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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.


Giving Tree provides refugees with gifts from Wichita community

For the second year in a row the IRC in Wichita has hosted their Holiday Giving Tree. This year, 63 IRC families we able to receive gifts donated by sponsors from the Wichita community.


Inman High School students host donation drive for IRC

Students from Inman High School hosted an In-Kind Donation Drive in their community to collect items to give to refugees resettling in Wichita.


IRC hosted Fall Festival to welcome refugees and share in American traditions

In late October the IRC in Wichita hosted a Fall Festival for clients.


Garden City rallies behind refugees

The IRC is grateful for the Garden City community's show of support for refugees following a frightening incident targeting refugees and immigrants.


Holiday Giving Tree Gives Community and Opportunity to “Adopt” an IRC Family for the Holidays

Community individuals and partners are invited to "adopt" a IRC family during the holiday season.


IRC Hosted Second Annual Inter-Faith Summit for Refugees

The meeting was an opportunity for leaders and members from different faith based groups to come together to learn more about the IRC and ways that their organizations could get involved.


Vans, trucks and volunteer movers needed!

The IRC in Wichita is looking for volunteers to help with moving furniture and to assist with setting up apartments for refugees prior to their arrival in Wichita.


IRC in Wichita to host first fall festival

The staff and clients of the IRC in Wichita would like to invite our community to attend our first Fall Festival.


First Presbyterian Church hosts Back to School Bash

For the second year in a row, First Presbyterian Church in Wichita has provided new backpacks and school supplies to children who have been served by the IRC.


St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral Donates New Shoes to Refugee Resettling in Wichita

The members of St. George's Orthodox Cathedral donated Payless Shoe Source to IRC clients in Wichita.