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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...

A whirlwind initiation

A whirlwind initiation

Shaili Parekh joined the HIP team just last month and has already dished out some incredible meals. You can read her introduction here. In this blog post, she reflects on her journey with HIP so far. Shaili with boxed senior meals at the HIP kitchen I’ve been at HIP...

Newest HIPster loves to cook

Newest HIPster loves to cook

Shaili Parek loves the outdoors HIP welcomes Shaili Parekh as the new Senior Meals Coordinator for HIP. Shaili brings a wealth of food experience to the position. She was a line cook at Tilth, a farm-to-table fine dining restaurant. In addition, Shaili served with...

Farewell from Bryn

Farewell from Bryn

“No you can’t stack one more box on top I’m at my max already.” Bryn arrived at HIP two years ago as a new graduate of McGill University in Montreal. While managing senior meals, she has navigated through kitchen floods, a pandemic requiring more meals than ever, a...

AmeriCorps volunteer responds to a crisis

AmeriCorps volunteer responds to a crisis

AmeriCorps volunteer Frankie Beach My name is Frankie Beach and I am currently serving as Food Security and Nutrition Program Coordinator with Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) in Lake City, Seattle.  Since the COVID-19 outbreak, HIP has been in crisis mode, trying to...

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...