Opportunities for families.

Serve your community, strengthen your family.

Family opportunities – Immediate

About 50% of food and all of the clothing we distribute each year comes from generous community donors like you. Learn more about hosting a drive here.

Family opportunities – Ongoing

  • Assist in planning the annual SHIM Holocaust Observance
  • Serve as liaison between SHIM and your house of worship by sharing updates in congregation communications, organizing drives, helping recruit volunteers
  • SHIM welcomes you to create an even that’s all your own! If you’re celebrating a birthday or other social gathering – turn it into a gift that can help others. Work with Debi, our volunteer manager, to have proceeds from your event support SHIM.

Interested in volunteering with SHIM?

Please complete this short form. Don’t worry, your information will only be used for SHIM volunteer opportunities.

Joining the movement.

SHIM volunteers are required to complete an application, attend an orientation and have PA Criminal Background, PA Child Abuse clearance and FBI/Act153 waiver. Please review what to expect during the volunteer orientation process.

Sign up for a volunteer event

Looking for other ways to help?