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Voices from the front lines of GLIDE’s efforts serving those in need and advocating for change.

Aug 30, 2022

Preventing Drug Overdoses with Medically Assisted Treatment in San Francisco

On August 31, GLIDE observes International Overdose Awareness Day in remembrance of those who have lost their lives to overdose. It is also a day to challenge the damaging stigmas associated with drug use and to elevate compassionate, effective approaches to overdose prevention. Deaths from drug overdoses remain shockingly high in San Francisco – 641 deaths were reported in 2021 and 2022 has already seen nearly 300. Sadly, overdose has been the leading cause ...

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May-04-2022

For the People: GLIDE presents a special Ramadan recipe

In honor of Ramadan coming to an end, Humera Shaikh, GLIDE Communications Associate and her sister Fayeeza share a Ramadan recipe with us. ...


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Apr-28-2022

GLIDE Voices Honors Ramadan: Featuring Humera Shaikh

GLIDE Voices is honoring Ramadan; we asked Humera Shaikh, Communications Associate, what does Ramadan mean to you?    ...


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Apr-26-2022

Glide Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

GLIDE Foundation (GLIDE), a nationally recognized center for social justice, is pleased to announce the recent appointments of Tracy Layney, Allison L. Magee, Mark Ryle, and Virginia Walker to its Board of Directors. The four new members will help GLIDE in the implementation of its bold, large-scale strategic plan to deliver solutions to complex problems addressing both the symptoms and root causes of poverty and homelessness and to help more people off the streets, stabilize their lives, and thrive for good....


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Apr-26-2022

CELEBRATING A LEGACY OF COMMITMENT

GLIDE, eBay and Warren Buffett Celebrate the Grand Finale Power of One Charity Auction Lunch With $19 Million Record-Breaking Winning Bid. “It’s been nothing but good,” Warren Buffett has said about the lunch. “I’ve met a lot of interesting people from all over the world. The one universal characteristic is that they feel the money is going to be put to very good uses.”...


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Apr-16-2022

GLIDE Voices Honors Passover: Featuring Rabbi Michael Lezak

GLIDE Voices is honoring Passover; we asked Rabbi Michael Lezak, what does Passover mean to you?    ...


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Apr-06-2022

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Nearly 80% of all opioid overdose deaths take place outside of medical settings, ushering in a new era where heroes in street clothes are stepping into the role of first responder....


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Apr-06-2022

GLIDE Voices Honors Ramadan: Featuring Guled Muse

GLIDE Voices is honoring Ramadan; we asked Guled Muse, Community Engagement Manager, what does Ramadan mean for you?    ...


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Mar-29-2022

Meet Marilyn Kincaid, GLIDE’s Archivist

As GLIDE continues its celebration of Women’s History Month, we reflect on the achievements and contributions women have made to the GLIDE community and to the racial and social justice...


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Apr-20-2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Andy Shapiro

This week, GLIDE is honoring National Volunteer Week by celebrating our amazing volunteers! We are kicking the week off with a spotlight on Andy Shapiro, who has been volunteering at GLIDE for over two years....


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