About Us

Who We Are

Established over 20 years ago with Christian Values as the forefront, Iron City Ministries is a fellowship of churches working together to meet needs in the name of Jesus Christ.

ICM, Inc is governed by a Board of Directors that consists of local church pastors and representatives. Our personnel consists of three part-time staff members and 10-15 volunteers.  

Our Mission

Iron City Ministries, Inc. is a faith based non-profit organization dedicated to assisting with physical and spiritual needs of families in Cherokee County. We will:
  • Provide food, clothing and household items.
  • Provide financial assistance during times of severe financial distress whenever funding allows.
  • Provide spiritual support.
  • Provide guidance for education advancement.
  • Provide assistance to secure employment through postings, referrals, etc.
Ensure basic needs are met for low income families seeking assistance that reside within Cherokee County irrespective of gender, race, or religion. Assist families to move forward from financial distress to financial independence through referrals to Adult Education and institutions of higher education, posting of job fair and job opening information, and provide financial training as needed.

Our Vision

Our Values

As a NPO, ICM will function in adherence to moral values that are essential in guiding the activities of the organization and preserving the image of the organization to ensure continued support from government, philanthropic entities, and the general public.

The Board of Directors and Management have identified the following values that will set the tone for all ICM activities:

1.) The integrity, honesty and trustworthiness of ICM will be exemplified in all the activities of the ministry.

2.) ICM will promote transparent communication, team work and accountability in their endeavor to achieve their Vision and Mission objectives.

3.) ICM will respect the individuality, diversity and professional responsibility of partnering entities and all stakeholders in serving the intended community.

4.) All ICM activities will be performed in compliance with ethical practices, legal provisions, and safety standards with utmost competence and consistency.

5.) ICM will inspire and empower their Staff and Volunteers to perform all activities efficiently and competently with adequate training and learning aids on a continuous basis.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This Institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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