Something is always happening at SHIM

Lights On Afterschool: Kids can choose from 65 free quality events in Pittsburgh

Kidsburgh – When the final school bell rings on Thursday, Oct. 24, the fun will just be getting started. Around the country, schools, libraries, community centers and other organizations will…

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‘United for Women’ helps local women emerge from crisis

TribLIVE – Andreá Long never expected to be a fulltime caregiver to her teenage son. But, after an injury in a pickup football game left the 14-year-old unable to walk,…

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From Refugee to College Student: The Five Greatest Lessons We Learned at SHIM

It is hard to imagine where each of us would be today if it weren’t for SHIM. Would one of us be in love with software development and another preparing…

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Back in the classroom

While most learning happens in the classroom, what happens outside of the classroom can be just as important. Here at SHIM, our After School Program partners community volunteers with local…

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SHIM’s back-to-school celebrations provide families with school supplies

TribLIVE – Kamik Kharel is excited to start first grade at McAnnulty Elementary in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District. Thanks to nonprofit South Hills Interfaith Movement’s back-to-school celebrations, held Aug. 12-16,…

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Baldwin alum, Nepal native receives full scholarship to Villanova

TribLIVE – Ritika Chamlagai has never doubted that she will someday be a doctor. As a child growing up in a refugee camp in Nepal, the hospitals were lacking even…

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What’s Happening: Week of Aug. 4

The Almanac –Back-to-school events at SHIM South Hills Interfaith Movement will host three back-to-school celebrations to provide more than 700 backpacks, donated by CentiMark Corp., and new school supplies to…

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Food pantries need extra help in summer

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – During the school year, 43,000 children rely on free and reduced-price meals throughout Allegheny County. In the South Hills, nearly 4,000 kids qualify for these meals. But…

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Growing with SHIM: St. Louise Community Garden

As the Sunday evening sun shines away along McMurray Road in Upper St. Clair, the parishioners of St. Louise de Marillac are busy harvesting brightly colored vegetables for their South…

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South Hills Interfaith Movement pantries serve record numbers

The Almanac – In June 2019, South Hills Interfaith Movement’s food pantries served more than 1,900 people in 592 households, a record number of neighbors in need. As the need…

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