Hospitality Industry Partnerships (HIP) is excited to announce that they are expanding their meal distribution to Carson City starting Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 4 PM.  

HIP was recently formed with the mission to feed hospitality and service industry team members that are out of work or have been placed on reduced hours.  This includes, but is not limited to, restaurant, bar, casino, hotel, hair and nail salon, barber shop, fitness, special event & sports event personnel.  HIP has assembled a group of local food industry volunteers, taking no profit, to prepare meals at the lowest cost.  In the first two weeks of this program, the team has served over 630 meals, feeding approximately 1,900 people. 

In addition to the meal distribution in Reno at Liberty Food & Wine Exchange via Fulton Alley on Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 4 – 7 PM, HIP will now also be in Carson City at The Union via Curry Street on Thursday’s and Saturday’s from 4 – 6 PM giving out up to 100 meals each of these days.  Meals are available on a first come, first serve basis. Vegan/vegetarian options will be available. Each meal will serve 2-3 people. Social distancing protocols are in place.  

If you are interested in helping through the donation of time or product, please email the HIP team at [email protected].  If you would like to make a monetary donation, please visit or send checks, payable to Hospitality Industry Partnerships, to PO Box 17332, Reno, NV 89511.

About HIP
HIP is a team of local individuals working together with the hospitality industry to provide food relief to out of work and limited work hospitality team members in this time of need.  More information about this initiative can be found by visiting