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Self Sufficiency Success

The pandemic threw many neighbors into unexpected economic hardship. People started to realize that their employment status was not as stable as they expected. As SHIM continuously adapted to the…

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Patti Cook, Volunteer Extraordinaire

More than 200 volunteers power SHIM programs. One of these exemplary volunteers is Patti Cook. Each year, Patti donates between 300-600 hours to SHIM. Her dedication to helping her neighbors…

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Former Youth Mentoring Student Graduates from College

A Youth Mentoring student from past years, Hser Mular Doh, graduated last weekend with a Bachelor’s degree from Carlow University. Hser Mular Doh is the first person from her family…

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Becky Brown, After School Director

SHIM is lucky to have dedicated staff members working tirelessly to improve the lives of their neighbors. One of these amazing staff members is Becky Brown, one of SHIM’s After…

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Celebrate the South Hills with SHIM raised $108,000

SHIM’s annual fundraiser, Celebrate the South Hills with SHIM, was a huge success! On May 14, under beautiful blue skies, more than 175 neighbors gathered to celebrate the diversity and…

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Charlotte’s Story

One of SHIM’s CheckMates volunteers, Charlotte began calling Emma*—age 100—during the pandemic. They talk for about 90 minutes each week. Emma loves to share stories with Charlotte. Her life stories…

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Jack’s Story

Jack was a hardworking student studying for his X-ray board exam and looking for a good job in healthcare when the COVID-19 pandemic began. When everything shut down, he was…

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Kids Who Care for their Community

SHIM is blown away by the generosity of kids in the South Hills. We are grateful for the dedicated young neighbors who care deeply about their community and want to…

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Inflation Irritations

Lately we’ve been hearing a lot about inflation. Thanks to supply chain issues and increased demand, many items are becoming more and more expensive. In the last 14 months, the…

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