International Relief Teams alleviates the suffering caused by poverty and disaster around the globe, from the forgotten corners of the world to right here at home, by sending volunteer teams, relief supplies, and other assistance to improve the lives of those who suffer most.
IRT has worked in 68 countries around the globe.
including food, medicine, and relief supplies to families worldwide since 1988.
for 15 consecutive years.
You first met Elena two years ago at Fay Elementary School with her three daughters: Maria, Michele, and Marcela. “My M&Ms,” she called them. They were struggling to get by, dependent on Elena’s husband’s income as a house painter to feed the girls. “Every day was a struggle,” said Elena.