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.



Check Out Our Monthly Feature Articles:

Michael and Carol Taylor: Welcoming Refugees With Goodwill and Generosity
Having traveled the world extensively, Michael and Carol Taylor have a unique perspective on the values, cultures and needs of people around the globe. Their desire to improve the lives of refugees in the United States led them to the International Rescue Committee and resulted in the legacy they felt compelled to establish here. More

Why Is Now the Time to Give?
Donating before Dec. 31 can ensure that you will receive your entitled tax benefits this year. But when is a gift considered complete? More

Leave More for Your Loved Ones
If you are passionate about supporting International Rescue Committee after your lifetime, there are many options that will make a big difference to those we serve. But our supporters often worry that the more they give to charitable causes, the less their children will receive. We have good news: With a tax-smart gift of retirement plan assets, you can make a significant impact and leave more for your heirs. More

End Your Year on a Generous Note
For most of us, 2014 was a year of financial ups and downs. So you may feel a bit unsure about the possibility of making a year-end gift to International Rescue Committee. Fear not—we've assembled a group of gifts that can work for anyone. Whatever your charitable goals or priorities, you have options to support International Rescue Committee today and into the future. More

3 Cases: Planning Rewards and Planning Wrecks
You've probably heard it said many times that it is vitally important to have your estate plans in order, but perhaps you are still not convinced. Here are three stories that highlight the benefits an estate plan can offer as well as the pitfalls that can result from poor plans. More