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News from Abilene, TX

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


Texas Winter Storm Update – IRC Response

Update: February 24, 2021. The IRC responded to extreme winter weather conditions affecting Texas, causing blackouts and water shortages. Both IRC locations in Dallas and Abilene are still closed however staff are actively responding to client needs remotely.


U.S. Presidential Inauguration: What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about U.S. elections and the Presidential inauguration.


Home for the Holidays

During the holiday season, the IRC gives you the opportunity to share the American spirit of giving with refugee families through the IRC in Abilene's Home for the Holidays program. By participating, you make a refugee’s first holiday in the U.S. one they will always remember.


Thanksgiving: welcoming refugees to Abilene

As the holiday season begins, help our newly arrived refugees celebrate their first Thanksgiving.


IRC in Abilene commemorates Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the IRC in Abilene is raising awareness.


Anti-Trafficking Marketing and Multimedia Volunteer

Assist with development and implementation of public outreach and awareness campaigns


Anti-Trafficking Community Outreach Volunteer

Support the Anti-Trafficking Coordinator by helping coordinate outreach in the local community


Anti-Trafficking Research Assistant Volunteer

Support the Anti-Trafficking Coordinator by helping with research and data collection.


Volunteer Services Liaison

Support the IRC in Abilene team to connect clients to volunteer tutors and mentors.


Financial Capabilities Volunteer

Support the IRC in Abilene financial coach by providing office and direct client assistance.