Help Us

Ways You Can Help

Become a Volunteer

Ways You Can Help

Become a Member

When you become a member of IICONN, you become part of a vibrant and active statewide agency committed to refugees, immigrants and the integration of newcomers.

A membership fee or contribution to IICONN will provide material aid and direct assistance to those who need it most. Individuals may join at just $25.00 per year!

Individual members are encouraged to serve on our planning committees, organize and attend events, participate in educational programs, and steer the path to building a unified voice for the immigrant, and refugee populations of Connecticut and beyond.

Organizational members receive skill-building trainings and discounts on translation services from IICONN. All contributions are tax deductible. Join us.
Become a member today!

View our Membership Brochure to learn more >

“Become a Member”: Letter from our Executive Director >

Cash Donations

  • Help our clients become self-sufficient
  • Donate in honor of a loved one or member of your organization
  • Give in memory of a special person who believed in our work

Your gift of cash or stock today will help us carry on our mission. Please make your financial gift either by check or use our convenient, online, safe and secure PayPal service:


Donate professional services

Are you a teacher? Do you have technical skills? Are you well versed in communications? Have event coordination skills? Are you an attorney? Find our how you can help by contacting

In-Kind Donations

Our Refugee Resettlement Program continuously accepts donations to assist our programs and newly arriving refugee families.

Check our Wish list to learn what types of items we can use and how you can donate goods. Please contact Laura Jones to donate goods.


  • Be an English tutor for a refugee
  • Mentor a refugee – help them with home management such as learning to do laundry, balance a checkbook
  • Host a private fund-raiser with colleagues, friends and family.

See other opportunities for volunteers & interns

Become an Advocate

  • Write your Congressmen – ask them to support the US Refugee Program and to increase refugee admissions.
  • Stay informed! Tell friends and family about the refugee plight worldwide and encourage others to help!