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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Anne

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Anne

Welcome to another Volunteer Spotlight! Anne is one of our newer volunteers, beginning in April of this year, but she has quickly become an essential part of the Shelter Meals team. She has lived in Seattle for 10 years and found out about HIP through classes at the...

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Lisa

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Lisa

For this month’s Volunteer Spotlight we’re getting to know Lisa. Lisa joined HIP’s Senior Meal prep crew in January and has been volunteering on Mondays and Fridays ever since. Lisa has also been assisting with our current Cooking Matters course, leading the cooking...

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Kris

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Kris

If you’ve ever come to Hunger Intervention Program’s Senior Community Meal at the Lake City Community Center, chances are you’ve met Kris. Kris is a part of HIP’s team of devoted volunteers who help serve at the community center every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday....

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Florence

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Florence

Happy April! This month we’re meeting Florence. Florence has a long history in the culinary world, and has been volunteering at HIP this spring as a teaching assistant for our first ever virtual Cooking Matters course. She chose to help with a cooking class as a means...

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Sarah

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Sarah

This month we're excited to meet Sarah. Sarah moved to Seattle in August of 2021 and quickly found out about HIP through our booth at the Lake City Farmers Market. She began volunteering right away and is now a regular part of our Friday Senior Meals team! As a...

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jane

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jane

Welcome to 2022’s first Volunteer Spotlight! Today we’re featuring Jane, who has been volunteering in the HIP kitchen since July 2021, originally with Shelter Meals and now with Senior Meals. Jane found HIP while on a search for a food-related volunteer position that...

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Bruce

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Bruce

Welcome to another volunteer spotlight! This month we’re learning about Bruce, but if you’ve helped at our Healthy HIP Packs packing parties you probably have already met him. Bruce has been with HIP since the beginning of the HIP Packs program, and has been one of...

HIP Celebrates Pumpkin Palooza

HIP Celebrates Pumpkin Palooza

Every year, Kaffeeklatsch Seattle hosts the Pumpkin Palooza, a free community event celebrating Halloween. At this event, community partners from around Lake City come together and provide fun festivities for families. At the end of the day a pumpkin carving and...