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Dec-21-2023

GLIDE’s Toy Bag Giveaway delivers 2,400 toys to children across the Tenderloin

The winter holiday season means sharing quality time with friends, handing out gifts, singing songs of joy, and lighting candles. It also means collecting, packing, and putting approximately 2,400 toys into nearly 400 bags for distribution to underprivileged children throughout the Tenderloin!

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Dec-04-2023

Support GLIDE Families by donating new, unwrapped toys for our annual Toy Wonderland!

On December 21, GLIDE will collect toys, packing them into bags and distributing them to children (up to 11 years) who are enrolled in GLIDE programs. We are now collecting […]

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Nov-28-2023

Gratitude and GLIDE Make for a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving was back indoors at GLIDE and our Daily Free Meals Program delivered the goods by anticipating the full rush of hungry diners and serving 2,400 + meals, along with […]

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Nov-20-2023

A Harvest Dinner “On the Go”

No amount of rainy weather can stop GLIDE when it comes to feeding our community a week before Thanksgiving. GLIDE’s Family Resource Center (FRC) hosted it’s annual (and eagerly anticipated) […]

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Nov-02-2023

End Poverty Tows Coalition calls for safe parking and affordable housing

A community of families with children, students, and seniors who cannot afford the Bay Area’s high rents are living in RVs near Lake Merced. This community is facing the threat of 4-hour parking restrictions, which will require them to leave work or school to regularly move their vehicles or face ticketing and towing. Implementing the new parking restrictions without anywhere else to go will push families deeper into instability and homelessness.

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Oct-23-2023

Now Open: 60 Years of GLIDE History on Public Display in Unique Exhibit

Doors opened Sunday, October 15, to a first-of-its-kind historical exhibit encapsulating 60 years of GLIDE history under the leadership of Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani.  

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Oct-20-2023

GLIDE’s Building Modernization Plan: Preparing for the next 60 years

Sixty years ago, a young Black minister named Cecil Williams arrived at GLIDE, determined to breathe life into a dying church. Cecil’s arrival served as an awakening for GLIDE, inspired […]

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Oct-19-2023

GLIDE’s 2023 Holiday Jam: Keep On, A Night to Remember

2023 has marked a major milestone for GLIDE on so many fronts, including a return to community that has uplifted the Tenderloin and all of San Francisco. Beginning in July […]

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Oct-13-2023

GLIDE’s Statement on Israel

The GLIDE Foundation and Glide Memorial Church extend our deepest sympathy to those grieving and impacted by the escalating violence and the heinous acts of terror against innocent people.

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Sep-26-2023

GLIDE celebrates Assemblymember Matt Haney and a $1M milestone

It is with great joy that our GLIDE family warmly welcomed Matt Haney on September 25 to thank him for his support of a $1 million allocation in the State budget to fund GLIDE’s modernization project!

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Sep-11-2023

GLIDE Community Comes Together with SFPD

“If we can’t sit down and talk, we don’t have much of a chance to change the dynamic. No one wants to come to work and use a firearm.”  — […]

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Jul-27-2023

Party For A Cause And Come To GLIDE’s 14th Annual Legacy Gala!

In 2009 a small group of compassionate young entrepreneurs came together at GLIDE to inspire a new audience of young professionals across the San Francisco/ Bay Area about GLIDE’s mission to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.

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Jun-22-2023

GLIDE welcomes USDA for roundtable discussion on racial equity and food security 

GLIDE’s Center for Social Justice Director Dr. Holly Joshi (far right) hosts a roundtable discussion with representatives from local food organizations and the USDA  June 15th, 2023 GLIDE’s presence in […]

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Jun-16-2023

Juneteenth: An affirmation of liberation, justice, equality and the power of love

Dear GLIDE Community,   Celebrating Juneteenth renews our hope for change and our commitment to creating a more equitable society where everyone belongs and thrives. It is a joyous moment […]

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May-23-2023

Zero Waste Pantry: Building Sustainable Futures

Zero Waste Food Pantry: Building Sustainable Futures GLIDE’s Foundation’s Zero Waste Food Pantry is a vital program that prioritizes providing nutritious food to families with limited access. Our program serves […]

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Apr-26-2023

Improving Digital Literacy in the Asian American Community

Improving Digital Literacy in the Asian-American Community at GLIDE How do I connect to Wifi? Where do I access email? What is Google search?  Questions that sound so rudimentary to […]

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Apr-19-2023

Discuss The Riders Come Out at Night with authors Ali Winston and Darwin BondGraham and GLIDE’s Center for Social Justice

April 27, 20236:00 pmRegister for free for this virtual event. Ali Winston and Darwin BondGraham illuminate American police culture and the struggle for reform by using Oakland as a case […]

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Mar-30-2023

Raising $500 to distribute lunches when you are 14?

(Landon To holding lunches to be distributed outside of GLIDE) What do you say about a 14-year-old GLIDE volunteer who applied for a grant JUST to help our organization feed […]

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Mar-08-2023

Women’s History Month: Join us in creating a world that celebrates and invests in women

During this Women’s History Month, we lift up and affirm the importance of gender justice in our work and celebrate the powerful impact of women leaders at GLIDE working to create a world where everyone thrives. We know that fighting for women’s economic empowerment, reproductive rights and equality is fundamental to achieving our mission: to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community, mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization

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Jan-10-2023

SFPD set to curtail pretext stops

Many of us know the names: Sandra Bland, Daunte Wright, Philando Castile, Walter Scott, Sam DuBose. They are just a few of the hundreds of Americans across the country who have been killed by police during a traffic stop. In many of these cases, police had stopped the victim using a practice called “pretext stops” — pulling someone over for a minor traffic or equipment violation and then using that stop to conduct an unrelated speculative criminal investigation, not for the purpose of enforcing the traffic code.

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