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April 8, 2011
CONTACT: Denise Lamott, 415.381.8793, Denise@DeniseLamottPR.com


EAST BAY CHAPTER OF THE UNITED SIKHS PARTNER WITH GLIDE TO FEED THE HUNGRY AND HOMELESS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 9

 

WHAT: The East Bay Chapter of the United Sikhs will return to GLIDE to serve a free traditional vegetarian Sikh meal to the poor and hungry.  The lunchtime exotic cuisine will consist of Paneer and garbanzo, vegetable curry, lentil soup, naan, fruit, salad, dessert and chai.

The Sikhs will prepare the meal in their temple’s cooking facilities in the East Bay then, along with dozens of volunteers, will transport the meal to serve at GLIDE.

This unique and diverse event aligns perfectly with GLIDE's mission to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.

WHEN: Noon to 1:30pm, Saturday, April 9th

WHERE: GLIDE’s Dining Hall, 330 Ellis Street

ABOUT GLIDE:

Located at Ellis and Taylor Streets in the Tenderloin, one of San Francisco's harshest urban environments, GLIDE is an oasis that has served the poor and disenfranchised for 45 years.   From serving over one million meals a year, to operating a professional medical clinic, to offering weekly spiritual celebrations at GLIDE Church, and much more – GLIDE touches the lives of many people. GLIDE has helped thousands of disenfranchised and poor people get back on their feet and find their way to jobs, housing and spiritual fulfillment.

GLIDE’s Daily Free Meals Program fills bodies and souls 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.

For more information about GLIDE, please call (415) 674-6000 or visit www. GLIDE.org.

 

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