Serving Our Community

Every member of the Iron County Care and Share team strives to serve with dignity and kindness. Here is a statement from a client that indicates we are fulfilling our mission. I’m posting this because I am a client of Iron County Care And Share. Many of you know that I struggle with PTSD and because of this I don’t stay in the homeless shelter, but rather in my van with my families cat and my service dog. But I do go to the care Continue reading →

Help us win $3,500 for homeless teens

Iron County Care and Share needs your help to win a $3,500 grant from Missionbox. The dollars will go toward our new after school project for homeless teens in Iron County. Currently, we have over 400 homeless teens in our town and they need our help. We will offer basic needs, showers, laundry, and meals between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. in our secure shelter facilities. How can you help? Visit our Missionbox profile – Click Here Click the Recommend button and give us a Continue reading →

Nutrition for Children

From our friends at HelpMeGrowUtah.org: As your children grow, their bodies and nutritional needs change! The rates their bodies are growing change, and this correlates to their hunger and nutritional needs. After about two years old, a slowing down in the rate of physical growth comes with a reduced appetite. Each child is different and needs different amounts of nutrients to keep them healthy. How much they need to eat also depends on their level of physical activity and their metabolic rate. Visit their blog Continue reading →

Housing First, a success story

Iron County Care and Share supports the idea of ‘housing first’ as adopted by the state of Utah. We have experienced the success of our clients that were provided safe shelter, rental assistance, supportive case management, and increased self-sustainability. Take a moment to listen to Lee Larson’s story. Lee is our Housing and Homeless Prevention case manager and with just 4 months rental assistance, Lee’s client was able to lift herself out of crisis and danger and achieve great strides toward sufficiency. This rental assistance Continue reading →

Sea2Sea2017

We had a group of very special volunteers pass through this morning. Sea2Sea2017 is a team riding to raise awareness of undeserved children in Mongolia, China, & Pakistan focusing on letting people across the US know about the children and the organizations serving them, specifically Alpha Communities and Shining Light-International. The fully supported bicycle ride began in San Francisco, CA on May 18 and will end in Yorktown, VA on July 20, 2017. Today, a day of rest for the riders, they gave their time and Continue reading →