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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.


Front desk volunteers welcome refugees

Front Desk volunteers are the face of the IRC in Salt Lake City. Meet Estelle Robbins, Willa Gibson and Josephine Holubkov, three high school students who volunteered at our Front Desk after school!


New Roots pilots "placemaking" in Glendale

New Roots in Salt Lake City, a program of the International Rescue Committee, includes "placemaking" to the community gardening program.


Save the Date: Open House at the IRC in Salt Lake City

The IRC in Salt Lake City invites our friends and supporters to join us at our Open House on Wednesday, May 23, celebrating the completion of renovations improving our ability to serve newly arrived refugees in Utah.


Spice To Go celebrates first anniversary!

Last March, Spice Kitchen Incubator created a weekly meal pickup service providing easy access to delicious ethnic cuisines from around the world to the greater Salt Lake community.


New Roots Farm Program expands to Draper

The New Roots Micro-Training Farm Program is expanding to include a 13-acre parcel of land nestled behind Draper's Wheadon Park.


Wasatch and Squatters kick off campaign for refugees

During April, Squatters and Wasatch Brew Pubs will kick off their Guilt-Free Desserts campaign where all proceeds will benefit the IRC in Salt Lake City and the refugees we serve.


Smith Family Dental donates thousands in care to refugees

In February, Smith Family Dental invited six refugees to receive over $23,000 in pro bono services like cleanings, x-rays, cavity treatments, extractions and crowns.


Join us at the Bunny Hop!

Jesse Walker's 8th Annual Bunny Hop Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 1st will benefit the IRC in Salt Lake City and the refugees we serve.


Journey to the Wasatch - 2018

Join us at Journey to the Wasatch, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City's annual fundraising party, on Friday, April 27th at The Falls Event Center in Trolley Square.


AmeriCorps Week 2018: Sarah, Jana & Casidhe

During AmeriCorps Week 2018 (March 11th - 17th), we will feature the AmeriCorps members who get things done at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Salt Lake City.