Something is always happening at SHIM

South Hills Interfaith Movement calls on volunteers for CheckMates program

TribLIVE –Kathryn Powell calls her new friend every Monday. The two chat about everything from how the Steelers performed Sunday to tips for keeping in touch with long-distance family members.…

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What makes a successful leader?

Leadership is a skillset and a gifting that has been applied to different persons throughout the course of human history. We each encounter various leaders in the different aspects of…

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Shimpact newsletter fall 2018

South Hills Interfaith Movement Newsletter…

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Back-to-School: Tips to save and ways to help

As a parent with small kids, a friend of many other parents with children of their own, and the director of programs at SHIM, I know firsthand the struggles families…

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New site doubles space for SHIM Family Center

The Almanac – Among the more prominent features of older education buildings is the presence of large windows, as is the case for Baldwin-Whitehall School District’s former Wallace School. “That’s…

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Bright, welcoming new Family Center opens a world of opportunities for SHIM

TribLIVE – Enise Sari spent much of her first year in the United States in tears. She lived in McKeesport with her husband and young son, and she was pregnant…

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The power of kids giving back

Kids can make a difference, too. Many parents look for ways for their children to give back to their communities in unique ways. SHIM hosts events throughout the year for…

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Healthy eating, volunteer opportunities drive SHIM’s Bean Project

The Almanac – Five-year-old Lilah Solomon isn’t exactly a fan of beans. Garbanzos, maybe. She calls them chickpeas. But with some limitations on how they’re prepared: “No, I don’t like hummus.”…

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SHIM Celebrates 50 Years of Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Mon Valley Messenger – 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…

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