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Resume: Newsmaker you should know / South Hills Interfaith Ministries volunteer manager

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette –  Last year, more than 162 volunteers logged almost 12,000 hours to help neighbors in need through South Hills Interfaith Ministries in Bethel Park. With these numbers expected to continue to rise, the organization recently announced the hiring of Rebecca Maletto-Cornell as volunteer manager. In this new position,…...

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South Hills Interfaith Ministries announces new volunteer manager

Mon Valley Messenger – South Hills Interfaith Ministries (SHIM) is pleased to announce the hiring of Rebecca Maletto-Cornell as volunteer manager. In this new position, Cornell will coordinate opportunities for SHIM’s hundreds of volunteers and help to maintain current volunteer relationships, while recruiting more members of the community to get involved.…...

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Mitzvah Days

The Jewish Chronicle – Almost 1,100 volunteers did good deeds throughout Greater Pittsburgh by participating in the Jewish Federation Volunteer Center’s 15th annual Mitzvah Day. This year, Mitzvah Day volunteers served others on Dec. 24 as well as on the Volunteer Center’s traditional day of good deeds, Dec. 25. Read…...

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SHIM to expand volunteer opportunities

The Almanac – Over the next few months, South Hills Interfaith Ministries will be expanding opportunities for people to volunteer on evenings and weekends, including more family-friendly experiences, networking opportunities, programs for high school students and more. This month, SHIM will offer two days for college students to volunteer with…...

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Mitzvah Day 2015: A program growing by the day

The Jewish Chronicle – Mitzvah Day, or rather Mitzvah Days, is approaching. The annual event, which encourages members of the Jewish community to volunteer on Dec. 25, has grown. This year, the number of participants, volunteer opportunities and even days for mitzvahs have increased. “Mitzvah Day has expanded enormously over…...

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Once in Thai refugee camp, Brentwood family finally has place to call its own

South Hills Record – Law Eh can’t wait to have drawing contests with her friends and hang the artwork they sketch on the walls of her new bedroom, which she intends to paint her favorite color: purple. After living for five years in a two-bedroom apartment in the Residences of…...

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Volunteers needed for SHIM’s Angel Emporium

The Almanac – South Hills Interfaith Ministries (SHIM) will hold its 17th annual Angel Emporium at St. Valentine Church’s Newman House, located on Ohio Street in Bethel Park, to provide a holiday shopping experience for community residents in need. Each year, the Angel Emporium benefits nearly 1,000 of SHIM’s pre-registered…...

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South Hills Interfaith Ministries expands to better meet community needs

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – South Hills Interfaith Ministries plans to increase its impact on the South Hills by expanding its leadership team. The organization recently announced the promotion and hiring of three key individuals. Current staff members Ilene Potashman Cohen and Courtney Macurak will serve as director of philanthropic engagement and…...

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