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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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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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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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South Hills Interfaith Movement seeks donations of school supplies

TribLIVE – South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) is looking for donations to help provide kids in the South Hills with the school supplies they need to have a successful school…

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South Hills Interfaith Movement seeks back-to-school donations

The Almanac – South Hills Interfaith Movement is looking for donations to help provide area youngsters with school supplies. Thanks to a donation from CentiMark Corp., SHIM will distribute more…

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South Hills Interfaith Movement celebrates the South Hills

The Almanac – South Hills Interfaith Movement hosted its annual Celebrate the South Hills with SHIM event May 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn – Southpointe in Cecil Township. “This…

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