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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.


IRC in Texas Celebrates World Refugee Day

See how the IRC in Dallas and the IRC in Abilene celebrated World Refugee Day!


Robing ceremony celebrates refugee youth

The thirteen high school graduates recognized at the Robing Ceremony hosted by the International Rescue Committee in Dallas on June 1st sound like any high achieving high-schoolers.


IRC in Abilene Statement on Child Separation

Information on How You Can Help the Crisis at the Border


IRC Statement on 2,000 Child Separations

IRC Statement on 2,000 Child Separations


Abilene Gives

April 30, 2018

a 24-hour opportunity to give where you live!


IRC's Texas Offices Celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week. See how the IRC's Texas offices celebrated their volunteers this year!


Abilene gives and refugee youth

Learn how to give on May 1st to keep this program going!


Abilene business hires brave refugee seamstress on the spot

Congolese Refugee chooses bravery over intimidation to land herself her first job in the US.


Webinar: Addressing mental health and wellness for refugees in the US

March 22, 2018

Join this webinar briefing to gain insight into the experiences of refugees resettling to the United States and the impact on their mental and emotional health. Guests will hear from IRC staff who are creating unique wellness programs to help refugees flourish in their new country.


After school tutor

Help address the education gap many youth face when arriving to the US. Tutor school aged refugee youth after school.