What GLIDE Means to Me

Unconditional Love. Radical Inclusivity. And Doing Your Part. GLIDE Church has a long-standing tradition of featuring voices from the community in a segment of Sunday Celebration called “I Am GLIDE.” Personal testimonies on the strength and power of unconditional love from our program participants, congregants, donors and volunteers provide what Rev. Angela Brown often refers


The Bay Area Gives Back

A Closer Look at GLIDE’s Legacy Gala partner Bob’s Steak & Chop House The GLIDE Legacy Gala may have come and gone but who says the inspiration needs to end? Not us! The Legacy Committee wants to keep the good going and has connected with some of our partners to learn more about what ‘giving


GLIDE Legacy Event – 08/22/15

Mary Wyatt graduated from Santa Clara University with a BA in Marketing. She started her career in advertising but switched to corporate philanthropy and is currently a Global Program Manager at Gap Foundation in San Francisco. This is her first year on the GLIDE Legacy Committee.  GLIDE: This is your first time attending the GLIDE


MEET AMY: Engaging the Next Generation

As the 5th annual GLIDE Legacy Gala is fast approaching us, this week we take a look behind the scenes with a member of GLIDE’s Legacy committee, Amy Gardner. The Legacy Gala is a celebration of 50 years of unconditional love and community, as well as a time to showcase the work of young change


A SF Love Story: Emily Cohen Shares How She Gave Her Heart to GLIDE

“A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.” – Henrik Ibsen   I often tell people that I fell in love with GLIDE by accident.  Just over a year ago, still (and hopefully forever) a tourist in my own city, I offered to take my father’s friend to


Experiencing GLIDE’s mission of Compassion, Care, and Unconditional Love

Today’s blog comes to us from Rebecca Sanchez, a member of the GLIDE Legacy Committee,  a radically inclusive team comprised of social entrepreneurs who strive to engage, inspire and educate new audiences of young professionals within the San Francisco Bay Area through GLIDE’s mission of unconditional love, compassion and social justice to broaden and deepen


The Redefinition of Charity

by Lauren Baranco, GLIDE Legacy Committee Saturday, July 28th, 2012 was a night for San Francisco to remember. I, along with nearly 900 of my closest friends, was fortunate enough to participate in A LOVE Supreme, the 3rd annual GLIDE Legacy Gala, presented by a dynamic group of young professionals in the Bay Area who


A Love Supreme: Saturday 7/28!

GLIDE’s 3rd Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala is this Saturday, July 28th, and there is still time to pick up your tickets! The GLIDE Legacy Committee, a cohort of San Francisco’s next generation of young philanthropists, will present A Love Supreme, a fundraising gala benefiting GLIDE, at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. This year’s event


Character Study: Be Inspired with Alex Volberding

We sat down with Alex Volberding, GLIDE Legacy Committee Member, to find out what motivates him to give back to the community through GLIDE. The GLIDE Legacy Committee is a radically inclusive team comprised of social entrepreneurs who strive to engage, inspire and educate new audiences of young professionals within the San Francisco Bay Area


3 Questions with Heather Pond, GLIDE Legacy Committee Member

                    Share your favorite highlight as a member of the GLIDE Legacy Committee. Hands down the Glide Legacy Gala has been my favorite highlight. The event itself requires a lot of dedication and hard work from the committee but it’s well worth it to know we


We are a Community!

by Mike Kim, Board Member and Legacy Committee Chair I can still recall the grocery bags lined in a row; frozen turkeys peeking through the top. I was in high school, unaware of the legacy and work of GLIDE, but had crossed the bay to volunteer with fellow classmates. Little did I know, that memory