Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC delivers lifesaving care to people fleeing conflict and natural disaster. Year after year, the IRC is one of the highest-ranking nonprofits for accountability, transparency, and efficient use of contributions.
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. From President and CEO David Miliband, “The International Rescue Committee has stepped up at this critical moment—helping more people than ever before and using its voice for the world’s most vulnerable people. We are a committed advocate for refugees and displaced people, and the communities which host them, no matter their race, religion or country of origin.”