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Check Out Our August 2014 Newsletter!

“When he sees me studying it makes him want to read more.” Read about Jenna and her son in our August newsletter! Click here to download the newsletter (pdf).  If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, please contact us.

Miss Bertie, Miss Mary and Miss Dee, Volunteering No Matter What They may all be 80-something, but Miss Bertie, Miss Mary and Miss Dee certainly are not resting on their laurels. That’s because every Tuesday morning for the past decade, rain or shine, sleet or snow, you’ll see Miss Bertie, Miss Mary and Miss Dee volunteering at the North Side Ministry Food Pantry, sometimes even…

Check out our cool new healthy cooking video made by local teens for use in our food pantry!  15 high school students, who participate in an after-school program conducted by Goodwill’s YouthWorks Program, recently helped to produce this video, and a cookbook, for the Northside Community Food Pantry. Both the video and the cookbook will help communicate the importance of healthy eating! The 15 high school students are part of YouthWorks’…

Ann, the shelter dog

We have a new shelter resident!

Meet Ann, an eight year old lab mix, who recently moved from the Western PA Humane Society Animal Shelter to the Pleasant Valley Homeless Men’s Shelter.  The move required just a short walk between the two Northside Social Service organizations, but the results were life changing. Read more about Ann in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article…

How NCM and Goodwill Change Lives

Northside Common Ministries is an affiliate unit of Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Goodwill and NCM change lives everyday! Meet the people who Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania and NCM help. This collection of testimonials will introduce you to our clients and how our programs and services have changed their lives.