Honoring 50 Years of a San Francisco Legacy at the Fourth Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala on Saturday, July 20 at San Francisco’s City View at the METREON
Join the next generation of young professionals and philanthropists in supporting GLIDE’s storied 50 year legacy of love, leadership and community at the fourth annual GLIDE Legacy Gala – A Love Supreme at San Francisco’s City View at the METREON on Saturday, July 20th. Celebrating GLIDE’s 50th anniversary and sponsored by the GLIDE Legacy Committee, the annual black-tie affair is an evening of music, dance and celebration that recognizes the important work of up-and-coming change agents who are dedicated to improving the lives of others. With a hosted bar and hors d'oeuvres from some of San Francisco’s finest restaurants, the evening’s entertainment will include the GLIDE Ensemble and Change Band along with Lara Johnston, and DJ KingMost.
Thank you to our generous event sponsors!
Tickets range in price from $85 for General Admission to $150 for VIP tickets and are available at Eventbrite. Your VIP ticket will include a meet-and-greet with GLIDE Founders Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani, special access to backstage and terrace lounges, and premium access to specialty cocktails and small bites.
During the Legacy Gala, the GLIDE Legacy Committee – a group of young social entrepreneurs – will recognized the outstanding contributions of four architects of change who embody the passion and spirit of GLIDE’s Co-Founders, Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani and the organization’s mission. This year, GLIDE honored the voice of the World Champion SF Giants and Bay Area radio personality Renel Brooks Moon (Janice Mirikitani Award 2013), former SF 49er and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott (Cecil Williams Award 2013), World Champion SF Giants center fielder and ADHD spokesperson Andres Torres (GLIDE Community Hero Award 2013) and GLIDE Daily Free Meals Program team member James Sampaga (GLIDE Walk That Walk Award 2013) for embodying the passion and spirit of GLIDE's legacy, their humanitarian efforts speak to the hearts and minds of young people across the globe to lead a life that empowers others to seek their greatest potential. Mr. Lott was unable to attend, Kamba Tshionyi, the Executive Director of All Stars Helping Kids accepted the award on his behalf. Along with Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani, Kiwoba Allaire, Founder of the Rocket Fuel Gives Back program and GLIDE Board member Faham Zakariaei presented the awards to the 2013 honorees highlighting their amazing contributions.
An online auction fundraiser on eBay featuring a variety of fabulous items offering the ultimate music, food, wine, travel, sports items and lifestyle experiences from San Francisco to New York will be avaialble! Auction will run from July 10-20, 2013 on eBay.com/glidesf. Auction will feature items and experiences from Asian Art Musuem, Beach Blanket Babylon, Bloomingdale's, California Academy of Sciences, The Crucible, De Young Museum, Exploratorium, Grouper, Good Vibrations, Intrepid Travel, Legion of Honor, Mohinders, Oakland A's, POPSUGAR, Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, Satori Yoga Studio, Sequoyah Hills Country Club, Skinceuticals , The Crucible, Trefethen Family Vineyards, Vidal Sasoon and many others.
For more information about the GLIDE Legacy Gala, please call (415) 674-6001 or email.