Salt Lake City celebrates 25 years at Journey to the Wasatch

 
 
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(May 2019) - The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City held its annual Journey to the Wasatch event in April, gathering over 150 local humanitarians for continued advocacy in support of refugees. This year's event was extra special as the IRC in Salt Lake City was celebrating 25 years of resettlement services!

 
Sikkim Momo serves Nepali dumplings to guests at Journey to the Wasatch (Marc Gardner/IRC)

Sikkim Momo serves Nepali dumplings to guests at Journey to the Wasatch (Marc Gardner/IRC)

 

The evening included a 90's theme photo booth, postcard-writing stations, and silent and symbolic auctions. Guests also had the opportunity to explore the past 25 years at the IRC SLC through photos, videos, and chatting with current and former staff members.

 
Delicius served bite-sized arepas filled with vegetables and chicken (Marc Gardner/IRC)

Delicius served bite-sized arepas filled with vegetables and chicken (Marc Gardner/IRC)

 
KuyaDel's Filipino chicken skewers and lumpia were a hit (Marc Gardner/IRC)

KuyaDel's Filipino chicken skewers and lumpia were a hit (Marc Gardner/IRC)

 

Spice Kitchen Incubator businesses Sikkim Momo, KuyaDel, and Delicius provided small bites and desserts from around the world, receiving numerous compliments on their beautifully presented appetizers. One of the biggest hits was KuyaDel's ube, a purple yam ice cream with origins in the Philippines.

 
Watch the video: Celebrating 25 years of welcome in Salt Lake City – The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City (on Facebook)

Watch the video: Celebrating 25 years of welcome in Salt Lake City – The International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City (on Facebook)