Every Monday and Friday Marisa Niwa spends time with her father volunteering at the South Hills Interfaith Movement, or SHIM, food pantry. “I volunteer and keep things neat and organized,” said Niwa’s father, Joe Murray. Murray said he, his wife and their daughter have a long history of doing volunteer work for people with intellectual disabilities, […]
Welcome to the South Hills Interfaith Movement: Neighbors helping neighbors
Right now in the South Hills, hidden in plain sight among our community’s beauty, are people struggling with poverty, hunger, and building a better life for their families. Which is why the South Hills Interfaith Movement invites you to join us and help our neighbors in need. Currently, we’re serving more than 4,000 of our neighbors. But there’s much more work to do.
Please join us to combat hunger and hopelessness with food, clothing, employment assistance, and a lift up to a better life.
What We Do
SHIM News & Events
Pittsburgh, Pa. (April 25, 2016) – South Hills Interfaith Movement staff and volunteers are working to build a brand new garden at Whitehall Presbyterian Church, bringing SHIM’s total garden count to 13. With garden builds occurring throughout this month and next, SHIM anticipates planting will begin late May. The produce grown in SHIM’s gardens help […]
Pittsburgh, Pa. (April 12, 2016) – South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) presents the 37th Annual Holocaust Observance program. Since 1979, members of the South Hills faith community have united each spring to remember the victims of the Holocaust. The event will take place Sunday, May 1, from 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Temple Emanuel in […]