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DIAD: Run/Walk For Refugees - Virtual or in New Haven

  • 02/12/2023
  • 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Wilbur Cross High School- 181 Mitchell Drive, New Haven & Virtual


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Run/Walk in person: Join us on Super Bowl Sunday, February 12th, for a flat 5K run/walk through New Haven's East Rock neighborhood. Race starts at 10am!

Virtual option: If you can't join us in-person, run, walk, or bike a 5k in your neighborhood, on your treadmill, or wherever you like. 

Go the extra mile for Refugees: Create an individual or team fundraiser to support IRIS' services to help immigrants with housing, healthcare, job placement, education, and more. We welcomed 700+ refugees, asylum seekers, and undocumented immigrants in 2022. Sign up to help us welcome even more new Americans in 2023.

Learn More and Register Here!

Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services

IRIS served more than 2,000 immigrants last year and welcomed over 280 newly arrived refugees! The mission of IRIS is to enable refugees and other displaced people to establish new lives, regain hope, and contribute to the vitality of Connecticut’s communities. Refugees are men, women and children who fled their countries of origin due to persecution on the basis of their race, nationality, religious belief, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group. Currently, IRIS’s refugee clients come from Syria, Afghanistan, Congo, Cuba, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Sudan and other countries. IRIS provides refugees with housing, food, clothing, and services such as education, English training, job preparation and placement, health care, and immigration legal aid.

To get DIAD credit, please fill out the submission form

The Junior League of Greater New Haven is a 501(c)(3) organization and gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law.

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