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


May volunteer information sessions

May 6, 2019

Are you interested in learning more about volunteering? You are invited to attend one of the IRC's upcoming volunteer information meetings!


Annette Voth and Annette Hunt: Partners in Immigration

Annette Voth and Annette Hunt are a dynamic duo reminiscent of Mario and Luigi, Sherlock and Watson, Abott and Costello or any other favorite pair you can think of that can exist independently of each other, but, when coupled together, deliver a value greater than the sum of their parts. Both women share a tenacity and a clarity of focus when it comes to taking care of clients’ immigration needs.


Upcoming IRC Wichita Volunteer Information Sessions

April 9, 2019

Are you interested in learning more about volunteering with the IRC? Attend one of our upcoming volunteer information sessions.


IRC Cooking Demonstration Class

April 26, 2019

The IRC will host its second cooking demonstration class on Friday, April 26th, 6:00-8:00pm at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. For more information or to buy tickets call the IRC at 316-992-4464.


Keith Smith, and a labor of love

Volunteer, Keith Smith has worked tirelessly on behalf of IRC staff and clients and continues to go the extra mile on behalf of IRC clients.


IRC Wichita’s February Cooking Demonstration was a Success

In February, IRC hosted its first cooking demonstration led by a former IRC client. The next cooking event will be held on Friday, April 26th from 6:00-8:00pm at


IRC Wichita Welcomes our New AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordination VISTA, Alexander

In March 2019, Alex began his year as a Volunteer Coordination VISTA for the IRC in Wichita.


Kendra Scott benefit event for IRC

February 28, 2019

Join the IRC and the Kendra Scott Boutique on Thursday, February 28th from 4:30-6:30pm for a give back night benefiting the IRC. 20% of all purchases during that time will be donated to the IRC. All purchases must be made in the Wichita store or you may make them over the phone. You may visit Kendra Scott in Wichita at 1423 N. Webb Road, or you may make purchases over the phone by calling 316-221-2844 and mention the IRC benefit. Sips and sweets will be provided in the store for all guests. We hope to see you there!


Volunteer Transportation Service Providers needed

The IRC is currently looking for volunteers who are able to assist with transporting students for IRC's youth program.


Shop Amazon and help a refugee

Visit the IRC's Amazon Wish List to purchase and ship household goods to the IRC.