Our Neighbors Need Your Support!
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit everyone hard and the financial impact will be felt long after the virus has left. The Hospitality Industry is just one of many that has been hit especially hard with so many local restaurants closing and food service workers losing their jobs.Read More >>
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 ‘givingRead More >>
Shout out to SurveyMonkey Contribute!
A GLIDE community partner leveraging innovative technology for social good GLIDE is fortunate to have the support of many local community partners, including our friends at SurveyMonkey, one of the generous sponsors of this year’s GLIDE Legacy Gala. This Saturday, August 5, SurveyMonkey folks will be in the house for the 8th annual Gala andRead More >>
Meet Brian Wang and Epidemic Ales!
GLIDE sends a huge shout out to the Epidemic Ales family for participating as a Food and Beverage Sponsor of this year’s 7th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala. We’re so excited to highlight their support, especially since one of their co-founders, Brian Wang, is also the Controller in GLIDE’s Finance Department! Brian shares his GLIDE story belowRead More >>
Shout out to the Taverna Aventine team! GLIDE is proud to feature Aventine as one of our Food and Beverage Sponsors at the 7th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala on Saturday, August 13, 2016. Rodrigo Nevado, Aventine Partner and Events Director, shares his GLIDE story as he answers our #toptwo burning questions.Read More >>
Meet Chef Kathy Fang
Shout out Chef Kathy Fang and the Fang Restaurant team! GLIDE is proud to feature Fang Restaurant as one of our Food and Beverage Sponsors at the 7th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala on Saturday, August 13, 2016.Read More >>
Celebrating Chinaka Hodge
By Dori Caminong (Manager, Special Events, Civic and Social Innovation) The GLIDE Legacy Gala is one day away! This special evening celebrates the beloved community of social influencers committed to making an impact in San Francisco. We will dance, eat, drink, rejoice and commemorate the visionary leadership of Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani whoRead More >>
Celebrating Kristi Yamaguchi
By Amber Zeise, Emerging Leader Intern – Special Events, Civic and Social Innovation As this year’s Annual Legacy Gala swiftly approaches, the GLIDE family is taking time to acknowledge and appreciate individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving the lives of others. This special evening celebrates the community by dancing, eating, drinking, and rejoicing! ItRead More >>
Celebrating Chip Conley
We are getting ready for one of San Francisco’s hottest young professional events, the 6th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala! An evening filled with music and dance honoring change agents who are dedicated to improving the lives of poor and underserved communities, San Francisco will come out and celebrate a 51-year legacy of love, leadership and community as exemplified through the legendary work of GLIDE’s Co-Founders Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani.
Three innovative individuals will be honored during the GLIDE Community Hero Award Ceremony, and this year’s winner of the Cecil Williams Legacy Award is… Chip Conley! “Chip formerly served on the GLIDE Board of Trustees, he provided strategic and experienced wisdom. A person of all seasons, Chip reaches deeply into the heart and soul of the human condition,“ shared Janice Mirikitani. Rev. Cecil Williams added, “His leadership is brilliant and bold, courageous and compassionate, and radically inclusive of all cultures. He walks that walk!“
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 GLIDERead More >>
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 changeRead More >>
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 whoRead More >>
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 eventRead More >>
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 AreaRead More >>
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 weRead More >>
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 memoryRead More >>