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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.


WIC Volunteer

Come support parents of young children and pregnant clients access healthy foods.


Warm Welcome Winter Clothing Drive in Salt Lake City

We would like to invite you to support our Warm Welcome Winter Clothing drive by donating new or like-new winter clothing items. Learn more about donating winter clothing today!


Student Support Volunteer

Ready to support our refugee students with tutoring in person? Join us at safe outside locations and make a difference!


IRC Tech Squad Volunteer

Are you a tech geek wanting to support refugees and immigrants in Utah with digital literacy? Join our tech squad!


Summer interns reflect on their time at the IRC

Interns offer myriad supports for the work of the IRC in Salt Lake City, helping build capacity and drive progress. Learn more about the Summer 2020 intern corps!


Summer at the IRC as an AmeriCorps VISTA

This summer, the IRC in Salt Lake City welcomed AmeriCorps VISTA summer associates, each tasked with building capacity for a variety of programs and services offered to refugees and New Americans. Learn more about their stories and future goals.


Zubaidah makes masks for new arrivals

Zubaidah, an Iraqi refugee, chose to support her community during the pandemic.


Refugees find security in becoming home owners

Elizabeth and Angelina, former refugees who participated in the IRC in Salt Lake City’s down payment assistance program, find security and autonomy in becoming home owners.


Economic Wellbeing classes & video resources

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is now offering live, online weekly classes available nationwide on a variety of topics focused on providing remote support to refugees and other immigrants during the pandemic and economic crisis. Visit this page for more information about class times and other resources.


How to support refugees in Salt Lake City

We provide many opportunities to get involved and send a message of hope to refugees in our community.