Seattle, WA – Thornton Creek Elementary is partnering with Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) to provide nutritious meals for students in the community who are at risk of weekend hunger when the school-based Free and Reduced-price Meal Program is not available. This is an innovative partnership where teachers, parents, and students […]

Thornton Creek Elementary partners with Hunger Intervention Program to help ...


Thanks to your continued advocacy, the Washington House and Senate have finally passed the Breakfast After the Bell bill this year and will soon be signed into law by Governor Inslee! This is a big deal for thousands of children from low-income families who will now get a healthy start to their […]

YOU did it!! Your advocacy made Breakfast after the Bell ...


It’s hard to believe Ty has been with HIP for an year already! Its time to say goodbye and celebrate a wonderful year of service for Ty (while we secretly shed a few tears). Here is a reflection from Ty looking back at her experience with HIP over the last […]

An experience I wouldn’t trade for anything



During each legislative session, the Anti-Hunger & Nutrition Coalition hosts Hunger Action Day, our lobby day in Olympia that highlights issues facing hungry families in Washington State, and brings their stories and priorities to legislators in the positions to make change that reduces hunger. Check out our coalition’s 2018 legislative […]

Join HIP for Hunger Action Day 2018


Check out this shiny new annual report card for our fiscal year ending in September 30, 2017. With your support, we had yet another phenomenal year of serving our community. We hope you feel good about what we have accomplished together. You have taken a stand for children and families […]

Report to the Community: HIP 2016-17 Annual Report


One of the most exciting developments in the last few years for HIP has been our partnership with schools who are stepping up to take leadership in addressing childhood hunger. In 2016, HIP pioneered a school-to-school model in which a low-needs school helps support the food needs of a high-risk […]

More schools stepping up to end childhood hunger



As Kelly, one of our superstar AmeriCorps members this year, completes her first quarter at HIP, she reflects on her experience so far. I’ve been with with HIP for 3 months now, and for those of you who don’t know, 3 months is a milestone in Americorps time. I’m already […]

Why my AmeriCorps term at HIP is totally worth it


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


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