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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.


Women participated in health workshops at recent Health Fair

The Health Team at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City decided to focus on women’s health over the summer, culminating in the Refugee Women’s Health Fair held at Sorenson Unity Center on Thursday, August 3rd.


IRC President & CEO, David Miliband, visits Salt Lake City

On Tuesday, August 8, the Salt Lake City office had the opportunity to welcome the International Rescue Committee’s President & CEO, David Miliband, to Salt Lake City.


Save the Date: Breaking Bread!

November 15, 2017

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) invites you to join us at Breaking Bread, a fundraising event to welcome refugees to Salt Lake City.


Practice Makes Perfect: Preparing for Naturalization

A citizenship mentor volunteer and USCIS Officers improve our ability to prepare new Americans for Naturalization in Utah.


Real Salt Lake recognized a Heroes Among Us: Dr. Kate Schoenhals

Dr. Kate Schoenhals recently receive the American Express Heroes Among US award before a Real Salt Lake game for her contributions to our East African Refugee Goat Project of Utah.


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!


Support Spice Kitchen entrepreneurs!

Spice Kitchen Incubator entrepreneurs are coming to a farmers market near you. Learn where you can find some of your favorite entrepreneurs this summer!


Second annual UPSTART Graduation held at IRC

Four-year-old students completed their final assessment then parents, UPSTART staff and IRC staff members gathered to celebrate with the cutest graduation ceremony to date.


IKEA helps welcome refugee family before Travel Ban

On July 6th, we did a relatively normal act as a refugee resettlement agency: we welcomed a refugee family to Salt Lake City.


Goldman Sachs volunteers at STEM Educational Day

Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks volunteers helped us facilitate a STEM Educational Day for eight 10-12 year-old refugee youth at the Salt Lake City Public Library.