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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You have the power to make a difference in the lives of your neighbors.

The world’s problems sometimes overwhelm us so much that we feel like nothing we do will make a difference. But you have the power to help your neighbors meet basic needs and achieve self-sufficiency.

Give now to make a difference in your own community!

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.

Building Community

SHIM for a Stronger South Hills

Our new strategic plan will guide SHIM’s work for the next five years (2022-2027) with the goal of building a stronger and more focused organization that can nimbly and confidently adapt to meet the needs in the South Hills as they arise.

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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