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SHIM Food Drive in Bethel Park Helps 600 Local Households

South Hills-Mon Valley Messenger – More than 90 volunteers from the South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) helped families in need on June 20 at Bethel Park High School. One of a series of food drives during the COVID-19 pandemic, this distribution aided about 600 households. Cars started lining up on…...

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SHIM, Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank distribute essentials in Bethel Park

The Almanac – South Hills Interfaith Movement partnered with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Bethel Park municipality to distribute food to more than 500 carloads in a two-hour mass distribution June 20. Families from across the region came to Bethel Park High School to receive three boxes each of…...

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Mt. Lebanon Junior Women’s Club awards grants, scholarships

The Almanac – In its 52nd year, Mt. Lebanon Junior Women’s Club awarded $14,000 to its 2019-20 major grant beneficiary, Young Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation. South Hills Interfaith Movement was also awarded a $500 mini-grant in recognition of the role the organization has played in helping the community during…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement’s After School Teachers Celebrate Students with Parade

South Hills-Mon Valley Messenger – The South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) After School Program teachers, staff, volunteers and their families participated in a parade on Thursday, May 25 that drove past the homes of all 75 of the program’s students. With COVID-19 upending the school year for thousands of children in…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement holds parade for After School students

The Almanac – In the PBS animated children’s show “Nature Cat,” the title character’s voice is provided by “Saturday Night Live” veteran Taran Killam. Whether it was he or someone else who donned a Nature Cat costume for South Hills Interfaith Movement’s After School parade, the youngsters along the way…...

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The week in photos: May 15-21, 2020

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – A recipient gives a thumbs up with volunteers as they give the okay to move vehicles through during a mass food distribution arranged by South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at South Hills Village in Bethel…...

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Parade celebrates kids before summer vacation begins

WPXI – We know that the coronavirus pandemic is an overwhelming and stressful time for everybody, so we’re going to put together some positive things that are happening within our community to help those in need. Members of the South Hills Interfaith Movement, families and volunteers participated in a parade…...

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Coping Through Covid: Part 2

Mt. Lebanon Magazine – “Please let the kindness stop so that I can keep up with all of this writing!” I typed in distress to my coworker, who had just sent me three more stories of goodwill that she found on Facebook, to be included in this “Coping through COVID”…...

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South Hills Interfaith Movement to celebrate after-school students

Tribune-Review – South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM) After School program volunteers, teachers, staff and students will ride past the homes of all 75 of the program’s students on Thursday. Nature Cat from WQED also will make an appearance. According to a news release, SHIM’s After School program offers support to…...

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Coping Through COVID: Part 1

Mt. Lebanon Magazine – You would be hard-pressed to think of a time that has directly affected every single member of our local, national and global community more than the coronavirus has, and it is obvious that it will continue to do so for months, even years, to come. The…...

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