Orange Slice
The modern grocery store is designed to hide the impact of seasons on the consumer. What a reality check it was, when the volunteer who does the grocery shopping for our Senior Meal Program had to report back that there were no oranges. No oranges? No oranges, because what wasn’t […]

It’s all connected


Winter Shelter Volunteers
Hot nutritious meals for people experiencing homelessness Every year when the fall season rolls around and our good friends at the Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness start their winter shelter program for people experiencing homelessness in our neighborhood, we try to do our part by providing some hot and nutritious meals at […]

HIP Meals for the winter shelter


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HIP Cooking Matters classes in the community for teens and adults We had a cooking matters class earlier this year with a Muslim women’s group at the North Seattle Family Center. They liked the class so much that they signed up their teen-aged girls! Kelly, one of our new AmeriCorps […]

Learning the joy of cooking



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That is right! Hunger Intervention program (HIP) is looking for an AmeriCorps VISTA member who will be our Food Security Awareness Champion next year. This is a full time (40 hours/week) position for one year starting end of February 2018. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in gaining a well-rounded […]

We are looking for a champion!


Carrie Bates
Please welcome our newest Board Member — Carrie Bates. We are excited to have her join our team! Carrie is a Corporate Relations Officer at United Way of King County where she has worked since 2014 bringing people together to build a stronger community where people have homes, students graduate, and families […]

Introducing our newest Board Member!


Invisible Goril quote
Everybody knows about the elephant in the room we don’t talk about, but what about the invisible gorilla we don’t see? If you haven’t seen the video, I highly recommend it. It blew my mind when I saw it for the first time. Recently I read an article in the New York Times that […]

What we don’t see can hurt us



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Darcy, HIP’s Meal Program Manager, introduces one of our volunteers, Earl, who bakes fresh bread rolls from scratch for our Senior Meals Program.      I consider myself a confident cook. Or at least you would hope so considering I run our Community Senior Meal Program. Curious then, I am […]

Earl’s rolls: baked with love


Heather Fucini
Kelly and Heather, our two new AmeriCorps members, joined HIP at the beginning of October just as our new school year programming was picking up steam! We are excited to have them join our team. Please welcome them and stop by to say ‘hi’! Kelly Bounxayavong Guess who’s back?! I’m […]

Meet HIP’s new AmeriCorps members!


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One unexpected comment captured my attention as I was reading through our Healthy HIP Pack surveys from last year. Many of the comments are just one word or phrase like “good”, “very good”, “it’s helpful” and “Thank you”. I understand that. You can guess the number of times I have […]

Power is the understanding that we can create change