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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.


Adult ESL Tutor

Provide one-on-one support to newly arrived refugees working to develop basic English speaking skills.


Tax Preparation Volunteer

Calling all number-crunchers! The IRC in Salt Lake City is looking for volunteers to help refugees file taxes and claim the credits they have earned.


Charlene & Verlaine: their path to childcare

How does IRC’s economic well-being program empower refugee families and small business in Utah?


Sifa makes her dream a reality

Sifa, a refugee from Congo, had to overcome numerous obstacles to get to where she is now as a student at Salt Lake Community College.


Reserve your holiday gift basket today!

Are you looking for unique gifts this holiday season for the humanitarian in your life? We have just the thing.


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!


Ibrahim's Freight Delivery Service

Ibrahim Al Beit arrived as a refugee in Salt Lake City from Sudan in 2012 seeking a path to success. In the past months, he's that much closer after opening his own freight delivery service with the help of the IRC's small business program.


A moment of peace in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Earlier this month, a small group of IRC staff, volunteers, and recently arrived refugees ventured to Big Cottonwood Canyon to enjoy the fresh mountain air, and for some, to see snow for the first time.


Join us at our 3rd Annual Breaking Bread!

You are cordially invited to join the IRC in Salt Lake City at our 3rd Annual Breaking Bread, an evening focused on the family table where refugee families and the wider community enjoy a meal together.


Warm Welcome Winter Clothing Drive - Event Volunteers

Have you ever wanted to work as a personal shopper? Do you love neat and tidy stacks of folded clothing? Are you passionate about keeping newly arrived refugees warm for the winter? Join us!