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Advocate’s guide to Washington State

Advocate’s guide to Washington State

Washington has 49 legislative districts (you can find your district here) and each district has two Representatives and one Senator that represents that district’s constituents in the Washington House and Senate, respectively.  Your legislators are elected to...

HIP’s Wellness Powerhouse

HIP’s Wellness Powerhouse

Claire Dunn came to HIP as an AmeriCorps volunteer with an interest in preventative medicine and a goal to eventually attend medical school. While she was disappointed that HIP could no longer hold in-person cooking and nutrition classes due to the COVID pandemic, she...

How to be an anti-hunger advocate

How to be an anti-hunger advocate

The 2021 Washington Legislative session is in full swing, and it’s easier now than ever to be an anti-hunger champion! With all legislative activity being virtual this year, many new advocates are excited to get involved, all from the comfort of their homes. If you’re...

Thank you supporters! Our gift to you

Thank you supporters! Our gift to you

HIP could not have survived 2020 and the pandemic without all the countless volunteers, donors, produce-growers, fundraisers, and community champions who showed up again and again for HIP. Since we can't throw you a party this year, we've put together a little gift...

HIP pivots in a pandemic

HIP pivots in a pandemic

In late spring, food banks and community organizations were scrambling to meet increasing needs as impacts from the pandemic spiked. Through a collaboration with the City of Shoreline, HIP learned of residents needing assistance with groceries. HIP was able to pivot...

HIP Meals Bolster a Community

HIP Meals Bolster a Community

Tucked away on a small lot near Haller Lake is one of the last mobile home parks in Seattle. Modest but vibrant and relatively affordable, especially for a city that still has skyrocketing rents, Bella-B Mobile Home Park caters to families. Kids’ toys mingle with...

Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight

Linda Boyd digs data Linda Boyd is a trendsetter. She's been volunteering remotely with HIP before it was "the new norm". Every week, behind the scenes, Linda meticulously enters data from our meal programs and saves the staff hours of time and trouble that can be...