International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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Welcome!
It's no secret that the programs of International Rescue Committee depend on your goodwill. We've created this easy-to-understand website to help you plan, for your future and ours. There are many easy giving options from which you can choose—strategies that enhance your personal well being, as well as International Rescue Committee.

Not sure where to begin?

  • Try our Build Your Gift planner. By answering a few basic questions, this interactive tool steps you through the process of narrowing down your choices. It's fun and easy to use!
  • If you already have gift options in mind, choose Compare Gifts to see how your choices match up.
  • Click on eBrochures to request specific information on a planning option.
  • If you wish to add the IRC to your will, here is our sample bequest language:

Our sample bequest language:

"I, [name], of [city, state ZIP], give, devise and bequeath the sum of $________ or ______ percent of my estate to the International Rescue Committee, Inc., a nonprofit institution incorporated in the State of New York with a business address of 122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10168-1289 and tax identification number 13-5660870 for its unrestricted use and purpose."

If you have questions, rest assured that we're always here to help. Simply contact Kelley Baldwin at 212-551-2723 or toll free at 855-722-3004 or Kelley.Baldwin@Rescue.org with any questions.



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