Free Meals Daily

772,865 meals served in fiscal year 2015-16.

Our DAILY FREE MEALS PROGRAM fills your body and soul with a nourishing meal in an atmosphere of respect, acceptance and love.

GLIDE's program is the only one in San Francisco to provide 3 nutritious meals a day, 364 days a year, to the city's poor, homeless and hungry.

Daily Meals

We began serving meals in 1969 as a volunteer-run potluck for 50, and now serve on average 2,163 meals a day with the help of 30 kitchen and security staff and thousands of volunteers each year. In 2014, GLIDE served 108,511 meals to seniors, 93,481 Coffee House meals, and 2,481 meals to families with children.


Breakfast: 8:00 - 9:00 am

Lunch: 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Dinner: 4:00 - 5:30 pm (Mon - Fri)

bagged lunches:

12:00 - 1:30 pm (Sat & Sun)



Senior Meals

The dining hall is reserved for seniors each morning from 7:30 - 8:00 am.


Holiday Meals

GLIDE invites the community to special meal services during the Holidays, including Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Women's Breakfast

We welcome participants of GLIDE's Women's Center drop-in support group, Women on the Move to breakfast between 10:30 - 11:00 am daily.


Serve A Meal

GLIDE relies on 60 volunteers each day to help keep the meals programming running. View opportunities and sign up to serve a meal.


"I know I can be right back in that line."

 Michael, Daily Free Meals Program Employee


Support the Meals Program

$100 provides a hot plate of food for 20 individuals.


$50 can feed 10 seniors a nutritious meal.

Donate Now


Want to Know More?

Call us for more information about our Daily Free Meals Program.


Phone: 415.674.6043



GLIDE  330 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 | 415.674.6000

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