The proposed Farm Bill will take food away from hard working families and children. We need you to speak up against these devastating cuts now. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), more commonly know as food stamps, has been one of the most effective anti-hunger and anti-poverty programs for many decades. […]

Tell Congress: #HandsOffSNAP


This is a story of how knowing about watermelon can change a life. After one of many nutrition education events, one student and class stood out as the most memorable teaching moment for us. HIP’s Nutrition Program Coordinators, Heather and Kelly, hosted a nutrition class at Northshore Adult Transition Program […]

Fruit or Water?


Ashley Gailus, a regular volunteer who helps serve afterschool snacks at the Lake City Library, shares her experience volunteering for the  program.   Volunteering at the Homework Help program in Lake City has been a great learning experience for me. There is a such a wide range of children that come […]

Why I volunteer



We have to say it – here at HIP we have the coolest volunteers. Charlie is one of them. Also known as “Ornery” (a nickname she wears with pride), Charlie is 66 years old and has been volunteering at our Senior Meals program for roughly one and a half years. […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Charlie


  Seattle, WA – Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) is expanding its twice-a-week Senior Community Meal program to three days a week starting Friday, April 20, 2018. Launched in November 2013 at the Lake City Community Center, HIP’s Senior Meals program has provided low-cost, nutritious hot meals for seniors 60 and […]

Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) expands Senior Community Meal Program to ...


My name is Alex Peterson and I’m super pumped to be working as the 2018-2019 AmeriCorps VISTA here at HIP. Food is an issue that I have always been passionate about (eating it, making it, conserving it, sharing it), so it is very cool that I will be able to […]

Meet HIP’s new VISTA member: Alex Peterson



We are excited to welcome two new board members to the HIP family! Rubina Goswami Rubina Goswami works at the Boeing Company as an Industrial Engineering Manager with a 9+ years of leadership experience in various fields. She holds a bachelor’s in business administration/ finance and a master’s in business […]

Introducing new HIP Board members


Volunteers needed for expanding Senior Meals Program We are very excited to expand our senior meal program, but we can’t do it alone. We need a lot of volunteers to fill a variety of positions to provide more hot, nutritious meals to north Seattle seniors. We need volunteers to prepare […]

Calling all hearts and hands


HIP is hiring! If you are looking for experience working with great volunteers, planning menus, and non-profit meal service, this is an excellent position for you. This is a part-time position that has the potential to grow from 0.6 FTE to 0.8 FTE depending on skills and abilities. Position Overview […]

Job Opening: Senior Meal Program Coordinator