Press Release: Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) Serving Summer Meals at North Seattle and Shoreline Sites

For Immediate Release

Contact:
Srijan Chakraborty
Executive Director
(206) 317-1979
info@hungerintervention.org

June 27, 2016, Seattle, Washington – The Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) announces the start of its 2016 Summer Meals program for children and teens under 18 beginning June 27th. This program is made possible by the sponsorship of the Simplified Summer Food Program for Children. Free meals and activities including reading, crafts, and games will be regularly offered at six different meal sites in North Seattle and Shoreline.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)        mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)        fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)        email: program.intake@usda.gov.
Location and time for meals at the six HIP meal sites are listed below. PLEASE NOTE: All meal sites will be closed for the Fourth of July.

Lake City Court
12536 33rd Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Lunch:  12:00 – 1:00 pm, 6/27/16– 8/26/16; M,T,W,Th,F

Lake City Community Center
12531 28th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Lunch:  12:00 – 1:30 pm, 6/27/16– 8/26/16; M,T,W,Th,F
Snack: 3:00 – 3:30 pm, 6/27/16– 8/26/16; M,T,W,Th,F

Jane Addams Middle School
11051 34th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Lunch:  12:00 – 1:00 pm, 6/27/16– 8/26/16; M,T,W,Th,F

Cedarvale Village
11050 8th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Lunch:  12:00 – 1:00 pm, 6/27/16– 8/26/16; M,T,W,Th,F

Paramount School Park
15300 8th Ave NE,Shoreline, WA 98155
Lunch: 12:00-1:00 pm, 6/27/16– 8/26/16; M,T,W,Th,F

Jackson Park Community Building
14374 30th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Lunch:  12:00 – 1:00 pm, 6/27/16– 8/26/16; M,T,W,Th,F
Snack:  3:15 – 3:45 pm, 7/11/16– 8/17/16; M,T,W,Th

The Hunger Intervention Program is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that seeks to end hunger in Seattle with innovative programs that bring together volunteers and community partners. The mission of Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) is to increase food security for underserved populations in North King County through nutritious meals, educational programs, and advocacy. Current HIP programs include Healthy HIP Packs, weekly Cooking Matters Classes, a weekly Senior Congregate Meal, Afterschool Meals, and Summer Meals for Kids. For more information, visit our website at www.hungerintervention.org.

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