Neighbors helping neighbors

Thousands of our South Hills neighbors struggle with hunger, poverty and making a better life for their families. At the same time, just as many step up to help. This is the power of South Hills Interfaith Movement. Join the movement.

How can we help you?

Food & more

Food, clothing, and utility assistance.

You & your family

Support programs for children, families, and individuals.

Our community

Interfaith initiatives, community gardens and more.

SHIM by the numbers:

SHIM helps 7,500 individuals each year.
Over 5,000 new individuals came to SHIM food pantries for the first time during the pandemic.
50% of pantry recipients are immigrants and refugees.
Over 800 children receive food from SHIM pantries each month, and 200 of them receive over 5,000 diapers.
Every year 200 students benefit from SHIM’s Youth Programs.
SHIM provided over $92,000 in utility assistance to more than 250 individuals last year.
Caring service coordinators helped 1,300 clients access essential programs related to financial hardship and housing stability.
Approximately 250 volunteers power SHIM programs, dedicating over 18,400 hours in 2021.
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Are you ready to move to the next rung of your career ladder? Or are you ready to get out of debt? Maybe you’re looking to own your own home? SHIM is here to help you realize these goals.

Ways to help others

Join us to combat hunger and hopelessness with food, clothing, employment assistance, and a lift up to a better life.

You can help local students go back to school with confidence.

Want to help? Donate school supplies to empower local students to go back to school with the supplies they need to succeed.

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Two Cultures, One Me

Our diverse South Hills is full of inspiring teens who are navigating what it means to be American while celebrating their heritage and finding their unique identities.

Read their stories- written in their own words with help from writer Stephanie Hacke- in our Two Cultures, One Me exhibit.

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Together, we can do anything.

To say these are tough times is an understatement. But every difficult challenge we’ve undertaken, we’ve been able to accomplish because of you. Rather than face the continued increase in need with fear, we are unwavering with hope. Because in tough times, the South Hills comes together.

Thanks to our generous community we raised $6.8 million to help us do more good!

Do more good

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