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.

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SHIM by the numbers:

SHIM helped 8,000+ individuals in 2022.
SHIM food pantries welcomed 663 new households in 2022.
SHIM food pantries benefitted 6,205 individuals in 2022.
Over 900 children receive food from SHIM pantries each month, and 200 receive over 5,000 diapers.
Every year 200 students benefit from SHIM’s Youth Programs.
SHIM provided over $107,000 in utility assistance to more than 1,000 individuals last year.
Caring service coordinators helped clients from 15 zip codes access $113,297 through essential programs related to financial hardship and housing stability.
Approximately 260 volunteers power SHIM programs, dedicating over 16,673 hours in 2022.
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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.

Hope in the South Hills

Join us for an extraordinary evening, as we gather with the South Hills community to embrace the power of music and remembrance. Mark your calendars for Monday, November 13, starting at 7pm, at the captivating Upper St. Clair High School Theater. Presented by Violins of Hope Pittsburgh, South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM), JCC’s Center for Loving Kindness, and other valued South Hills partners, this event is open to all and free of charge.

2022 Impact Report

2022 Impact Report

Thank you to everyone who helped us serve our neighbors last year! Whether you donated food, volunteered your time, or contributed financially, you made a difference. Check out our 2022 Impact Report to see how you changed the lives of your South Hills neighbors.

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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