Press Releases

SHIM celebrates 50 years of neighbors helping neighbors

Pittsburgh, PA (June 20, 2018) — This year marks 50 years for South Hills Interfaith Movement, an organization that began as South Hills Ministry in the Mall in 1968. To recognize SHIM’s commitment to the South Hills community, the Allegheny County Council issued an official proclamation at its meeting on…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement announces six new staff and board members

Pittsburgh, Pa. (June 18, 2018) – South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) is excited to announce the oncoming of four new staff members and two new board members. Corrie Yanko, service coordinator; Erin Murray, lead early childhood teacher; Deborah Dempsey, volunteer manager; and Netra Kafley, family development specialist joined SHIM’s staff.…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement hosts second annual Angel Day

Pittsburgh, Pa. (Oct. 25, 2017) – South Hills Interfaith Movement invites the community to make an impact during its second annual Angel Day, taking place Nov. 8. Angel Day is an online day of giving dedicated to raising funds to support SHIM’s holiday celebrations and the purchase of gift cards…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement earns Charity Navigator four-star rating

Pittsburgh, Pa. (September 12, 2017) – South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator for the first time. This four-out-of-four-star rating was given for SHIM’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. “We are committed to being an accountable and transparent organization,” Jim Guffey,…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement distributes hundreds of backpacks to local kids

Pittsburgh, PA (July 17, 2017) – South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) will host its annual back-to-school celebrations to provide more than 700 backpacks and new school supplies to children in six South Hills school districts, so they can head back to school feeling confident and ready to learn. There will…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement announces new board members

Pittsburgh, Pa. (June 6, 2017) – South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) is pleased to announce the oncoming of three community leaders to its Board of Directors. Kimberly Love of InVision Human Services; Rev. Louise Rogers, Pastor for Peters Creek United Presbyterian Church; and Lejla Sehic, vice president and senior product…...

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SHIM event benefits South Hills families in need

Pittsburgh, PA (January 24, 2017) — South Hills Interfaith Movement will host its annual ‘Celebrate the South Hills with SHIM’ event at a new location, the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh of Southpointe, on May 17, 2017. The event serves as an opportunity to thank SHIM’s donors, supporters and volunteers and…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement announces staff changes

Pittsburgh, Pa. (Dec. 7, 2016) – As the South Hills continues to grow and change, so does South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM). SHIM is pleased to announce several staff changes and promotions at both SHIM’s Prospect Park Family Center and Bethel Park locations in order to adapt to the increased…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement partners with Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania on innovative pilot program

Pittsburgh, Pa. (Nov. 1, 2016) – South Hills Interfaith Movement has reshaped its winter coat program to ensure more children and adults are warm throughout the winter season. The organization is proud to announce a pilot partnership with the Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania to better serve more South Hills families…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement launches Angel Emporium 2.0

Pittsburgh, Pa. (October 4, 2016) – South Hills Interfaith Movement is pleased to announce a change in its annual Angel Emporium program for the upcoming holiday season. Over the past several years, the need for basics – from food to clothing to critical community services – has grown significantly. In…...

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