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Join Our Team: Meal Program Coordinator

Join Our Team: Meal Program Coordinator

This position has been filled. Position Type: Full-time, exempt Hunger Intervention Program's (HIP) Senior Community Meal Program provides a low-cost, nutritious, and delicious hot lunch three days a week to seniors 60 and over as well as other members of the Lake...

HIP is hiring: Summer Eats Program Associates

HIP is hiring: Summer Eats Program Associates

This position has been filled. Temporary (June 17th to August 27th, 2021), 40 hours/week positionSeattle, Washington We are looking for someone who is passionate about ending childhood hunger by ensuring kids and teens have access to free meals during the summer. This...

Opening to a new normal

Opening to a new normal

COVID-19 vaccines are now widely available in the USA and approved for anyone 12 years or older. Many places have started lifting COVID-related safety restrictions. New guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) about masking for fully vaccinated people has...

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...