About the IRCThe Greensboro Interactive Resource Center assists people who are homeless, recently homeless or facing homelessness reconnect with their lives and the community at large.
Hours & Info(336)332-08248 AM- 3 PM
Help out the IRC
At the IRC $10 buys a full day of service for someone dealing with homelessness. That day could include a shower, a load of laundry, a visit with a nurse, a chance to make phone calls and pick up mail, a job skills class, a meeting with a housing counselor and more.
At the IRC $10 buys a better tomorrow.
By signing up to be an IRC Sustainer today you can make an investment every month in the future of someone struggling with homelessness. Even better, if you sign up now you can double your investment! The Fund for Democratic Communities is matching the first $50 of every monthly gift committed to the IRC through the end of October.
As an IRC Sustainer, your monthly contribution will support and grow the services and community that our guests find within our doors.
The Artifacts Artist Cooperative will be hitting the road…. well, sort of… Artifacts is traveling to a neighborhood south of the IRC to participate in a neighborhood festival, selling their creative wares! Glenwood is a vibrant Greensboro Community, where many of guests of the IRC stay and have connections and roots.
Come on out for a day of family fun, and be sure to stop by the Artifacts table to meet the artists and see their new work!
Check out this links for more upcoming events at the IRC:
The IRC had an incredible time at Elsewhere’s PICNIC event! It also helped that we WON! We are excited about this opportunity to share the stories of our friends and neighbors in Greensboro who are experiencing homelessness!
We want to take this opportunity make sure everyone has seen the incredible work being done by Elsewhere, and their PICNIC project. You can read about Elsewhere, and also read the IRC’s winning proposal (StoryScapes) here:
The dayroom at the IRC looks incredible with the large, beautifully printed photographs from the Hair Do Project last Friday. What a treat for all of us to have this great art up!
Whew! The IRC is busy! Not only are the dedicated staff, partners, and volunteers at the IRC everyday helping those experiencing homelessness find shelter, food, jobs, medical care, and support… but we are also busy as always connecting and growing with our many community partners.
Wouldn’t this weekend be a great time for you to drop by the IRC and see what we are up to?
6 PM- Friday, April 26th @ the IRC:
Get Tangled Up Greensboro! The Hair Do Project is premiering their documentary on hair, hair cutting, and community at the IRC. The event will also include a gallery and live interactive hair performance.
Learn more about the Hair Do Project here: http://hairdoproject.com/
6 PM-8 PM- Friday, April 26th @ the IRC:
The Artifacts Cooperative is having an Arts and Crafts Sale. For those of you who have visited previous sales, you know that you will find handmade, local art created by artists experiencing homelessness. This sale will feature everything from jewelery to woodworking. All proceeds go right to the artists , with a small percent going back into the cooperative fund. It’s a great way to support homeless artists, and find some unique gifts for your friends!
9 PM-2 PM- Saturday, April 27th @ the IRC
Things are busy in the garden, and it is fun to see plants popping up. But there is more work to be done! Drop by the Garden Workday to help plant and prepare the garden for its springtime glory!