Why I Give Rescue Gifts: Morena Baccarin's Favorites

Morena Baccarin, star of Fox’s hit show “Gotham,” and Vanessa in the superhero comedy Deadpool and its sequel Deadpool 2, is an advocate for the protection and empowerment of women and girls. She gives her friends and family Rescue Gifts – gifts that help the IRC to restore dignity and hope to women, girls and other vulnerable people uprooted by conflict or natural disaster.

Check out Morena’s recommendations for Rescue Gifts. It’s quick and easy to buy all three!


A Year of School

Education is not a luxury—it is a lifeline for children in crisis. Having access to school gives children hope as they continue to learn and plan for a brighter future.

A Healthy Pregnancy

Every day, 800 women die during pregnancy or childbirth—often from preventable causes. We train midwives to provide lifesaving care.

A Safe Birth

Mothers living in crisis zones face life-threatening risks when trying to give birth. A few key, clean supplies can make childbirth safer.

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  • $58 - A Year of School
  • $52 - A Healthy Pregnancy
  • $24 - A Safe Birth
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How it Works

Give a gift that inspires and helps refugees around the world. It's easy —
  • Choose your gift.

  • Dedicate your gift to someone special;

    choose to send them a printed card or ecard. Printed cards are delivered in 7-10 business days, while ecards can be sent immediately or scheduled on a specific date.

  • Make an impact: your gift helps provide critical assistance to uprooted families where most needed.

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About the
Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee is consistently awarded top marks by charity watchdog groups for our efficient use of donor contributions and the effectiveness of our work. Eleven years in a row, the IRC has earned Charity Navigator's highest rating of four stars —ranking us in the top 1% of efficient and trustworthy charities.

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, The New York Times is highlighting the IRC as one of the top 5 charities to support. NYT Reporter Nicholas Kristof says, “The IRC is a gold standard organization.”