Something is always happening at SHIM

700 backpacks to be distributed to South Hills area students

TribLIVE – Back-to-school sales already have started and the South Hills Interfaith Movement is ready to help ease the financial burden families face when getting ready for the new school…

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How summer learning can prepare your kid for back to school

Summer is a time of sun, fun, and no school! But just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean the learning should stop. During the summer months, learning loss among children, especially…

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School supply connection

Kidsburgh – It is hard to think about heading back to school in the thick of summer, but local non-profits have to do that just to be ready.  They are…

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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…

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Our neighbors: The top five things you might not know about refugee families

While the refugees in our community have faced challenges and overcome battles that are seemingly incomprehensible, just like each of us, they are working hard every day to build the…

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Shimpact newsletter summer 2017

South Hills Interfaith Movement Newsletter

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Mt. Lebanon resident’s nonprofit benefits childhood hunger organizations

The Almanac – The setup of Jennifer McDowell’s charity is simple: Only women. A yearly $500 membership. All money goes to childhood hunger. Despite its simplicity, Giving2Grow has granted more…

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Op-Ed: Find ways to keep children fed all summer long

The Almanac – Despite the beauty and prosperity in our community, poverty is hidden in the shadows. Many families in our community struggle to make ends meet. They are working…

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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…

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South Hills Interfaith Movement supporters learn all about whom they help

The Almanac – As is the case with many a bright, energetic 12-year-old, Gogan Phuyal aspires to be an astronaut. “And since my parents have given me the opportunity,” he…

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