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News from Wichita, KS

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.

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Uniting for Ukraine: Info and FAQs

Uniting for Ukraine was launched by the U.S. government on April 21, 2022 to provide a safe and orderly means for Ukrainians displaced by conflict in Ukraine. Read more to learn about the program, eligibility requirements, and how to apply.

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Community Sponsorship is an Opportunity to Welcome Refugees in Kansas

The IRC in Kansas will soon launch community sponsorship and co-sponsorship opportunities as a new way for local community groups, religious institutions, and others to get involved and welcome refugees to Kansas.

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Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

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How to help our Afghan neighbors in Kansas

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Wichita is working alongside communities and partners to support Afghans living in Kansas and ensuring a warm welcome for those families soon to arrive in the coming weeks and months.

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Fighting hunger among newcomers in the United States

High rates of unemployment and Covid-19 infection among New American community members has contributed heavily to lack of stable access to adequate amounts of nutritious food . Refugees and immigrants have been some of the hardest hit populations in the country, disproportionately experiencing food and nutritional insecurity due to their high rates of employment in “gig economy” and other job sectors like food, hotel, and health which have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. Help new American communities combat hunger with a gift to IRC's food security programs in the U.S.

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Host a DIY Fundraiser for Refugees in Kansas!

By organizing a DIY fundraiser, you are helping spread awareness about refugees in Kansas while providing critical funding necessary to build firm foundations upon which refugee families can strive to regain control of their future.

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7 ways to support refugees in Kansas

Find out how to support and welcome refugees in Kansas

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Run for Refugees 5k

Join the International Rescue Committee in our 2nd Annual Virtual Run/Walk for Refugees. The funds raised will support critical services at the IRC, ensuring families have the support they need to thrive in their communities.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Leane

Meet Leane: Social worker, world traveler, community advocate & IRC Anti-Trafficking Intern

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Volunteer Spotlight: Betsy

Meet Betsy: Educator, Mother and Long-time IRC Volunteer

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