Ten-year Anniversary




Ever wonder how HIP got its name? Well wonder no more! Allow us to take you on a journey through HIP’s history, starting from its nascence in the 1990s. Back in the early ’90s, Linda Berger (pictured above) began working with Operation: Sack Lunch (OSL), a non-profit which still exists today feeding individuals […]

What’s in a name?





Even before HIP was officially an organization, we struggled with transportation. We really needed a cargo van to transport Northwest Harvest, Food Lifeline, and other food donations safely. For some years our personal Subaru Legacy station wagon did the job, which we also used to deliver meals downtown. The difficulty at Northwest Harvest […]

How the first HIP van came to be