Stories

Back in the classroom

While most learning happens in the classroom, what happens outside of the classroom can be just as important. Here at SHIM, our After School Program partners community volunteers with local kindergarten through fifth grade students to help them complete their homework, enjoy a snack and spend quality time together. LuAnne…...

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Growing with SHIM: St. Louise Community Garden

As the Sunday evening sun shines away along McMurray Road in Upper St. Clair, the parishioners of St. Louise de Marillac are busy harvesting brightly colored vegetables for their South Hills neighbors in need. A member of the church’s Catholic Men’s Fellowship (CMF), Andy Hays holds this work very close…...

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Young philanthropists step up to sack hunger

Still new to Upper St. Clair after their recent move from Michigan, Jackson and Alex VanHoorelbeke, 15-year-old twins, admit they don’t know much about the South Hills. But after learning about the many people throughout our community struggling to put food on the table, they stepped up to make a…...

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