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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.


Nourish to Flourish chefs feed the city

The Nourish to Flourish Initiative works to provide stability for small business owners and restauranteurs while simultaneously addressing food insecurity in vulnerable communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic in Salt Lake County.


Entrepreneurs create handcrafted gifts for the holidays

We're wrapping up the season, literally! Entrepreneurs who have created handcrafted items for this year's Holiday Gift Baskets share insights into their businesses and what their work means to them.


Winter Clothing Drive offers warm welcome

With support from generous community donors, the IRC in Salt Lake City's Warm Welcome Winter Clothing Drive overcame the challenges of the pandemic to collect and deliver winter wear to refugee families before the cold of winter.


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.


Register to vote in Utah!

1 in 10 eligible voters are new Americans! The IRC in Salt Lake City supports voter education in an effort to help new Americans become civically engaged. Only those eligible as U.S. citizens can vote. Learn more & register today!


Future business owners join fall financial classes

Did you know refugees are the most likely population in the U.S. to start a business? Come see how they're preparing!


New Roots: a look back on Market Season 2020

That's a wrap! The New Roots Farmers Markets close up shop and farmers reflect on the most successful market season recorded by the IRC in Salt Lake City’s New Roots program. 


Learning Hubs create safe space for refugee students

Learning Hubs have provided a supportive environment for refugee students with beginners English to find one-on-one time with educators and continue to maintain progress academically during the school year.


Noor and his family become U.S. citizens

Noor and his family prepare for their citizenship ceremony, the moment when they will finally become citizens, and get ready to cast their first ballots in a U.S. election.


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!