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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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Volunteering: Why you should make time to give back

Time is something of which I never seem to have enough. Our family is busy. Like so many families today, my husband and I both work long hours in full-time…

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Why nonprofit organizations are important and why their boards need you

If you Google the words “nonprofit organization,” multiple definitions will appear. But they will all define a nonprofit as: an organization whose purpose is something other than making a profit…

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Volunteering: Making a difference in your community – and yourself

I started volunteering with SHIM over 10 years ago and have seen and experienced how volunteers and staff make a big difference in the lives of SHIM families. But it…

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SHIM receives grant for ‘Two Cultures, One Me’ project

The Almanac – Even those who tend to view high school as their “glory days” will concede that being a teenager is kind of tough. “You’re going through physical changes,”…

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