NCM News

Ann, the shelter dog

walk and stock

Join Ann, the resident shelter dog here at Northside Common Ministries, at this year’s Walk for a Healthy Community as she and dozens of other Food Pantry supporters raise funds to stock the shelves at our food pantry. It’s easy – cut and paste the link below into your browser -sign up to our team…

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Enjoy an old fashioned church hall spaghetti dinner to raise funds for NCM

Join hundreds of other supporters of Northside Common Ministries at our first spaghetti dinner. Few things in life are as comforting as a church hall spaghetti dinner. Join us at Northmont Presbyterian Church at 8169 Perry Hwy (15237) in the North Hills on Saturday April 25th between 4 and 7pm. Take outs are available and…

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Our Volunteers ROCK!

This weekend the Allegheny County Medical Society selected Northside Common Ministries for its prestigious Benjamin Rush Community Service Award. NCM won this award because of the great work being done on site by volunteers and university interns who help educate our shelter residents and food pantry customers on  healthy living choices. Featured in the picture are…

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Jefferson award winner –our very own Pancake Man

One of the winners of the city of Pittsburgh Jefferson Award for volunteerism this year is our very own Pancake Man. Bill Pletz, better known as the Pancake Man, has been serving residents of the Pleasant Valley Homeless Men’s Shelter every Sunday morning for the past 15 years. Bill started cooking breakfast for the homeless…