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Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Seattle, WA, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.

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COVID-19 update & how you can help

Refugee families and survivors of human trafficking are disproportionately affected by COVID-19's impacts on our community. Help IRC ensure our clients have the resources and services they need to get through this trying time.

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Virtual volunteer information session

Join us for an informational volunteer orientation session to learn more about the refugee resettlement process, the work of the IRC in Seattle, and the many ways you can get involved

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IRC hosts series of virtual nutrition workshops

Refugee gardeners connect with one another remotely and learn about community agriculture through a series of nutrition workshops, facilitated by IRC in Seattle's New Roots program.

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Generosity and creativity abound, volunteers sew masks for newcomers

IRC's amazing community of supporters have sewn and donated more than 500 masks for newcomer families. Learn more about the efforts of these creative volunteers and how you can join them in helping our newest neighbors impacted by COVID-19.

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ICYMI: COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

Check out the recording of our first virtual town hall discussing challenges facing refugee and immigrant communities due to COVID-19, how the IRC is responding, and ways you can help your newest neighbors while practicing physical distancing.

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GiveBIG on May 5th & 6th

GiveBIG is an inspiring example of the power we have when we come together as a community. Be a part of the biggest day of giving in our state on May 5th and 6th—or schedule your donation today—to support refugee families and survivors of human trafficking in our community.

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Honoring our volunteers for National Volunteer Week!

Each year, hundreds of community members volunteer to support newcomers in our community through IRC's programming. This week, we're honoring a few outstanding groups and individuals who help provide essential services for our newest neighbors.

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Citizenship class success

Despite the challenges facing him, Mohamed persevered to achieve his dream of becoming a citizen.

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Join our team

The IRC in Seattle is hiring for a full-time Survivor Services Program Manager.

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10 Ways to Help Refugees & Immigrants in Washington

The United States has a long history of welcoming the most vulnerable people to rebuild their lives in America. Let us now live up to that tradition and meet all our neighbors with kindness and compassion. Here are some ways you can take action today!

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