, a program of the IRC in Salt Lake City, oversees 12 community garden sites in the Salt Lake Valley, helping refugee families access personal plots of land to grow food for their households.

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