Sound Generations, Hunger Intervention Program (HIP), Seattle Parks and Recreation, and Horn of Africa Services are teaming up to bring healthy meals, fitness programs, recreational activities, and social work services to East African elders in the north end of Seattle. This program launches on Tuesday, August 28th, and will be […]

Food and Fitness Program for East African Elders Launches at ...


At the end of August, Kelly’s time with HIP will come to an end and she will move on to bigger & better things in life. But she will leave a lasting impression on all of us here and everyone she has worked with. In this piece, she reflects on […]

A Birder’s-eye view of HIP


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



My name is Elizabeth and I’m the VISTA site supervisor for Lake City Court Apartments. Having grown up in the Lake City area, Lake City Court is a location that I was always familiar with, but knew very little about. Serving summer meals here daily has provided me with the […]

Meals and Gardening at Lake City Court


Hello, my name is Ramine Jarrahian and I am currently an Americorps VISTA working at the Hunger Intervention Program for the summer. So far my time as a VISTA at HIP has been quite an experience. Although I have volunteered at HIP in the past, the last two summers in […]

From the Past, to the Present, and into the Future–Forever ...


My summer as an Americorps VISTA member with the Hunger Intervention Program has been very memorable, rewarding, and has helped me better understand the prevalence of food insecurity in King County. Not only have I had the opportunity to reduce food insecurity by providing free meals to those in need, […]

Tasty Meals, Warm Smiles, and Big Hugs at ADWAS



Hello everyone! My name is Aleesha Gray and my site this summer is Jackson Park. Before I start talking about all the wonderful perks of Jackson Park and, of course, what makes Jackson Park such a lively place to be at every day, I would like to give some in […]

A Connection Deeper Than You Can Even Imagine


My name’s Marquesa and I’m the VISTA site supervisor for Paramount School Park. When I got accepted to be apart of summer meals, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I knew that we would be serving food and making some sort of impact within the community but what I […]

It’s More Than Just a Meal at Paramount School Park


Did you know that Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) as an organization was born in 2008? That means this year we get to celebrate ten years of serving and building community! So much has changed since the time we started. Many new programs have taken shape and grown over the years. […]

HIP celebrates ten years of serving and building community