Happy Holidays here at GLIDE

by Kristen Growney Yamamoto, co-Executive Director

 

GLIDE has come to represent the best of the holidays to me.  Thanksgiving was the kickoff of the holiday season here.  Celebrations of gratitude combined with feeding others bring out the best in our community. GLIDE served nearly 5000 meals during on Thanksgiving, and about 400 volunteers came to help. Those who came were touched by how meaningful their experience was to them—whether it was gratitude, giving or love.

GLIDE hosts special holiday events each week through Christmas.  Each is a celebration of the season, community, and compassion and connection.  On December 6, we held our annual senior luncheon, a festive turkey dinner for the hundreds of seniors we serve each day.  Volunteers from PG&E served as gracious waiters and waitresses for the seniors during their special luncheon.

Coming up soon are the Grocery Bag Giveaway, Toy Bag Giveaway, Old Navy Shopping Spree, Prime Rib Luncheon, Christmas Dinner and special Christmas Celebrations in the church.  Join us if you can, and you will have an enriching experience to carry you through the rest of the holiday season.  And, you’ll be helping thousands in our community embrace their lives with hope and dignity!

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2 comments on “Happy Holidays here at GLIDE
  1. miki pryor says:

    Please post your hilarious Nativity 2.0 slide show . Thanks!

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