Something is always happening at SHIM

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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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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