Host a Fundraiser


Thank you so much for your support for IRIS and our programs for refugees! Your efforts help pay for healthcare coordination, job readiness training, English classes, afterschool tutoring, wellness activities like soccer and sewing, and much, much more. We have a small staff and appreciate your efforts to help raise awareness and funds. Here are some ideas for how to help:

Holiday cards: Order holiday cards to give a donation in someone’s name to IRIS. Email for more information.

Fundraise online: Organize a fundraising drive through Crowdrise here.

Host an event: Here’s our guide to hosting a house party, beer tasting or other event to benefit IRIS:

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If you need additional help, email Ann O’Brien at IRIS can supply brochures or speakers for your event, but please contact us at least one month in advance.

Helpful info:

IRIS’s nonprofit tax ID is 06-0653044.

Our IRS legal name is Episcopal Social Services of the Diocese of Connecticut dba IRIS.

For financial information about IRIS, click here.