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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.


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.


After school tutor

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


Abilene small business welcomes refugees into the family

Hashi Restaurant in Abilene extends a spirit of family to local refugee employees.


Home for the Holidays: a holiday giving opportunity

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.


General and occasional volunteer

Unsure where you fit but still want to be involved? We would love to have you.


Group volunteer opportunities

Are you a member of a club, team, or small group? Consider serving as a group volunteer.