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Black Lives Matter: A statement from HIP

Black Lives Matter: A statement from HIP

Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in denouncing ongoing institutional and systemic racism that has led to the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and violence towards countless other black individuals...

Reducing Your Food Waste

Reducing Your Food Waste

When planning out a full week of groceries for yourself or your family it can be difficult to figure out what you will need, especially if you are on a budget or do not have time to make multiple trips per week. A common tendency is to over purchase and end up having...

When it rains, it floods

When it rains, it floods

Covid-19 musings from HIP's Meal Program Manager, Darcy Buendia. Your brain can't function in emergency mode forever. Eventually, you just become numb and a "new normal" is born.  There was a period of a few weeks in which, here at HIP, we were in emergency mode. Some...

Colorful Eating

Colorful Eating

Fresh Veggies from Pikes Place Market Most people have the desire to eat healthy meals, but sometimes healthy eating can feel out of reach. Since there are often barriers that could come into play when people are trying to eat a healthy diet, here are some basic...

AmeriCorps Week- Stories of past and present members

AmeriCorps Week- Stories of past and present members

What does it mean to be an AmeriCorps Member? For me, Emily, it meant moving to Seattle, coming into a new community, and doing something I had never done before. Every one of the AmeriCorps members throughout HIP's history has a different story, a unique beginning,...

Help HIP Tackle Hunger in the Time of COVID-19

Help HIP Tackle Hunger in the Time of COVID-19

Dear Friends, Volunteers and Supporters, As you know, in these unsettling times with many people hunkering down at home, HIP is still open and even expanding, while following all the public health protocols for safe operations. Now more than ever, HIP’s work is...

New Faces at HIP

New Faces at HIP

HIP welcomed two new people to our team just this week! Toni Higgs is our newest staff joining as our Development Coordinator. Jennifer Sogn is our new AmeriCorps VISTA member filling in the spot that Emily left vacant. We are excited to welcome both of them to our...